UCF Engineering Team ‘Sees’ Causes of Jet Engine Turbine Coating Damage

UCF Engineering Team 'Sees' Causes of Jet Engine Turbine Coating Damage

A UCF-led research team has succeeded in studying the impact of extreme heat on jet engine turbines in near real-time, which could ultimately help manufacturers better protect against breakdown. The work, which was published Thursday in Nature Communications, was conducted at the University of Central Florida, the Institute of Materials Research at the German Aerospace […]

  • Women's Basketball: Academic Excellence Award Winners

    The UCF women’s basketball team earned the 2013-14 American Athletic Conference Team Academic Excellence Award on Wednesday. The Knights boasted the highest collective grade-point average for their respective sport among other programs in the league. Winners are chosen based on the 2013-14 grade-point average of each student-athlete who appeared on an institution’s roster as of […]

  • The American's Top Football Program

    UCF football exited Conference USA by claiming the league’s Sport Academic Award in back-to-back seasons for 2011 and 2012. Now as a member of the American Athletic Conference, the Knights continued that trend Wednesday by earning the Team Academic Excellence Award as The American’s top football program in the classroom. The honor is handed out […]

  • Football: LB Plummer Named to Walter Camp Award Watch List

    The 15th and final National College Football Awards Association watch list was released Friday, with the Walter Camp Football Foundation announcing UCF linebacker Terrance Plummer was on its watch list for the 2014 Player of the Year. There were 50 players selected to this year’s list including five linebackers. The Walter Camp Award is the […]


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  • Florida Hospital Honored for $1 Million Grant

    Florida Hospital was honored by the UCF College of Nursing and the UCF Foundation last night at the FAIRWINDS Alumni Center for its contributions to the university and the college. The hospital recently gave a $1 million grant to establish The Florida Hospital Endowed Chair in Healthcare Simulation. This is the sixth endowed chair established […]

  • Referee U: Meet Two NBA Officials Who Learned Their Trade at UCF

    UCF alumni Brent Barnaky and Steve Anderson, two of the National Basketball Association’s 62 referees, credit a course offered through UCF’s intramural sports program for giving them a solid foundation in officiating. They remain involved with the program, helping to teach aspiring referees. Barnaky, who finished his third season in the NBA, has mentored Anderson, […]

  • Rooney and Skoglund Named Baseball's Best Coach and Pitcher

    UCF baseball’s Eric Skoglund was named The American Pitcher of the Year, Head Coach Terry Rooney earned Coach of the Year honors, and a program-record seven Knights received first and second team all-conference accolades on Tuesday, as announced by the American Athletic Conference office. Skoglund, who was a unanimous choice to the All-AAC First Team, […]

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UCF50: Promised Land

UCF Celebrates its 50th Anniversary.