Reigning Champs: UCF Programming Team Grabs Fourth Consecutive Win

Reigning Champs: UCF Programming Team Grabs Fourth Consecutive Win

In a super-contest of computer programming known as the “Battle of the Brains,” a University of Central Florida team of computer science students dominated over their competitors from universities in the U.S. Southeast and gave UCF its fourth consecutive victory. The win also marks the 34th consecutive year that the UCF Programming Team has achieved […]

World's Top 50: UCF Programming Team

The University of Central Florida’s most-winning competitive team has returned from St. Petersburg, Russia with an impressive ranking: as the world’s 48th best computer programming team. UCF College of Engineering and Computer Science students Michael Galletti of Orlando, Stephen Royal of Jacksonville and Daniel Wasserman of Ocoee placed seventh among teams from the United States in the […]

Junior Works on Ballistic Missile Program

You may not be familiar with unicoding, encoding or html, but junior computer sciences major Jeremy Mayeres utilizes his knowledge of these processes at his summer internship every day. Mayeres’ commute takes him through Kennedy Space Center and, with a flash of a badge, Mayeres enters the Cape Canaveral Air Force station and gets to […]

"Battle of the Brains" World Finals for CECS Programming Team

The world’s elite student computer programmers will travel to Harbin, China in February to compete in the oldest, most prestigious computer programming contest in the world. UCF is not new to the competition, having finished 2nd, 4th and 5th in previous World Finals. Known as the “Battle of the Brains,” the 34th World Finals of […]


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This UCF-Designed Tech is Amazing

A team of UCF scientists has developed a new process for creating flexible supercapacitors that can store more energy and be recharged more than 30,000 times without degrading. The novel method from the University of Central Florida’s NanoScience Technology Center could eventually revolutionize technology as varied as mobile phones and electric vehicles. “If they were to replace the batteries with these supercapacitors, you could charge your mobile phone in a few seconds and you wouldn’t need to charge it again for over a week,” said Nitin Choudhary, a postdoctoral associate who conducted much of the research.