Study Points to Causes of Dolphin Deaths in Gulf of Mexico

Study Points to Causes of Dolphin Deaths in Gulf of Mexico

The largest oil spill on open water to date and other environmental factors led to the historically high number of dolphin deaths in the Gulf of Mexico, concludes a two-year scientific study released today. A team of biologists from several Gulf of Mexico institutions and the University of Central Florida in Orlando published their findings […]

Florida Inventors Hall of Fame Names UCF Researcher

A University of Central Florida engineer who is recognized worldwide as a leader in power electronics and whose work led to the creation of the first compact single-solar photovoltaic panel has been named as a 2017 inductee to the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame. Issa Batarseh, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer […]

UCF Victim Services Hosts Award-Winning Play

The University of Central Florida will host an award-winning play in support of the movement to end violence against women and girls. The Vagina Monologues, performed and staged entirely by UCF students, will be held  Saturday, March 25. Doors to the Pegasus Ballroom will open at 6:30 p.m. and the show will begin at 7 […]

UCF Ranked No. 2 Video Game School in North America by Princeton Review

The University of Central Florida’s video game graduate school ranks No. 2 in North America, according to The Princeton Review and PC Gamer magazine. The Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy, an anchor of UCF’s planned downtown campus, achieved its third No. 2 ranking in the eight years since The Princeton Review began doing its reviews. FIEA […]


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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.