NASA Selects UCF Project as Finalist for Explorer Mission

NASA Selects UCF Project as Finalist for Explorer Mission

NASA has just selected a University of Central Florida space project as a finalist for its Explorer Mission of Opportunity program. The selection fulfills the dream of two UCF scientists who have been researching solar weather – and its affects on our terrestrial technology – for more than five years. If chosen, this project would […]

Nursing Students Launch 'Give a Bear' Campaign to Warm Hearts of Sick Children

This Valentine’s Day, students from the UCF College of Nursing will bring love in the form of a cuddly teddy bear to local hospitalized children with the help of alumni, friends and the community. The “Give a Bear, Warm a Heart” fundraiser enables the public to sponsor one – or an entire unit – of […]

UCF Global Hosts Japan Summit Wednesday

UCF Global will host the Southeast U.S./Japan Association’s annual summit Wednesday, Jan. 18, for an afternoon of networking and panel discussions on business, tourism, trade, education and cultural ties to Japan. Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner will offer the opening remarks of the summit, which runs from 2:45 to 5:30 p.m. at the UCF […]

UCF Cheerleaders Finish Fourth at National Competition

Excited about competing in front of a standing-room only crowd for the finals of the UCA College Cheerleading National Championships, UCF executed a challenging routine and energized the crowd Sunday inside hp Field House at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. The Knights finished fourth, earning their 12th-consecutive top-four accolade at the event. “I […]

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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.