New Automated Way to Spot Threats in Crowds Pioneered at UCF

New Automated Way to Spot Threats in Crowds Pioneered at UCF

Engineers at the University of Central Florida are devising a way to use video to detect abnormal behavior in large crowds in an effort to help keep people safe from terrorist attacks. Professor Mubarak Shah heads the team that is using video streams, algorithms and a unique analysis to figure out how crowds behave and […]

New Global Building Becomes 'International Hub' of UCF Campus

Junior Danielle Mathis spent the past six months in England, “learning all I could” and taking in new cultures through the University of Central Florida’s study-abroad program. Computer science sophomore Deepak Gunturu of India is carrying a family torch, of sorts, as he studies through the Global UCF program. His father is a 1992 alumni. […]

UCF Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences Increases Graduate Program Enrollment

Kelvin Chaplin thought about applying his scientific mind to solving crimes – until he met a cancer patient whose disease had spread from his lungs to his brain. “I saw his suffering,” said the incoming Ph.D. candidate at the College of Medicine’s Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences. “That patient had a real impact on me. […]

UCF Football Season-Opener: What You Need to Know

The UCF Knights football team launches its season – and a new era under head coach Scott Frost – with a home opener against South Carolina State at 7 p.m. Saturday at Bright House Networks Stadium. Here’s what you need to know to enjoy the game – and all the fun activities before kickoff. Tickets […]