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 […]

UCF in CLASS of Its Own Studying Space

UCF has diligently and methodically been making a name for itself in the world of planetary exploration, and it’s beginning to pay off in big ways. Not only are two UCF professors part of the upcoming NASA OSIRIS-REx mission to collect asteroid samples – a first for the United States scheduled for launch Sept. 8 […]

Med Students Host Free Asthma Screening August 6

A UCF medical student-led initiative, Asthma Awareness Inspires Relief (AAIR), is volunteering to help community members “take back their air.” Second-year medical students Sven Eriksson, Morgan Beebe, Jessica Kris and Angela Sterling, along with fourth-year Rhea Ranjit from Florida State University’s College of Medicine  are organizing a free asthma screening  from 10 a.m. to 4 […]

The Only Time You Truly Can Have Everything is on a Bagel

Of all of the bagels there is nothing quite as satisfying to me than the Everything Bagel with cream cheese at a shop in town. It gives me everything I want out of life: a warm bagel that is crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside; a savory and salty blend of sea salt, […]