UCF Helps Orange County Launch New Lifesaving Apps

UCF Helps Orange County Launch New Lifesaving Apps

This Valentine’s Day, during National Heart Month, UCF partnered with Orange County Fire Rescue partnered to launch two lifesaving apps, PulsePoint Respond and PulsePoint AED. The apps support first-responding agencies like Orange County Fire Rescue by encouraging CPR-trained citizens to respond to sudden cardiac arrest incidents as emergency crews are en route. The partnership to […]

World Heart Day: Learn Hands-Only CPR Thursday

UCF will celebrate World Heart Day this Thursday with a series of hands-only CPR trainings that aims to teach more than 1,000 members of the community quick, basic emergency response. Free training sessions will start every few minutes from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Pegasus Ballroom inside the Student Union. The training will […]

UCF Celebrates National Wear Red Day

The University of Central Florida community united Friday in support of the American Heart Association and the fight against cardiovascular disease. Students, faculty and staff raised awareness of heart disease by sporting red in celebration of Go Red for Women/National Wear Red Day. The disease is the No. 1 killer of women in America, more […]

UCF Goes Red for Heart Health

Students, faculty and staff from across the University of Central Florida united Friday in support of the American Heart Association and the fight against cardiovascular disease. UCF departments and organizations raised awareness of heart disease by donning red in celebration of National Wear Red Day. The disease is the No. 1 killer of women in […]


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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.