UCF’s Dove Wins NASA Award for Space Research

UCF’s Dove Wins NASA Award for Space Research

Adrienne Dove, a University of Central Florida assistant professor in the physics department, recently was awarded NASA’s Susan Mahan Niebur Early Career Award for her research on microgravity and dusty plasmas, collisions and planet formation. Her work is helping scientists who have been puzzled for decades understand some mechanisms of dust charging and transport, which […]

Med School Graduates 113 Physician Knights

Twenty-six of Prisca Takundwa’s family members traveled worldwide to see her become a physician Friday, an accomplishment a med school adviser called “a credit to her tenacity and pushing herself forward no matter what life threw at her.” Takundwa was one of 113 UCF medical students – poets, engineers, painters and microbiologists — who received […]

113 Medical Doctors to Graduate from UCF Friday

The UCF College of Medicine will celebrate its fifth commencement at 10 a.m. Friday, May 19. A total of 113 students will cross the stage at The Venue behind the CFE Arena on the main campus. All those earning their medical degrees have matched with a residency program where they will practice medicine for the […]

Chief Beary to be Inducted into Florida Officers’ Hall of Fame

Starting Saturday, the UCF Police Department will have a permanent place inside Florida’s State Capitol. That’s because Chief Richard Beary has been selected for the Florida Law Enforcement Officers’ Hall of Fame. Beary is among five officers to be inducted in a ceremony at the Capitol that will start at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 20. […]

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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.