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Dickerson to Participate in Faculty Exchange Trip to Israel

December 9, 2019
The day after Christmas, when most people are relaxing with family and winding down from the holiday, Assistant Professor Andrew Dickerson will embark on a faculty exchange trip to Israel. Dickerson has been named an awardee of the Jewish National Fund’s 2019-20 Winter Faculty Fellowship Program, which offers a fully paid trip to Israel for […]

Margarita Bassil Receives Two Tony Jannus Scholar Awards

December 6, 2019
Mechanical engineering student Margarita Bassil was named the recipient of not one, but two scholarships from the Jannus Scholars Program, which recognizes college students who are pursuing a degree related to the field of aviation. Bassil was one of six college students to receive the Scholar Award, which is worth $3,000, as well as a […]

NASA Funds UCF Research for New Power Systems on Space Missions

December 5, 2019
NASA has turned to UCF to develop a new way of powering and heating spacecraft when they are far from the sun and solar energy isn’t practical. UCF was one of 14 universities awarded grants under NASA’s Space Technology Research Grants’ Early-Stage Innovations program, a prestigious funding competition that aims to accelerate the development of groundbreaking, […]

UCF Continues Streak as Top Workforce Supplier to Aerospace, Defense Industries

December 3, 2019
For the fifth year running – or flying in this case – UCF has been named the No. 1 workforce supplier of graduates to U.S. aerospace and defense industries, according to Aviation Week Network. In addition, the university was named the most “preferred supplier” from Florida to the industries and No. 5 in the nation. “The universities identified […]

Barbeau Featured as STEM Scholar

December 3, 2019
Mechanical engineering major Zoe Barbeau was featured as one of three STEM Scholars of the Burnett Honors College. Below is her interview: Major: Mathematics and Engineering Year: Senior Prestigious Scholarships Received: Astronaut Scholarship, Walker STEM Scholarship (2019) Why is STEM important to you? STEM is important to me because of its power to be transformational for our communities, […]