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UCF Alumnus Named Senior Resident Inspector at Georgia Nuclear Power Plant

January 9, 2024
There’s a Knight on duty at the Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Plant in Georgia. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has selected UCF mechanical engineering alumnus Phil Niebaum ’00 as the senior inspector resident of the plant after fulfilling various positions within the organization. “I am confident that Phil’s experience will make him a valuable asset to […]

UCF’s Limbitless Solutions Selected as a 2023 Disney Grant Recipient

October 18, 2023
Limbitless Solutions, a research center in the University of Central Florida’s (UCF) research enterprise, was awarded an $84,000 program-elevating grant from Walt Disney World as a result of innovative design and engineering to help others. The latest investment in the Disney Grants program totals $1.5 million in donations and celebrates 19 different nonprofit organizations and […]

To the Moon: MAE Alumnus Shares Experience With Artemis I Mission

September 11, 2023
When the Artemis I rocket launched into space, the world watched with wonder as NASA took the first giant step toward its goal of traveling back to the moon. The milestone was momentous and couldn’t have happened without the tireless work of UCF alumni, students and faculty. Alumnus Brandon Kutchera, who graduated with a degree […]

Limbitless Solutions Receives Epic MegaGrant to Create Multiplayer Prosthetics-Training Game

September 6, 2023
UCF professors and nonprofit organization Limbitless Solutions have received an Epic MegaGrant from Epic Games, known for operating Fortnite and developing Unreal Engine.  ​     ​ Limbitless Solutions is known for developing expressive, 3D-printed arms and accessibility-focused video game training. Their training games directly support producing and delivering cost-free prosthetic limbs for the limb-difference […]

UCF Alums Working on Artemis 2: Why the Space Program is Personal to Us

June 14, 2023
If you were to parachute into the parking lots around Kennedy Space Center (KSC), you might believe you landed on an extension of UCF’s campus. Knights license plates and black-and-gold decals are everywhere. “You should see it here during football season,” says Wes Mosedale ‘07MS, senior test director for NASA. “That’s when the colors really come […]