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FLUIX Launches AI System That Can Reduce Data Center Energy Consumption by 65%

June 17, 2024
In this age of technology, companies use data centers to house the IT infrastructure that keeps their users connected to their applications. But what those users may not realize is that it takes a large amount of energy to power these data centers, which account for 2% of total energy used in the U.S. – […]

Engineering Fate: Robotics Team Competition Inspires College Journey

May 3, 2024
When Dianna Choque stepped on to the UCF campus for the first time, she knew this was the university she wanted to attend. The regional competitions of her high school For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) robotics team brought her to the main campus annually – and eventually led her to the […]

Flying High: Passion for Aviation and Space Leads to Degree in Aerospace Engineering

May 2, 2024
Jonathan Gitzendanner developed his passion for aviation at an early age. In second grade, his Cub Scout pack had the chance to sleep aboard the USS Yorktown, a naval aircraft carrier in South Carolina. Just two years later, he discovered the field of aerospace engineering – a field he’s about to start a career in. […]

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 […]