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College of Medicine Partnership Fuels Biomedical Engineering Research, Academic Program

February 21, 2023
When Dr. William DeCampli, a professor of surgery at the UCF College of Medicine, asked his surgical research fellow to find someone at UCF who could work with them on solving biomedical engineering problems related to congenital heart disease, he suggested Pegasus Professor Alain Kassab. The result, DeCampli says, is the most productive research partnership […]

MAE Researcher Receives DoD Instrumentation Award for Third Consecutive Year

February 8, 2023
Professor Subith Vasu has been named a recipient of the Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) award, sponsored by the Department of Defense. This is the third consecutive year that he has received funding through this award. The DURIP program provides a financial award to university researchers who can use the money to purchase high-tech […]

UCF Researcher Receives NASA Award to Inspire Local High School Students in Aerospace Engineering

December 13, 2022
A University of Central Florida researcher has received NASA funding to create aerospace engineering opportunities for high schoolers from underserved and underrepresented communities to encourage them to think about space. “Novel Experience Geared to NASA Engineering Design Challenges,” or NEXTGEN-EDC, seeks to ignite local high school students’ interest in STEM through engineering projects, professional development […]

Millions in Grant Money Headed to UCF for Space Research

July 20, 2022
An army of Knights is among the researchers charging their way into final frontier with innovative projects shaping the future of space travel. Perhaps it’s unsurprising due to the University of Central Florida’s history tied to the American space program. As the need for more aerospace engineers rose, the “space university” opened its doors to […]

Another Record Year for UCF — 8 NSF CAREER Award Winners

June 13, 2022
The U.S. National Science Foundation has named eight UCF professors 2022 NSF CAREER award recipients. One of those winners, Assistant Professor Kawai Kwok, is from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. All of the recipients are engineers by training who are working on interdisciplinary projects that aim to improve health or to develop new […]