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UCF Student Team Wins Third Place in Solar Decathlon

May 18, 2022
A team of UCF mechanical engineering students took home the third-place prize in the Attached Housing Division of the 2022 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. This is the first time a UCF team has placed in this event. The Solar Decathlon is a collegiate competition that challenges students to create low-cost, energy-efficient buildings with […]

Mechanical Engineering Major Advocates for Inclusion at UN Meeting

May 11, 2022
Most students hope that their future careers will allow them to make an impact on the world. But for mechanical engineering student Madison Adams, the time to make an impact is now. Adams, who works at Limbitless Solutions, recently spoke with delegates from the United Nations about inequalities in sports. She and Limbitless co-founder Albert […]

UCF Student Team Wins Grand Prize at NASA Design Event

May 10, 2022
UCF students proved they have the brightest minds at the 2022 NASA MINDS design competition. This year, two teams from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering participated and took home a total of five awards, including the grand prize. Team SenseAid was named the First Place Senior Grand Champion and received a $5,000 award […]

UCF Student Team Named Finalists in NASA Aerospace Competition

May 9, 2022
A team of UCF students has been named a finalist in the NASA Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts – Academic Linkage (RASC-AL) competition, which aims to develop innovative technologies that further human space exploration. This is the first time a team from UCF has advanced to the final round in this competition. The Knights will compete […]

10 UCF Students Recognized by NSF Graduate Research Fellowships Program

April 18, 2022
Six UCF changemakers have been named U.S. National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellows, a recognition shared by the likes of Google co-founder Sergey Brin and Nobel prize winner Steven Chu. Another four UCF students have been recognized with honorable mentions. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowships program is dedicated to supporting students in STEM disciplines who […]