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UCF Aerospace Doctoral Student Recognized for Outstanding Work by Raytheon Technologies

November 13, 2023
Internships are a great way for students to put their knowledge into practice and to gain hands-on experience in the field. But interns aren’t the only ones who benefit from the experience — industry partners and organizations also receive valuable contributions and new insights into their work. Raytheon Technologies, a research partner of the Department of […]

3 UCF Students Participate in Prestigious Department of Defense Fellowship

November 2, 2023
The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has selected three UCF students for the 2023 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) fellowship. The award is granted to STEM majors and graduate students who intend to pursue a doctoral degree and can complete a research project relevant to the DoD’s interests. This year, 165 students from […]

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 […]

New DOD-funded Project Will Develop Morphing Hypersonic Engine

September 7, 2023
A new Naval Research Laboratory funded project led by a UCF researcher will work to create a morphing hypersonic engine for ultra-fast travel, building on UCF’s already leading edge developing hypersonic propulsion. Hypersonic propulsion would allow for air travel at speeds of Mach 6 to 17, or more than 4,600 to 13,000 mph, and has […]