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UCF Named No. 1 Aerospace, Defense Workforce Supplier for 6th Year in a Row

September 15, 2020
For the sixth year in a row, Aviation Week Network has named UCF the no. 1 supplier of graduates to the aerospace and defense agencies. The university was also named the most preferred supplier in Florida and ranked No. 2 in the nation, just behind the Georgia Institute of Technology. “The Aviation Week Network Workforce […]

Awards Presented to Artificial Intelligence, Big Data Projects for COVID-19 Research

September 10, 2020
Five research teams using Artificial Intelligence and Big Data have been awarded a total of $185,000 to conduct COVID-19-related research. Establishing the awards was the first act of UCF’s new Artificial Intelligence & Big Data Initiative announced this summer. The intent of the program is to seed the development of research projects that use these […]

UCF Researchers Develop AI to Detect Fentanyl and Derivatives Remotely

August 27, 2020
To help keep first responders safe, University of Central Florida researchers have developed an artificial intelligence method that not only rapidly and remotely detects the powerful drug fentanyl, but also teaches itself to detect any previously unknown derivatives made in clandestine batches. The method, published recently in the journal Scientific Reports, uses infrared light spectroscopy […]

Students Gain In-Depth, Global Look at Aviation in Brazil

August 19, 2020
Every college student looks forward to Spring Break, but the students who take “Contemporary Projects in Aerospace Manufacturing” look forward to it even more. As part of the class, students travel to São Paulo, Brazil, during Spring Break for a week-long study abroad experience. “This program allowed me to see aircraft manufacturing on small and […]

Limbitless Solutions Announces New Collaboration with Adobe

July 27, 2020
Limbitless Solutions Inc. announced today a new collaboration with computer software giant Adobe. Over the past six years, Limbitless has created beautifully designed and functional bionic arms for children with limb difference. The non-profit, based at the University of Central Florida, blends art and technology to create the arms. Much of the creative design work […]