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UCF to Lead $10M NASA Project to Develop Zero-Carbon Jet Engines

January 27, 2022
UCF is developing new technology that is expected to make airplane engines emission free, potentially revolutionizing the aviation industry. UCF put together a team of experts and stakeholders to evaluate their innovation, which aims to not only make aviation fuel green, but also create engines and fueling systems that easily integrate into current airport infrastructure […]

Mitsubishi Power and UCF Develop NOx Tracking Tool

August 24, 2021
Mitsubishi Power Americas and the University of Central Florida have formed an industry-education partnership to establish a reliable and accessible source of information that tracks nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions as the U.S. power generation industry undergoes an energy transformation to decarbonize. The online Power Generation NOx Tracker uses data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency database […]

UCF and Its Students Thrive with Aerospace Industry Partnerships

February 22, 2019
In real estate, they say the three most important factors are “location, location, location,” and that certainly can’t hurt a university interested in seeing as many of its graduates as possible hired by leading companies in desirable fields — like, say, aerospace. So perhaps it’s no surprise that the University of Central Florida, which has […]

Using Rocket Science to Make Coal-Fueled Power Plants More Efficient, Safe

November 21, 2017
A team led by University of Central Florida engineers is using rocket science in the form of a rotating engine sparked by multiple detonation points to make coal-fueled power plants more efficient and safer for the environment. Kareem Ahmed and Subith Vasu, assistant professors of mechanical and aerospace engineering, are leading the investigation for the […]

UCF Engineering Researchers Land Department of Energy Grants For Alternative Biofuels Research

January 10, 2017
The adoption of highly efficient, low-emission alternative biofuels just got a boost thanks to $7 million worth of Department of Energy grants announced earlier this month. The University of Central Florida landed two grants worth more than $1.25 million, which will help the Department of Energy accelerate the introduction of affordable, scalable and sustainable high-performance […]