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University of Central Florida Receives Award from Department of Defense

June 7, 2022
A University of Central Florida team was recently awarded $500,000 from the Department of Defense via the University Consortium for Applied Hypersonics (UCAH) to address disturbances that vehicles encounter in hypersonic conditions. The project is led by Dr. Subith Vasu, a professor at the University of Central Florida and an expert in spectroscopy and optical […]

6 UCF Researchers Receive U.S. Department of Defense Grants to Accelerate Research

December 13, 2021
The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded the University of Central Florida more than $1.5 million for projects that will help boost the nation’s technological edge and STEM workforce. The grants are through the DOD’s annual Defense University Research Instrumentation Program and will support equipment and instrumentation to accelerate basic research. The recipients and their […]

UCF Researchers Discover Secret to Destroy Chemical Weapons

July 8, 2019
University of Central Florida Associate Professor Subith Vasu and a team of researchers have unlocked some of the secrets behind the destruction of chemical weapons. The results were published recently as a cover story in The Journal of Physical Chemistry. Through his work, Vasu discovered how long it takes for toxic chemical compounds to deteriorate in […]