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New Green Storage System Offers Renewable Energy On-Demand

February 7, 2023
Fans of Back to the Future may remember the term “flux capacitor” as a fictional device that allows for time travel. That device still doesn’t exist, but a University of Central Florida storage technology does use a different type of flux capacitor developed by NASA. While trying to find a way to store renewable energy […]

Space, Health and Engineering Innovations Make UCF Research Top 10 News List of 2022

December 13, 2022
As high profile launches like Artemis 1 have propelled public interest in space exploration, the stories that topped UCF’s Top 10 Research News list this year have reflected this renewed focus on reaching the moon and beyond. These were stories about innovative ways to build off-world settlements; prospecting for resources in understudied portions of the […]

MAE Students Win Top Awards During Student Research Week

April 5, 2022
Students from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering won big at the Student Scholar Symposium, the main event of UCF’s Student Research Week. The event combines both the Graduate Research Forum and the Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence into one week-long symposium that includes workshops and a poster competition. This year, several students from […]

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 […]