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NASA Selects Mechanical Engineering Student for Prestigious Fellowship

June 14, 2024
NASA has selected mechanical engineering student Nancy Zheng ‘23 to be part of a distinguished fellowship program. The 2024-2025 NASA Florida Space Grant Consortium Masters Fellowship Program will support Zheng’s research project with a $10,000 stipend. “It is an honor to be one of the several students to receive this prestigious fellowship,” Zheng says. “It […]

UCF is Developing Materials to Stop Hydrogen Leaks Like Ones Delaying Artemis Launch

October 10, 2022
University of Central Florida researchers are developing materials for stopping hydrogen leaks, like the ones that have halted the launch of Artemis 1. Their work just received a significant boost with a recently announced nearly $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy. The award will fund the design, synthesis, manufacturing, testing and modeling […]

10 UCF Graduate Students Awarded Florida Space Grant Consortium Fellowships

September 21, 2021
Ten UCF graduate students have been awarded NASA Florida Space Grant Consortium (FSGC) fellowships. The students represent various colleges and disciplines, studying a range of topics in nanotechnology and mechanical and aerospace engineering that have the potential to advance space exploration. The NASA Florida Space Grant Consortium awards two different types of fellowships in areas […]

NASA and UCF Collaborate to Develop New High Temperature Powder Coating

July 15, 2020
One year before the first human set foot on the Moon, Florida Technological University opened its doors just 35 miles west of NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) on Florida’s Space Coast. The university was created by the Florida State Legislature with the mission of training personnel to support the rapidly growing space program at KSC. […]