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2 UCF Latinas get global recognition for their work in STEM fields

September 16, 2022
Perla Latorre-Suárez fights back tears as she thinks about the sacrifices her parents made, sending her to the mainland from Puerto Rico so she could live her dreams of working in the aerospace industry. “You know they’ve given it all for me and my brother — I’m sorry,” Latorre-Suárez said as she wiped her eyes. […]

International Research Program Gives Students a Cultural Experience

September 14, 2022
If you want to gain an international perspective on your career field, you can immerse yourself in a study abroad program. But if you want to broaden your perspective and work on research with leading industry scientists, you can participate in an international research experience instead. The International Research Experience for Students, sponsored by the […]

10 UCF Knights Supported Artemis Mission Through Summer Internships at NASA

September 6, 2022
UCF was one of seven universities to be awarded funding from NASA’s Minority University Research and Education Project Space Technology Artemis Research, or M-STAR, initiative this past year. The program is designed for minority-serving institutions that develop innovative technologies to support the Artemis mission. As a result of this grant, 10 Knights had the opportunity […]

UCF Student Team Wins Grand Prize at NASA Design Event

May 10, 2022
UCF students proved they have the brightest minds at the 2022 NASA MINDS design competition. This year, two teams from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering participated and took home a total of five awards, including the grand prize. Team SenseAid was named the First Place Senior Grand Champion and received a $5,000 award […]

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 […]