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Two MAE Students Win Awards During Student Research Week

March 31, 2023
UCF students shared their discoveries, findings and breakthroughs at the 2023 Student Scholar Symposium. More than 500 students, including some from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, showcased their work at the annual research celebration co-hosted by the College of Graduate Studies, the Office of Undergraduate Research and the Division of Student Success and Well-Being. […]

UCF Joins $25M National Consortium on Nuclear Forensics

March 20, 2023
UCF is one of 16 universities in the U.S. that have formed a consortium on nuclear forensics. The association is supported by a $25 million cooperative agreement with the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). The goal of the consortium is to engage in research that supports the NNSA’s nuclear security and nonproliferation […]

MAE Researcher Receives DoD Instrumentation Award for Third Consecutive Year

February 8, 2023
Professor Subith Vasu has been named a recipient of the Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) award, sponsored by the Department of Defense. This is the third consecutive year that he has received funding through this award. The DURIP program provides a financial award to university researchers who can use the money to purchase high-tech […]

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 […]

UCF Researcher Receives NASA Award to Inspire Local High School Students in Aerospace Engineering

December 13, 2022
A University of Central Florida researcher has received NASA funding to create aerospace engineering opportunities for high schoolers from underserved and underrepresented communities to encourage them to think about space. “Novel Experience Geared to NASA Engineering Design Challenges,” or NEXTGEN-EDC, seeks to ignite local high school students’ interest in STEM through engineering projects, professional development […]