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UCF’s First PhD in Big Data Analytics Walks the Commencement Stage

Big data can reveal clues to solving big problems. Patrick (Phuong) Pho ’18MS has used big data to develop models to prevent electricity theft and tampering. He also used it to predict...
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Around Campus Research Student Spotlight

UCF Professor Awarded NSF Grant to Fund Groundbreaking Friction Research

Masahiro Ishigami, associate professor of physics, recently received a two-year, $332,552 grant from the U.S. National Science Foundation in recognition of his work’s potential to bridge a knowledge gap in tribology...
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Around Campus Faculty and Staff Spotlight Research

UCF’s Sherlock Holmes of Microbiology: Salvador Almagro-Moreno

The literary character Sherlock Holmes is best known for his uncanny ability to crack unsolvable cases through the power of observation and by making connections often missed by the average...
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Limbitless Solutions Sets Orlando Innovation Ecosystem on Fire

UCF-based Limbitless Solutions, which creates bionic arms for children, took top honors Thursday in front of some of the hottest companies in Orange, Brevard, and Volusia counties. The Orlando Business Journal awarded...
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Around Campus Research Student Spotlight

Finding Your Passion at UCF through Research

When she was assigned a group research project in her class on Ethical and Legal Issues in Student Personnel, Annaliese Bullock embraced the undertaking. She and six other students spent months investigating...
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UCF Research Team Receives National Award for Study on Combating Wrong-way Driving

A University of Central Florida research team has been honored by a national transportation advisory board for their work on wrong-way driving. The team, which includes UCF College of Engineering and...
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Around Campus Awards and Recognition Faculty and Staff Spotlight Research

UCF Reach for the Stars 2022 Honorees Are Pioneers in Their Fields of Study

This year’s five Reach for the Stars honorees have two common traits – outside-the-box thinking and a relentless passion to make the world a better place. From creating resilient communities...
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Around Campus Awards and Recognition Faculty and Staff Spotlight Research

Florida Space Institute Scientist Recognized as 2022 Orange County Distinguished Resident

UCF planetary scientist Noemí Pinilla-Alonso was recognized as Orange County’s Distinguished Resident for 2022 during a surprise ceremony on March 28. The county says the award aims to spotlight individuals...
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UCF’s First In-person Student Scholar Symposium an Outstanding Success

Amid rows of colorful posters last week, more than 700 students — all eager to present their research to judges, faculty, and their peers — were stationed throughout the Pegasus...
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Around Campus Faculty and Staff Spotlight Research

UCF Researchers Create Brain-like Devices to Enable AI in Remote Regions and Space

Researchers at the University of Central Florida are developing new devices that will allow artificial intelligence (AI) to work from anywhere, without connecting to the internet. This means technology ranging...
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