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Engineering Chair to Receive Two International Awards

Sudipta Seal, an engineering professor and chair of UCF’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering, will receive two international awards in the coming months for his contributions to materials science research....
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Reach for the Stars Award Recipients Use Technology to Change Lives

Three faculty members who use the power of technology to make the human experience better were recognized today with Reach for the Stars awards during this year’s UCF Founders’ Day...
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Researchers Developing Sensor to Detect Brain Disorders in Seconds

Using nanotechnology, UCF researchers have developed the first rapid detector for dopamine, a chemical that is believed to play a role in various diseases such as Parkinson’s, depression and some...
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Physics Assistant Professor Named UCF’s First Sloan Research Fellow

Xiaofeng Feng has been named a Sloan Research Fellow, the first for the University of Central Florida. The award recognizes early career scientists that demonstrate high promise. Past Sloan Research...
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Film Professor Plays Huge Role in African-American Cinema Past and Future

Anthony Major, an associate professor of film at UCF, has spent more than four decades creating films that depict slices of the African-American experience in the United States. As an actor, producer,...
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Mentoring Study Helps Redefine Success for Women in Academia

Switching from a traditional hierarchical mentoring model to a peer-oriented model could increase women faculty’s sense of empowerment in academia and help develop more holistic definitions of success, according to a new study out...
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Office of Research Names New Faculty Fellow to Focus on Young Investigator Success

Professor Saiful Khondaker, PhD, has been named a Faculty Fellow in the Office of Research for 2019, a new position created last year to find ways to improve services provided...
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Researcher Launching into Microgravity with Blue Origin

Julie Brisset, an associate scientist in planetary sciences at UCF’s Florida Space Institute, was recently awarded a $250,000 grant from NASA to study levitating dust clouds in microgravity. Brisset, who...
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11 Faculty Members Honored with Luminary Awards

Families, friends, and colleagues celebrated 11 University of Central Florida faculty members Wednesday during the second annual Luminary Awards Night. The event, co-sponsored by the Office of Research and Faculty Excellence,...
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Discovering Armenia Through Digital Storytelling

UCF researchers and students are combining archaeology and storytelling in a new initiative. Tiffany Earley-Spadoni, an assistant professor in the Department of History, is the director of the Vayots Dzor Fortress...
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