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Cancer-fighting Technology Developed at UCF Licensed to French Pharmaceutical Giant

One of the biggest pharma companies in the world will use a nanoparticle technology developed at UCF in hopes of coming up with new blood cancer treatments. In May,  a cell-based...
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Pegasus Professor Inducted into the National Center for Simulation Hall of Fame

UCF Pegasus Professor Charlie Hughes has been selected for the National Center for Simulation Hall of Fame. The NCS selects individuals who have made significant contributions to the world of...
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UCF Infrared Emission Research Gets $2.5 Million Boost from Department of Defense

A University of Central Florida researcher has received a $2.5 million U.S. Department of Defense grant to continue his research to conceal and manipulate the energy that materials emit. The...
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UCF Planetary Scientist Receives NASA Funding for Asteroid Research

UCF planetary scientist Adrienne Dove and a team of students have teamed up with NASA’s Johnson Space Center to examine data on an asteroid experiment years in the making. The...
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Interim Director Named for Modeling and Simulation Degree Program

Charles Hughes, Pegasus Professor of computer science, has been named the new interim director of the modeling and simulation degree programs. He will begin leading the master’s and doctoral degree programs,...
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Engineer Named National Fellow for Work in Materials Science

Engineering Professor Sudipta Seal has been named a 2020 Fellow of the American Ceramic Society (ACerS). The organization, which began in 1968 when brick manufacturers got together to discuss the...
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Graduate Excellence Recognition

The UCF College of Graduate Studies is proud to recognize the following graduate students and faculty for their excellence. The honorees would have been honored during Founder’s Day, but the...
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UCF Scientists Seek Novel Material to Kill COVID-19

Masks that protect doctors and nurses from COVID-19 only block the virus before it reaches their faces, but UCF researchers are working to create a protective coating that would include...
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UCF Planetary Scientist Named to Blue Origin Science Advisory Board

The University of Central Florida’s reputation as a leader in space research has been further established with the recent announcement that one of its planetary scientists has been named to...
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New UCF Technique to Create Nanomaterials May Help Detect Cancer Earlier

For the first time, a team of scientists at the University of Central Florida has created functional nanomaterials with hollow interiors that can be used to create highly sensitive biosensors...
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