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UCF Engineering Chair Named Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry

Sudipta Seal, PhD, an engineering professor and chair of UCF’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has been named a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, one of the oldest...
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6 Faculty Members Receive National Science Foundation CAREER Grants

The National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development program recently awarded six UCF faculty members CAREER grants. The recipients represent some of the most promising early career scientists and engineers with high...
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UCF Researchers Bring 1755 Literary Work into Digital Age

In the 1700s, scholars envisioned a new kind of all-encompassing dictionary that would help preserve the ever-changing English language before some words and their meanings were lost to time. Now...
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U.S. Southeast Coast Facing High Threat in Next 10 Years

New research shows 75 percent of the Atlantic Coast from North Carolina to Central Florida will be highly vulnerable to erosion and inundation from rising tides by 2030, negatively impacting...
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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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