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New Tool from UCF-led Team Shows Homeowners and Renters the True Cost of Disasters

In some areas of the Southeast, such as Florida, the housing market is booming, but with hurricanes and other natural disasters posing annual threats, the true cost of owning a...
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National Engineering Association Honors UCF’s Space Dirt Expert

UCF Pegasus Professor of Physics Dan Britt became the second UCF space researcher in university history to earn one of the American Society of Civil Engineers' most prestigious awards for...
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Graduate Student Heads to Notre Dame for Tenure-track Position

Even before Karla Badillo-Urquiola ’14 ’15MS collects her third degree from UCF on May 7, the modeling and simulation doctoral student already has a job lined up. She’ll begin her career as a tenure-track assistant...
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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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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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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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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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UCF-developed Real-time Blood Monitor Saves Doctors Critical Time During Surgery

An innovative device developed by University of Central Florida and Orlando Health researchers can save doctors critical time during life-or-death operations, like heart surgery. Their real-time blood monitor provides instant blood analysis...
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