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UCF Researcher Receives DOE Funding to Advance Human Understanding of AI Reasoning

A University of Central Florida researcher has received funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to enhance the current understanding of artificial intelligence (AI) reasoning. The project focuses on...
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New Study Identifies Hotspots Where Climate Change Could Impact Internet

Seafloor cables carry over 95 percent of all digital data traffic worldwide, including financial trading information and social media communications. However, how the Earth’s changing climate could impact this vast...
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An Unexpected Ring Has Been Discovered Around Quaoar, a Dwarf Planet Candidate

A University of Central Florida researcher has helped identify a ring around a trans-Neptunian object 4 billion miles away that defies the current understanding of the physics behind ring formation....
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UCF Postdoctoral Scholar Draws on Her Island Roots to Champion for Marginalized Populations

Makella Coudray is passionate about advocating for disadvantaged groups. “I personally like championing causes for those that society may overlook, and I try to do that through my work,” she...
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UCF Researchers Work to Reduce the Amount of Precious Metals in Catalytic Converters

The precious metals, such as platinum, palladium and rhodium, in catalytic converters make the vehicle devices attractive to thieves, but University of Central Florida researchers are working to reduce the...
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UCF Researcher Receives Samsung International Global Research Outreach Award

Debashis Chanda, a professor in UCF’s NanoScience Technology Center, recently received Samsung’s International Global Research Outreach Award for the year 2022 in the Future Camera and Sensor category. This is...
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New UCF-Developed Battery Could Prevent Post-Hurricane Electric Vehicle Fires

A University of Central Florida researcher has developed technology that could prevent electric vehicle fires, like those caused by saltwater flooding from Hurricane Ian. The technology, an aqueous battery, replaces...
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Space, Health and Engineering Innovations Make UCF Research Top 10 News List of 2022

As high-profile launches like Artemis 1 have propelled public interest in space exploration, the stories that topped UCF’s Top 10 Research News list this year have reflected this renewed focus...
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Methods for Building Lunar Landing Pads May Involve Microwaving Moon Soil

Establishing a moon base will be critical for the U.S. in the new space race and building safe and cost-effective landing pads for spacecraft to touch down there will be...
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Master’s Students Compete for the First Time in UCF’s Three-Minute Thesis Competition

From cutting-edge engineering feats to sociological and historical exploration, UCF graduate students presented their wide-ranging research endeavors in under three minutes at the Three-Minute Thesis Competition (3MT) Monday. Graduate students...
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