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UCF is Developing New Nanotech to Detect Food Fraud

A University of Central Florida researcher is developing new technology to make sure people are getting the food they think they’re eating. The work is funded by a recent $490,000...
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National Asteroid Day: A Celebration of Mysterious Small Bodies

Imagine a celestial body larger than the Statue of Liberty skyrocketing past Earth with enough energy to flatten a city. Since 2011 this has only happened once, and it occurred...
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Grants Available for COVID-19 Research that Uses Artificial Intelligence and Big Data

Researchers can tap into $175,000 worth of seed money for COVID-19 projects thanks to the Office of Research, several UCF colleges, and UCF’s new Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Initiative...
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17 Academics from Across the Nation Warn that COVID-19 Pandemic Worsens Equity Gap between Men, Women in Academia

When COVID-19 shut down the nation in March and April, many university faculty members were instructed to stay home and teach remotely. At the same time, K-12 schools and daycare...
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The Department of Energy Selects UCF Physicist for Career Award

The Department of Energy has awarded UCF physicist and assistant professor Li Fang a career grant of $785,000. The award is part of the DOE’s Office of Science’s Early Career Research Program,...
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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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UCF Launches New Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Initiative

UCF launched its new Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Initiative today and charged engineering and computer science Assistant Professor Ivan Garibay with leading the effort. The initiative is the result...
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Hurricane Season Combined with COVID-19 Pandemic Could Create Perfect Storm

When extreme climate conditions interact with stressors to social systems, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, the consequences could be severe unless experts from diverse backgrounds work together to develop comprehensive...
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UCF Study Will Look at COVID-19 Effects on Services that Help Prevent Reoffending

With many in-person services halted because of the COVID-19 pandemic, correctional agencies responsible for probation and parole have had to find new ways to help ensure people are receiving the...
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Today is World Sea Turtle Day – UCF Experts Celebrate

Today is World Sea Turtle Day, which celebrates sea turtles and their conservation. The day was selected in 2000 to coincide with the birthday of Archie Carr, who is considered...
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