School of Modeling Simulation and Training


UCF is a world leader in Modeling and Simulation graduate education. The School of Modeling, Simulation, and Training is relatively new, having launched in 2018 to formally recognize the exceptional growth and success of UCF’s modeling and simulation graduate programs and research conducted at the nationally recognized Institute for Simulation and Training (IST). The school is home to modeling, simulation, and training graduate degree programs, and certificates. SMST also houses IST and more than a dozen associated research labs focused on modeling and simulation and their application to a variety of fields from defense to medicine. UCF offers rigorous academic Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy curricula that ensure a strong core yet provide students the flexibility to shape their education.

The School

Senior Leadership Team

A list of the leadership at the School of Modeling, Simulation, and Training.

Lab Listings

SMST labs are the heart of simulation research, each capable of meeting a variety of research needs. Visit the link to see descriptions for our 14 labs.

Contract Vehicles

A list of funding mechanisms including contracts, grants, and cooperative agreements.

Research Collection

An extensive collection of published research reports related to modeling and simulation science.

SMST Brochure

A brochure sharing information about SMST at a glance.

Scholarship Opportunity

Applicants must be a UCF first-year college freshman and masters or doctoral students with a demonstrated interest in modeling and simulation.

Robotics Club

An entirely run student organization. They focus on creating innovative and competitive robots and are always looking for members to join in the advancement of the demanding robotics field.

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