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.
A list of the leadership at the School of Modeling, Simulation, and Training.
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.
A list of funding mechanisms including contracts, grants, and cooperative agreements.
An extensive collection of published research reports related to modeling and simulation science.
A brochure sharing information about SMST at a glance.
Applicants must be a UCF first-year college freshman and masters or doctoral students with a demonstrated interest in modeling and simulation.
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.
Modeling And Simulation News
UCF, Mitsubishi Power Elevate Partnership in National Push for Hydrogen-Based Clean Energy
UCF and Mitsubishi Power to co-host hydrogen forum Sept. 8 to address hydrogen’s role in the nation’s push to achieve net-zero carbon emissions.
UCF Receives $8.8M for Digital Twin Initiative as Part of Federal Build Back Better Regional Challenge
The funding is part of the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s $50.8 million award to Osceola County, which is working with preferred partners such as UCF…
Study Shows Personalized Fonts Speed Up Reading, Maintain Comprehension
Researchers found that changing the font to one better suited to an individual resulted in a 35% increase in reading speed while maintaining comprehension.
UCF Signs Educational Partnership Agreement with U.S. Space Force
The nation’s Space University now has an agreement with the agency to help develop the technology and workforce needed for space exploration and defense.