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.
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 Partners with Adobe to Personalize Reading Experiences for Students, Adults
Early studies have shown researchers can accelerate some adults’ reading by more than 25 percent by personalizing the digital-reading experience.
UCF Professor Wins Another National Award for his Work in Human Factors
UCF psychology Professor Peter Hancock has been named the Aerospace Human Factors Association’s William Collins Award recipient for 2020. This is the second time Hancock…
Simulation and Training Pioneer Donates Historical Photos to UCF’s School of Modeling, Simulation and Training
Henry “Hank” Okraski helped create some of the school’s early simulation and training curriculum.
Learning is a Challenge, Even for Scientists
UCF professor gets national grant to study teamwork among scientists and engineers from different disciplines to understand how they learn from each other “on the…