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 Names New Director for School of Modeling, Simulation and Training
Grace Marie Bochenek, a leader in defense, energy research and technology development, will begin work in June.
UCF Researcher Asks: How Does Diversity Affect Dynamics of Space Crews?
Doctoral candidate Krisztina Szabo will present her work during Student Research Week, March 29-April 2.
SEEDing Research Forum to Give Taste of New Research Underway at UCF
During Student Research Week, faculty will update the UCF community about 29 different projects funded with internal grants during two virtual events.
NSF Awards UCF $2.9 Million to Train Next Generation of Cybersecurity Defenders
The award comes at a time when cyber threats are becoming more prevalent, from stolen customer information to the hacking of government data and more…