Saturday, December 16, 2017
UCF Scientist's Research Fuels Private Industry

After decades of hard work and determination, IPG Photonics, the world’s leading producer of high-power fiber lasers with annual revenue surpassing $1 billion, acquired OptiGrate, the company Glebov and his team founded. ..

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Friday, December 01, 2017
UCF: Study Finds Variation Within Species Plays Critical Role in Health of Ecosystems

Concerns about biodiversity tend to focus on the loss of species, but a new study suggests that the loss of variation within species can also have important and unexpected consequences on the environment.  ..

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017
UCF: New Test for Zika on Course for Commercialization

A new diagnostic test that can detect a Zika viral infection within 30 minutes could be headed to hospitals in the next year thanks to a partnership between the University of Central Florida and Orlando-based biotechnology startup Nano Discovery Inc.  ..

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Saturday, November 25, 2017
UCF: Using Rocket Science to Make Coal-Fueled Power Plants More Efficient, Safe

A team led by University of Central Florida engineers is using rocket science in the form of a rotating engine sparked by multiple detonation points to make coal-fueled power plants more efficient and safer for the environment.  ..

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Sunday, November 05, 2017
UCF Helps Lead $12M Smart Transportation Project

UCF will help advance several intelligent transportation system technologies across Central Florida aimed at enhancing pedestrian safety and easing congestion, thanks to a nearly $12 million federal grant.  ..

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Saturday, October 21, 2017
UCF Grad Has a Lock on Keyless Technology

The CEO of one of the world’s leading smart lock companies developed his hatred for keys while in high school.  ..

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Friday, October 20, 2017
UCF Research Aims to Improve Engine Efficiencies

UCF engineers are leading a project that could ultimately make gas turbines, such as those used to generate power and run jet engines, safer and more efficient.  ..

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Monday, October 02, 2017
UCF: Researcher’s Nanomaterial Can Extract Hydrogen Fuel from Seawater

It’s possible to produce hydrogen to power fuel cells by extracting the gas from seawater, but the electricity required to do it makes the process costly. UCF researcher Yang Yang has come up with a new hybrid nanomaterial that harnesses solar energy and uses it to generate hydrogen from seawater more cheaply and efficiently than current materials. ..

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Friday, September 29, 2017
UCF: Anthropologist's Work Impacting People with Cleft Lip and Palate, Down Syndrome

UCF Assistant Professor John Starbuck thought studying anthropology might lead him to a career in a museum, but it’s done more than he could’ve imagined. His work is changing the lives of people with cleft lip with or without cleft palate, and his current research holds promise for helping some people with Down syndrome.  ..

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Monday, September 25, 2017
UCF Reports $136 Million in Research Funding in FY17

UCF faculty brought in $136 million in research funding in 2017, a year that was also marked by national recognition for the number of patents issued to UCF, tech transfer excellence and overall innovation.  ..

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