Saturday, November 11, 2017
Project PoSSUM Selects Two Embry-Riddle Students for NASA-Funded Zero-G Spacesuit Research

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University doctoral student Heidi Hammerstein and undergraduate Commercial Space Operations student Gavin James were among a team of nine Project PoSSUM graduates selected to participate in a series of four NASA-funded microgravity flights on a Boeing 727 reduced gravity aircraft on November 13-17 from Sanford, Fla.  ..

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Friday, November 10, 2017
FIT: Researchers Are Teaching Trains to Talk With Machine Learning

Model Locomotives Allow Researchers to Seek Breakthroughs in Machine Learning and Human-Machine Interaction ..

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Wednesday, November 01, 2017
IHMC's STEM-Talk wins first place for podcast award

IHMC’s podcast STEM-Talk won first place in the science and medicine category at the 12th Annual People’s Choice Podcast Awards on Sunday. The international competition featured more than 2,000 nominees in 20 categories. STEM-Talk also was a runner-up in the People’s Choice Award, the grand prize of the competition. ..

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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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Thursday, September 21, 2017
UCF Technology May Give Patients with Heart Disease Options

A credit-card sized device that provides an early warning system for people who have been diagnosed with heart failure is being developed at the University of Central Florida, which could mean better, less expensive options for patients with heart disease.  ..

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Monday, September 18, 2017
UCF Researchers’ Work Pushes Battery Tech Forward

University of Central Florida Assistant Professor Yang Yang’s research group has developed two promising energy storage technologies in its work with sustainable energy systems.  ..

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Embry-Riddle Acquires Cray Supercomputer to Advance Research

To advance research by faculty members and graduate students institution-wide, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has installed a Cray® CS™ cluster supercomputer – dubbed Vega – into the Lehman Engineering and Technology Center on the Daytona Beach, Fla., campus.  ..

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Monday, August 28, 2017
UCF: New Virtual, Augmented Reality Lab to Prepare Students for Technology Jobs

The University of Central Florida’s new virtual- and augmented-reality lab that will open Tuesday is designed to give hands-on experience for students to better prepare them for high-tech jobs in the field.  ..

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Saturday, August 26, 2017
FIU: Building robots to protect the planet

Researchers at the Applied Research Center (ARC) are developing four robots for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management (DOE-EM) to help with remediation of radioactively contaminated sites across the nation, where aging nuclear storage infrastructure risks further damaging surrounding ecosystems.  ..

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Saturday, August 19, 2017
Florida Institute Funds Facial Recognition Company Kairos

Kairos, a Miami-based company with technology developed at the University of Central Florida, received follow-on round funding for achieving significant development milestones since receiving initial financing from the Florida Institute.  ..

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