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July 2021

UCF’s Modern(a) Man

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In late December 2020, Darin Edwards ’97 ’10MS ’11PhD was in the middle of another marathon work day from his home office in Boston when he received a text message from his sister in Orlando.

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UCF College of Sciences Researchers Join Project to Fight Animal-borne Diseases

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The goal is to gain a deeper understanding of zoonotic threats, which may include COVID-19, in order to better respond to them.

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NSTC student’s paper won BEST POSTER at IEEE Transducers 2021

A paper presented by Ms. Julia Freitas Orrico, a M.S. Nanotechnology student who is also the first author of this paper just won the BEST POSTER award at the recently concluded virtual meeting, IEEE Transducers 2021 (https://transducers2021.org).

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June 2021

UCF 25th Among Public Universities in the Nation and 60th in the World for Producing Patents

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Steady progress comes from increase in research activity in health, engineering and more.

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April 2021

Can we Predict Plastic and Elastic Properties of Monocrystalline Materials? Now we Can.

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University of Central Florida and South Ural State University researchers led by Professors Artem Masunov and Ekaterina Bartashevich developed a novel methodology for computational predictions of the mechanical properties for single crystals.

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NSTC student won an award at the Student Scholar Symposium

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Pavlo Kravchuk won an award for his poster titled "Small organic osmolytes accelerate actin assembly." at the 2021 UCF Student Scholar Symposium in the Life Sciences category.

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February 2021

NASA Selects UCF Honeybee-inspired Spacesuit Material Design for Further Development

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The material's nanostructure design is based on how honeybees and other pollinators can manipulate pollen using microstructures and electric fields.

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UCF-Developed Seawater Battery is Safer for People and Environment

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Current lithium-ion batteries contain solvents that are flammable and toxic.

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December 2020

Research Paves the Way for Next Generation of High-Speed Wireless Communication

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While the rest of the world is preparing devices for the advent of ultrafast, 5G wireless service, one UCF physicist has already set his sights on 10G.

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November 2020

Doctoral Students Recognized for Aerospace Research

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Yuen Yee Li Sip and Elizabeth Barrios in Materials Science and Engineering focus on research that may impact space exploration.

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October 2020

UCF Researcher Is Working to Extend Battery Life in Smartphones, Electric Cars

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Some of Assistant Professor Yang Yang’s latest work is focused on keeping a key, internal metal structure — the anode — from falling apart over time.

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September 2020

Student Spotlight: Doctoral Student Sees Potential in Invisible Materials

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Emmanuel Okogbue is making waves within the world of nano-technology.

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August 2020

Awards Presented to Artificial Intelligence, Big Data Projects for COVID-19 Research

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The Office of Research, College of Engineering and Computer Science, College of Sciences and College of Business invest in research projects through new UCF Initiative.

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