The University of Central Florida, (UCF) was established in 1963 and is located in Orlando, Florida. UCF has more than 52,000 undergraduate and graduate students in attendance. UCF is noted for the Space Education and Research Center. UCF has played a vital role in the development and support of the Kennedy Space Center. UCF has a medical college at Lake Nona. UCF has been very successful in obtaining patents and is in the top 10 of universities for obtaining patents. UCF offers nearly 100 undergraduate degrees, 100 graduate degrees and 28 doctoral programs.
A UCF researcher has combined cutting-edge nanoscience with a magnetic phenomenon discovered more than 170 years ago to create a method for speedy medical tests.
A team of UCF scientists has developed a new process for creating flexible supercapacitors that can store more energy and be recharged more than 30,000 times without degrading.
Marty McFly's self-lacing Nikes in Back to the Future Part II inspired a UCF scientist who has developed filaments that harvest and store the sun's energy—and can be woven into textiles.
A team of UCF researchers has produced the most efficient quantum cascade laser ever designed - and done it in a way that makes the lasers easier to manufacture.
Two scientists at the University of Central Florida have discovered how to get a solid material to act like a liquid without actually turning it into liquid, potentially opening a new world of possibilities for the electronic, ...
An international team of scientists has solved a case of mistaken identity and discovered a new species of venomous snake.
- Scientists have known for a while that coral reefs around the world are dying, and in a worst-case scenario they were counting on large, healthy-looking corals to repopulate.
One of UCF's most prolific inventors has solved a stubborn problem: How to keep the electronic displays in your car working, whether you're driving in the frigid depths of winter or under the broiling desert sun.
UCF biologist Anna Savage is obsessed with frogs and figuring out why they are dying at an unprecedented rate around the world.
Newly published research that started as a high school science project confirms that the density of sea turtle nests on Florida beaches is reduced where artificial lights along the coast deter nesting females.