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November 24, 2020
Congratulations to Yifei Fu for passing the Candidacy Exam, now he is a Ph.D. student in MSE

Florida Association for Nanotechnology

October 2, 2020
Congratulations to Nano Florida Winners from our group! Materials, Devices, and Enabling Technologies Awards Honorable Mention  Udit Kumar (Graduate student) University of Central Florida Postdoc Awards Honorable Mention Aadithya Jeyaranjan University of Central Florida Undergraduate Awards Runner Up Michael Hnatiuk University of Central Florida

Congratulations to Medical Student: David Gittes

April 7, 2020
UCF Student Wins National Public Health Award The U.S. Department of Human and Health Services recognized second-year medical student David Gittess (FIRE student from UCF COM, working with Dr. Seal) for his work with clinics that serve Apopka farmworkers and downtown Orlando’s homeless population. BY CHRISTIN SENIOR | APRIL 1, 2020 Before arriving at UCF in 2018,…

Congratulations to A. Jayaranjan

April 6, 2020
Congratulations to A. Jayaranjan successful dissertation defense,  one more great Ph.D. research from the group.

NSTC Participates in STEM Day

November 4, 2017
A group of faculty members and students from NanoScience Technology Center participated in the fifth annual STEM Day held by the Center for Initiatives in STEM on March 31. Over 1,300 K-12 students from nearly 20 Florida schools attended the event. Faculty members Kang, Santra, Yang, Seal, Jung, Zhai and their students (Adi Jayaranjan, Nileshi…

Ankur Gupta Named Student Board Member

November 4, 2016
Graduate student Ankur Gupta has been selected as a student board member on the Thermal Spray Society Board of Directors. This one year position allows Gupta the opportunity to participate in several TSS teleconferences, as well as an expenses paid trip to attend the TSS Board meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah. TSS President Christian…

Barkam Selected as Student Member of Board of Trustees

November 4, 2016
Swetha Barkam, MSE Ph.D. student, was selected on the ASM Board of Trustees as a student member. Student members receive all expenses paid to attend 4 board meetings where they will gain leadership skills that will benefit them throughout their career, add a unique and highly respected experience to their resume/CV, represent Material Advantage and…

MSE Students Represent UCF on ACerS President Council

November 4, 2015
MSE students represented UCF on the ACerS President council at the 2015 Materials Science and Technology Conference in Ohio. ACerS President’s Council of Student Advisors is the student-led committee of ACerS responsible for representing student interests to ACerS and its subsidiary committees, divisions, sections, and classes. The PCSA is the primary face of ACerS to…

Gupta Awarded Travel Grant to Present at Symposium

November 4, 2015
Ankur Gupta has been awarded the $300 Dorothy M. and Earl S. Hoffman Travel Grant to present his research at the 62nd Annual American Vacuum Society International Symposium and Exhibition in San Jose, California, Oct. 18-23. Gupta’s research, “Gradient Electrochemical Response of Template Synthesized Thickness Sorted MoS2 Nanosheets for Cellular Level Free Radical Detection,” will…

Barkham Named Delegate

November 4, 2015
Swetha Barkam has been selected as a ACerS President’s Council of Student Advisors delegate for 2015-2016. The American Ceramic Society is a nonprofit professional organization for the ceramics community, with a focus on scientific research, emerging technologies, and applications. The mission of PCSA is to engage students as active and long-term leaders in the ceramics…