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Doctoral Candidate Receives Dissertation Fellowship

December 6, 2018
Doctoral candidate Abhishek Mehta is awarded the dean’s dissertation completion fellowship, which is worth $10,000 plus the cost of tuition. Mehta is a research assistant in Professor Yongho Sohn’s Laboratory of Advanced Materials and Additive Manufacturing. His dissertation work focuses on exploring the fundamental core effects in novel metallic alloys named high entropy alloys. Has…

Sohn and Coffey Receive $700,000 Grant

February 16, 2018
Professor Yongho Sohn and Professor Kevin R. Coffey received a $700,000, three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Energy for a research project titled “Mechanisms of Retention and Transport of Fission Products in Virgin and Irradiated Nuclear Graphite.” Through this project, Sohn and Coffey will examine how the fission products are retained and transported through…

Armed Services Turn to UCF for Help with New Technology

January 8, 2018
The U.S. Army and the U.S. Office of Naval Research have turned to the University of Central Florida to help push the limits of additive manufacturing, commonly known as 3-D printing with metallic alloys. Additive manufacturing looks to use different metallic alloys to print a variety of finished components used in everything from children’s toys…