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UCF Researchers Lead $1.5M Project to Improve Efficiency of Solar Cells

March 7, 2024
A team of researchers from the University of Central Florida and the University of Delaware’s Institute of Energy Conversion has received a $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Technologies Office to develop a novel metallization process that could improve the efficiency and lower the cost of solar cells, making solar energy…

UCF Research Team Moves to Build Mobile Resilience Hubs for Local Neighborhoods

February 9, 2024
In 2022, a team of researchers from UCF’s College of Community Innovation and Education and College of Engineering and Computer Science set out to solve an elusive question plaguing local officials: How do you provide critical services to residents where and when they need it after a disaster? Neighborhoods throughout Orlando — many typically underserved by existing infrastructure…

Four MSE Faculty Members Receive Promotion and Tenure

June 3, 2022
Eighty-nine UCF faculty received promotions and another 48 earned tenure for the 2021-22 cycle following a rigorous evaluation process. Four of these faculty are from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. Consideration for promotion and tenure takes nearly an entire academic year as faculty are evaluated on three main areas: research, teaching and service. UCF’s…