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MSE Affiliated Posters Win Awards at Student Scholar Symposium

March 31, 2023
UCF students shared their discoveries, findings and breakthroughs at the 2023 Student Scholar Symposium. More than 500 students, including some from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, showcased their work at the annual research celebration co-hosted by the College of Graduate Studies, the Office of Undergraduate Research and the Division of Student Success and Well-Being.…

Leon Receives 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award

August 9, 2022
Assistant Professor Lorraine Leon has been named a recipient of the 2022 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award. This honor is given to early career faculty in recognition for their outstanding research, experience and leadership in STEM. All recipients are nominated by 3M researchers and receive a discretionary award of $15,000 per year, for up to three…

UCF’s 5 NSF CAREER Grant Recipients Making Breakthroughs in Healthcare and Engineering

May 21, 2021
This year’s five UCF National Science Foundation CAREER grant recipients are finding innovative and bold new ways to solve challenges that could be game changers in healthcare and engineering. For example, one researcher is tracking down what triggers harmless microorganisms into going rogue and turning into deadly pathogens such as flesh-eating bacteria. Another faculty member is working…