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UCF Researchers Create Brain-like Devices to Enable AI in Remote Regions and Space

April 14, 2022
Researchers at the University of Central Florida are developing new devices that will allow artificial intelligence (AI) to work from anywhere, without connecting to the internet. This means technology ranging from natural language processing programs, like Siri or Alexa to robots and other advanced applications, could work in remote regions of the globe or even…

MSE Researchers Are Part of New Multi-Million-Dollar Awards from U.S. Department of Defense

April 1, 2022
Three University of Central Florida researchers, including two from MSE, are part of recently announced multi-million-dollar research projects aimed at facilitating the growth of newly emerging technologies for the U.S. Department of Defense. The awards, which are part of the DOD’s Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative, will support projects that range from advancing hypersonic propulsion to improving…

Assistant Professor Wins NSF CAREER Award

February 12, 2019
Assistant Professor Tania Roy has been named a recipient of the National Science Foundation’s CAREER Award. The award will fund Roy’s research on artificial neurons and synapses. She and her research team are developing them using two-dimensional graphene heterostructures for neuromorphic computing. This means that, in the future, researchers will be able to create systems…

Six Faculty Members Join the NanoScience Technology Center

May 30, 2018
Six new faculty members have joined the NanoScience Technology Center, housed within the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. Those faculty members are: Jayan Thomas Eric Jung Yang Yang Swami Rajaraman Tania Roy Yajie Dong They bring with them diverse backgrounds in materials engineering, chemistry, electrical engineering, and significant expertise in nanoscience and nanotechnology. The…