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UCF Researchers Receive Patent for COVID-Killing Nano-Coating

February 21, 2023
A team of UCF researchers, led by Materials Science and Engineering Professor Sudipta Seal, have been awarded a patent for their nanomaterial-based disinfectant that can kill several viruses, including COVID-19. This is the 85th patent that Seal has been awarded through the UCF Office of Technology Transfer. The Pegasus Professor and chair of the Department of Materials Science…

UCF Researchers Prove that COVID Disinfectant Works in Latest Research Paper

September 21, 2022
A team of UCF researchers have proven the efficacy of a nanomaterial-based disinfectant they developed to combat the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Through their experiments, they found that the disinfectant was able to kill several serious viruses including SARS and Zika. The results of their findings were recently published in ACS Applied Materials and…

MSE Student Receives Two Scholarships From UCF

June 14, 2022
Materials science and engineering doctoral student Udit Kumar has received two scholarships from the UCF College of Engineering and Computer Science. Kumar has been selected for the Dr. Austin L. Grogan Scholarship as well as the David T. and Jane M. Donaldson Scholarship. The former is worth $500 and the latter is worth $4,000. Both…