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UCF Researchers’ Ethanol Fuel Cells Offer New Alternative to Power Cars, Technology

December 15, 2021
A new material developed by the University of Central Florida may one day mean people could be pouring a drink for their car. That’s because UCF researchers are developing an alcohol-based power source for cars and other technology. The power source —an ethanol fuel cell — is a renewable energy alternative to fossil fuels and…

Yang Featured in WFTV Channel 9 Consumer Report

April 10, 2019
A local mom wants answers after her son’s laptop started sparking and smoking just a year after buying it. She claims its lithium battery could have started a dangerous fire. Action 9’s Todd Ulrich found laptop fires are rare, but there have been many recalls and you could reduce the risk. Nicole Jordan kept the…

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…