4 04, 2023

CECE PhD student inducted into the Order of Pegasus

2023-04-04T16:46:40-04:00April 4th, 2023|

Javed Ali, one of our Civil Engineering Ph.D. students, has been honored with the prestigious Order of Pegasus Award. It is the highest honor bestowed upon UCF students, acknowledging their unwavering dedication to academic achievement, outstanding university involvement, leadership, professional or community service, and research experience. Javed's academic journey began in India, where [...]

23 03, 2023

UCF Hosts Distinguished Lecturer Dr. Cliff Davidson of the Syracuse University

2023-03-23T16:04:20-04:00March 23rd, 2023|

Each year, the Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP) selects a Distinguished Lecturer in recognition of his or her excellence as both a researcher and educator and ability to give engaging oral presentations to members of the environmental engineering community and the general public. UCF was awarded the distinction of hosting the [...]

11 03, 2023

Dr. Fudong Liu group’s work has been featured in the WFTV news

2023-03-11T12:31:33-05:00March 11th, 2023|

How UCF research could crack down on catalytic converter thefts ORLANDO, Fla. — A group at the University of Central Florida hopes their research makes cars less alluring to crooks stealing pricey catalytic converters from cars. At UCF, catalytic converters have been a focus for the police department. They had a string of thieves [...]

13 02, 2023

New Study Identifies Hotspots Where Climate Change Could Impact Internet

2023-02-13T17:07:04-05:00February 13th, 2023|

How the Earth’s changing climate could impact the vast undersea network of seafloor cables has been relatively understudied until now. Seafloor cables carry over 95% of all digital data traffic worldwide, including financial trading information and social media communications. However, how the Earth’s changing climate could impact this vast undersea network has been [...]

16 01, 2023

UCF students make a splash at Florida’s water conference

2023-01-16T09:45:29-05:00January 16th, 2023|

UCF environmental engineering students recently participated in the Florida Section of the American Water Works Association’s 2022 Annual Conference that was held the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress between November 27th and 30th. Three UCF graduate students and one post-doctoral scholar, all supervised by Dr. Steve Duranceau, presented papers in [...]

10 01, 2023

Mohamed Abdel-Aty Named a Highly-Cited Researcher for 2022

2023-01-10T14:47:15-05:00January 10th, 2023|

Mohamed Abdel-Aty, Pegasus Professor and Chair of the UCF Department of Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering, has been recognized as a highly-cited researcher in transportation safety by analytics company Clarivate. The distinction recognizes the world’s most influential researchers – those in the top .1% – as measured by the number of papers cited [...]

4 11, 2022

UCF researchers receive award from Renewables Advancing Community Energy Resilience (RACER) Funding Program

2022-11-04T13:40:16-04:00November 4th, 2022|

UCF researchers from the RISES and Sustainable Coastal Systems clusters teamed up to receive 1 million dollar grant from DOE to assess how Photovoltaic systems and energy storage can help vulnerable communities across Central Florida and in the Panhandle to become more resilient to impacts from extreme weather events. The interdisciplinary team includes researchers [...]

8 08, 2022

Mentor Spotlight: Dr. Woo Hyoung Lee

2022-08-08T10:53:47-04:00August 8th, 2022|

Knights' Research Notes: UCF's Undergraduate Research Blog / Engineering, Faculty mentors, interdisciplinary research, materials science, research mentor, Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Dr. Woo Hyoung Lee in his lab What is the benefit of research experience to students who will pursue careers in industry, rather than in academia? A lot, according to the 37 students who have been mentored [...]

2 04, 2022

Researchers Develop Method to Determine Where Storm Surges Are Increasing Most

2022-04-02T09:35:01-04:00April 2nd, 2022|

The study analyzed tide gauge observations along coastlines in Europe, and the researchers have plans to further develop the method for use in the U.S. and other parts of the world. By Robert Wells, March 31, 2022 The research provides important information cities can use to help put flood-protection resources where they are [...]

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