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Civil Engineering Students Win Multiple Awards at Southeast Student Symposium

March 28, 2024
While many UCF students spent spring break at the beach, a group of more than 50 civil engineering students participated in a regional event that brought much recognition to their work and to the university. More than 650 students from 19 universities, including the University of Florida, Georgia Tech and Kennesaw State University, attended the…

Civil Engineering Student Receives $5,000 Scholarship

October 26, 2023
Civil engineering student Jorge Orozco-Herrera has been named a 2023 recipient of the Thomas J. Wysockey Civil Engineering Scholarship, sponsored by the Deep Foundations Institute. He is one of 32 students to receive a scholarship through the DFI Educational Trust and one of three recipients of the Wysockey scholarship. “This scholarship means for me more…

UCF Students to Exhibit Oil-Cleanup Invention at D.C. Expo

April 5, 2018
A group of University of Central Florida students has developed super high-tech sponges to clean up ocean oil spills. The sponges soak up oil but repel water, leaving behind no toxic byproduct. It’s a green solution with a bonus – the oil could be recycled for future use. The students will showcase their invention at…