Skip to main content

UCF Researcher to Investigate Microarchitectural Attacks Through NSF CAREER Award

May 20, 2024
  The websites you frequently visit and the software programs you use could leave behind clues that make your computer vulnerable to a cyberthreat known as a microarchitectural attack. But one UCF researcher is investigating the cause of these attacks, and discovering ways to prevent them, through a $550,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.…

Doctoral Graduates Begin Careers in Academia

May 1, 2024
  While the majority of the new graduates at commencement will be leaving a college campus for good, a select few will head to a new campus. This time however, they’ll be teaching classes, starting their own labs and advising graduate students. Four students from the UCF Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering have earned…

Electrical Engineering Students Earn Scholarships from IEEE

April 4, 2024
Two electrical engineering seniors, Nicole Parker and Maria Bonina Zimath, have won scholarships from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Power and Energy Society (IEEE PES) in recognition of their academic excellence and their promising future careers. The IEEE PES Scholarship Plus Initiative is awarded to undergraduates majoring in electrical engineering with exceptional GPAs,…

ECE Faculty, Staff, Students Honored at Founders’ Day Ceremonies

April 3, 2024
  Every year on the first Wednesday of April, UCF honors the outstanding accomplishments and contributions of our people on Founders’ Day, our annual celebration of the employees, faculty and students who keep reaching for the stars. More than 150 faculty members were recognized across the university, including several from the College of Engineering and…

ECE Students Awarded for Research, Academic Excellence at Student Research Week Events

March 29, 2024
Faculty are always recognized for their research, but during Student Research Week, UCF turns the spotlight toward students. At the Student Scholar Symposium, the main event of Student Research Week, more than 800 students with over 600 projects present their research to their peers, faculty, staff and judges who award the top poster presentations. This…

Electrical Engineering Department Awards Inaugural Northrop Grumman Undergraduate Scholars

March 27, 2024
A new partnership with one of the world’s foremost aerospace and defense companies is opening doors for UCF electrical and computer engineering students. Four undergraduate students have been chosen for the inaugural Northrop Grumman (NG) Undergraduate Scholars program, which provides the opportunity to in UCF research labs, receive mentorship from faculty and intern at Northrop…

Silicon Design Company to Use Student Research on Encryption Acceleration

March 25, 2024
Two students from the UCF College of Engineering and Computer Science will have the opportunity to apply their research at one of the world’s foremost leaders in high-performance computing. Senior computer science major Parker McLeod and junior computer engineering major Cory Brynds will help Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) investigate more ways to implement fully homomorphic…

Innovation Abounds at Fall 2023 Senior Design Showcase

December 12, 2023
  From training simulations for military personnel and an optimization plan for a luxury boat company to a toaster that crisps bread according to your perfect toast color and a smart chessboard crafted for beginners, UCF student innovation was on full display at the Fall 2023 Senior Design Showcase. Seniors in computer science, electrical and…

Six Papers by UCF Electrical and Computer Engineering Researchers Presented at ICCAD’23

November 28, 2023
  Six papers by UCF Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering researchers were presented at the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD), held from Oct. 29 to Nov. 2, 2023, in San Francisco. This year, UCF had the most first-authored papers among all U.S. institutions, ahead of Georgia Tech, which had five first-authored papers.…

UCF Receives 3 Minority Serving Institution Awards to Promote Collaborations with NASA

November 27, 2023
The funding is designed to foster long-term partnerships between NASA and MSIs and to give eligible research projects the chance to pursue larger grants in the future.   Three research projects from the University of Central Florida have been selected for NASA Minority University Research and Education Project Partnership Annual Notification (MPLAN) awards. The grants,…