Team UCF Knights, comprised of ECE Undergraduate students Dean Sullivan, Brandon Frazer, Jeff Biggers, Ryan Dixon, Henry Chan, and Victor Medina, received second place at the 2013 Cyber Security Awareness Week (CSAW) Embedded Systems Challenge held from Nov. 14-16th in Brooklyn, New York at The Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly).
UCF has been awarded $3.2 million to lead one of four national consortia to develop distributed technologies, to increase engineering capacity, and to prepare for a national shift from traditional sources of electricity to renewables such as solar and wind. Read the whole story on UCF Today.
Department of Energy Has Awarded a Total of $12M to 4 National-Network Distributed Technology Training Centers( DTTCS) and 1 National Network Administrator (NNA)
Through the Grid Engineering for Accelerated Renewable Energy Deployment (GEARED) program, the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) at Department of Energy has awarded a total of $12M to 4 national-network Distributed Technology Training Centers (DTTCs) and 1 national network administrator (NNA).
Today, the Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA) of the U.S. Department of Transportation (US DOT) announced the 2013 selections of National, Regional, and Tier-1 University Transportation Centers (UTCs).
In recognition of his scholarly research and significant contributions to the Department and College of Engineering and Computer Science, Prof. Juin J. Lious is today named the Lockheed Martin St. Laurent Professor. This professorship is one of the four endowed professorships in the College of Engineering and Computer Science at UCF.
At the IEEE 56th International Midwest Symposium on Circuit and Systems (MWSCAS) held at Columbus Ohio in August 2013, Prof. Wasfy Mikhael received an award that recognizes his sustained contributions to the success of MWSCAS.
Haitao Cheng, a Ph.D. student working with Professor Xun Gong, is part of a UCF engineering team that has developed an antenna capable of surviving a record temperature of 1,300 degrees Celsius, a potential boon to manufacturers of high-performance turbine engines. Read the UCFTODAY article by clicking here.
Congratulations to Prof. Kalpathy Sundaram for being elected as a Fellow of The Electrochemical Society (ECS). His citation will be announced at the Plenary Session of The Electrochemical Society’s 224th Meeting in San Francisco, California, USA, on October 28, 2013.
ECE Ph.D. students Kalyan Karnati and Tianjiao Li (both advised by Xun Gong) received the student paper competition honorable mention award (out of 139 participants) in 2013 IEEE AP-S International Symposium. Congratulations!
In the 2014 US News & World Report rankings, UCF’s Electrical Engineering program was ranked 55 out of 134 ranked programs, and UCF’s Computer Engineering program was ranked 58 out of 94 ranked programs.