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October 2018

UCF Honors 11 Faculty Members with Luminary Awards

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Families, friends and colleagues celebrated 11 University of Central Florida faculty members Wednesday during the second annual Luminary Awards Night.

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June 2018

New UCF Optical Sensor Can Determine if Molecules are Left or Right 'Handed'

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A University of Central Florida team has designed a nanostructured optical sensor that for the first time can efficiently detect molecular chirality – a property of molecular spatial twist that defines its biochemical properties.

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February 2018

High School Student working at NSTC is selected for International Science Fair

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Laboni Santra, an Oviedo High School student working with Professor Rajaraman won multiple awards at the Seminole County Science, Math and Engineering Fair held on February 3, 2018.

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Daniel Franklin Awarded Order of Pegasus

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Daniel Franklin has been selected for induction into the Order of Pegasus, Class of 2018. He was recognized at the Order of Pegasus award ceremony on April 2, 2018.

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January 2018

Juan “Rachel” He Poster Winner at 2018 DOE SSL R&D Workshop

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Graduate student Juan (Rachel) He won the 2018 Student Poster Competition at the 15th annual DOE SSL R&D Workshop, held January 29-31 in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Dong Wins IDW ’17 Best Paper Award

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Prof. Yajie Dong was invited to present at the 24th International Display Workshops (IDW'17) at Sendai, Japan and his presentation titled “Luminescent Perovskite-Polymer Composite Films for Display” was selected to win the IDW '17 Best Paper Award.

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A Breakthrough in Graphene Research May lead to Next-Generation Tech

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A finding that enables graphene to better absorb light could be the key manufacturers have been waiting for to utilize the super-strong, superlight material in next-generation devices including light detectors, touchscreens, glucose testing meters and even water filtration systems.

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December 2017

NSTC Students Awarded Dissertation Completion Fellowship

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NSTC students Mikhael Soliman and Abraham Vázquez-Guardado were each awarded the UCF Graduate Dean’s Dissertation Completion Fellowship for spring 2018. The fellowship includes a stipend of $10,000, tuition coverage, and paid individual health insurance. The fellowship was awarded to 13 students university-wide.

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