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LiKamWa Named CREOL Associate Dean

January 28, 2022
Professor Patrick LiKamWa, Ph.D, has been named the newest associate dean of CREOL, the College of Optics and Photonics. LiKamWa moved from England to Florida in the Fall of 1989 to pursue his teaching career at UCF. Prior to his arrival, he was working at the University of Sheffield after receiving his Ph.D. in Electrical…

Optics Professor Breaks Down Vaccine Mystery With Ingredient Explanation

May 21, 2021
Mistrust of the COVID-19 vaccine is rooted partly in its rapid introduction, the seemingly new technologies involved and the long list of ingredients with mysterious names like “N-ditetradecylacetamide.” But the purpose behind “monobasic potassium phosphate” in the vaccine can be understood with chemistry principles UCF students learn all the time, according to Professor of Chemistry…

UCF Researchers Receive Department of Defense Grants

January 14, 2021
By GENE KRUCKEMYER Three UCF researchers working on different projects have been awarded a total of about $1.3 million from the Department of Defense. The grants were part of the DOD awarding of $50 million to 85 institutions across the nation in the Fiscal Year 2021 Defense University Research Instrumentation Program. The recipients and their…

UCF Wins TechConnect Defense Innovation Award

November 12, 2020
University highlights various technologies at national conference this month with one of the innovations already picking up national recognition. BY ZENAIDA GONZALEZ KOTALA | NOVEMBER 9, 2020