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UCF Alums Working on Artemis 2: Why the Space Program is Personal to Us
If you were to parachute into the parking lots around Kennedy Space Center (KSC), you might believe you landed on an extension of UCF’s campus. Knights license plates and black-and-gold decals are everywhere. “You should see it here during football season,” says Wes Mosedale ‘07MS, senior test director for NASA. “That’s…
Jun 14, 2023
IEMS Faculty Receive Promotion and Tenure
UCF faculty members across the university, including several from the College of Engineering and Computer Science, achieved significant career milestones in earning promotions and tenure for the 2023-24 cycle. The 104 approved faculty — 63 for promotion, 40 for promotion and tenure and one for tenure — underwent a rigorous…
Jul 12, 2024
CECS to Offer First Online Doctoral Degree in Industrial Engineering
The UCF College of Engineering and Computer Science has pioneered several academic firsts, from the first Master of Science in Travel Technology and Analytics to the first Smart Cities track for the Master of Science in Civil Engineering. CECS is ready to launch another notable academic program – the first…
Jun 26, 2024
Monotype Joins The Readability Consortium to Advance Global Readability Research
The provider of typefaces is the latest organization to join the consortium, which has already partnered with Google, Adobe and Readability Matters. Monotype, one of the most recognized names in the world of fonts and typography, has teamed up with The Readability Consortium (TRC), a group of engineering, psychophysics, and…
Jun 03, 2024
UCF Pegasus Professor, Department Chair Earns Prestigious 2023 AAAS Fellowship
Waldemar Karwowski has been named an American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow for his accomplishments and leadership in the field of human factors and ergonomics. Ease and efficiency work in tandem for Waldemar Karwowski, a decorated UCF Pegasus Professor who specializes in human factors and ergonomics. His devotion…
May 23, 2024
IEMS Faculty, Staff, Students Honored at Founders' Day Ceremonies
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…
Apr 03, 2024
UCF Industrial Engineering Students Win Milwaukee Bucks Hackathon
The team, which represented UCF in the competition for the first time, will be honored on the court during the 2024-25 season. Don’t be surprised to see a group of Knights on the Milwaukee Bucks’ court during the 2024-25 season. No, they aren’t basketball players but a team of industrial…
Apr 01, 2024
UCF Enters $6M Cooperative Agreement to Develop Research Commercialization Hub
  The University of Central Florida has spawned some notable entrepreneurs over the years, from O’dang Hummus creator Jesse Wolfe ’15 to Luminar co-founder and Chief Technology Officer Jason Eichenholz ’95MS ’98 PhD and Kismet Technologies founder Christina Drake ‘07PhD. However, the vast majority of these savvy businesspeople are UCF…
Jan 09, 2024
The Next Giant Leaps for All of Humankind
Only 12 people have ever stepped foot on the moon. Kelvin Manning ’02MS is among NASA’s leaders who believe the next lunar visits will be even more meaningful to more people. Kelvin Manning ’02MS’s office is nestled among one of the most peaceful settings imaginable: in a wildlife refuge near miles and…
Nov 30, 2023
UCF Receives 3 Minority Serving Institution Awards to Promote Collaborations with NASA
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. hree research projects from the University of Central Florida have been selected for NASA Minority University Research and Education Project Partnership Annual Notification…
Nov 27, 2023
Three New Faculty Join UCF Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Systems
The Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Systems welcomes three new faculty in Fall 2023: Gulsah Hacerliogullari Koksalmis, Ph.D; Vernet Lasrado, Ph.D.; and Niloofar Yousefi, Ph.D. “I’m proud to welcome Dr. Koksalmis, Dr. Lasrado and Dr. Yousefi to our talented faculty to help us continue our commitment to excellence in…
Aug 11, 2023