• Discoveries of Q-carbon and Q-BN and Direct Conversion of Carbon into Diamond and h-BN into c-BN

    Harris Corporation Engineering Center: 101A

    MATERIALS SCIENCE & ENGINEERING DISTINGUISHED SEMINAR SERIES Prof. Jagdish (Jay) Narayan (NAE, NAI, NAS) Department of Materials Science & Engineering at North Carolina State UniversityThroughout human history, materials have played a critical role in advancing technologies which have benefitted the society. From Stone Age to Bronze Age to Iron Age to Semiconductors and Nanomaterials, materials through their properties have played ...

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  • Biology Seminar - Dr. Matt Kasson

    Biological Sciences: 209

    "Psychoactive Plant and Mushroom Alkaloids in Behavior-Modifying Cicada Pathogens in the Fungal Genus Massospora (Zoopagomycota)." presented by Dr. Matt Kasson

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  • Learn to Fly! Become a Pilot.

    Classroom Building 1 - Room 212: 212

    Interested in aviation? Want to learn how to fly real airplanes? Find out how to become a licensed pilot and attend this free presentation by a UCF Adjunct Professor who is also an experienced pilot, aircraft owner and Certified Flight Instructor. An introductory booklet about the basics of how a plane flies, cockpit instruments, control surfaces and how to fly ...

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  • Self-Powering Fibers: Fabrics to Power Your Wearable Devices

    Research 1: Conf.Room 101

    NanoScience Technology Center NANOTECHNOLOGY SEMINAR SERIES Self-Powering Fibers: Fabrics to Power Your Wearable Devices Jayan Thomas, Ph.D. NanoScience Technology Center Materials Science and Engineering CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics University of Central Florida Abstract: Currently, wearable electronic devices attract considerable attention due to its applications in communication, entertainment, on-body sensing, artificial skins, and general healthcare. Integration of these ...

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  • Biology Seminar - Dr. Maria Harrington

    Biological Sciences: 209

    "Virtual Nature in Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality for Art and Scientific Research, Applied to Informal Learning in Museums and Arboretums for Broader Impact." presented by Dr. Maria Harrington

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  • Nanostructured Thin-film Materials for Renewable Energy Applications

    Research 1: Conf.Room 101

    NanoScience Technology Center NANOTECHNOLOGY SEMINAR SERIES Nanostructured Thin-film Materials for Renewable Energy Applications Yang Yang, Ph.D. NanoScience Technology Center Materials Science & Engineering University of Central Florida Abstract: Porous materials with a sufficiently exposed surface associated with abundant active sites for electrochemical reactions have been identified as efficient electrodes for water splitting and rechargeable batteries. Conventional porous electrode powders may ...

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  • Developing a Liberatory Consciousness

    Teaching Academy: 117

    In a time when our present cultural and policial climate provides equity stresses and upsets daily, we must not lose hope for transformation. Maintaining a vision for change requires that we understand and commit ourselves to cultivate a liberatory consciousness. But how do we do that? Join consultant and coach, Dr. Tanya Williams in strengthening your commitment to social justice ...

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  • UCF Faculty Technology Showcase (Recurring Event)

    Classroom Building I: Room 202 (Faculty Multimedia Center)

    About This Event Gearing up to teach your fall courses? Not sure what digital tools and resources are available for faculty at UCF? Come and join us at the Digital Learning Faculty Technology Showcase! Teams from the Faculty Multimedia Center (FMC) and the Center for Distributed Learning will be showcasing tools and tips such as the Lightboard, Mimio, Camtasia, Materia, ...

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  • Government Contracting: Overview

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Presented by Steven South, FSBDC at UCF Government Contracting Specialist Federal, State, and Local Government procurement is the largest target market in the world. The question is usually not “Does the government buy what you are selling?”...it is more “Can you be competitive enough and relentless enough to position your business to win government contracts?”. If you think you can ...

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  • How to Start Your Business (Recurring Event)

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Presented by Chuck Wheeler, FSBDC at UCF Consultant A three-hour seminar designed to help entrepreneurs understand what it takes to start a business. Topics included business plans, legal forms of business, and licensing requirements. Registering for How to Start Your Business also includes our Business Fundamentals Webinars: Financing Alternatives, Marketing for Business Success and Business Plan Writing Made Easy at ...

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  • Indole Alkaloids and Phenazine Antibiotics: New Platforms for Discovery

    UCF Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences (Lake Nona): 103

    Location:BBS 103 (Lake Nona), simulcast to HPA2 Room 345 Speaker:Robert W. Huigens III, Ph.D.Assistant Professor of Medicinal ChemistryPaul Doering Excellence in Teaching ProfessorUniversity of FloridaCollege of Pharmacy Website:http://pharmacy.ufl.edu/faculty/robert-w-huigens-iii/

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  • Federal Certifications Managed by SBA

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Presented by Ed Ramos, Senior Area Manager, U.S. Small Business Administration Every year, the Federal government procures supplies and/or services to the tune of several hundred billion dollars. A whopping twenty-three (23) percent of those procurements are earmarked for smaller businesses. If you own a small business and have the potential to sell your product/service to the Federal government you ...

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  • UCF Faculty Technology Showcase (Recurring Event)

    Classroom Building I: Room 202 (Faculty Multimedia Center)

    About This Event Gearing up to teach your fall courses? Not sure what digital tools and resources are available for faculty at UCF? Come and join us at the Digital Learning Faculty Technology Showcase! Teams from the Faculty Multimedia Center (FMC) and the Center for Distributed Learning will be showcasing tools and tips such as the Lightboard, Mimio, Camtasia, Materia, ...

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  • Catching a Buzz & Playing with Fire: Advancing Urban Ecology at the UCF Arboretum

    Tuscawilla Country Club

    College of Sciences Distinguished Speaker Series Patrick Bohlen, Ph.D. Professor, Director-Landscape and Natural Resources and ArboretumUCF Arboretum Jennifer Elliott, M.S.Assistant DirectorUCF Arboretum Wednesday, January 23, 2019, at 6:00 p.m.Tuscawilla Country Club1500 Winter Springs Blvd.,Winter Springs, FL 32708 Catching a Buzz & Playing with Fire: Advancing Urban Ecology at the UCF Arboretum Abstract: Urbanization is one of the greatest human impacts ...

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  • Salir a la Luz: Coming Out Experiences of Latinx & Hispanic Students

    Student Union: Key West Ballroom (Room 218CD)

    This program is focused on bringing light to the coming out experiences and voices of Latinx and Hispanic students at the University of Central Florida. Often times family, societal culture and expectations, and ethnicity create strain and stigma for LGBTQ+ people who are Latinx and/or Hispanic. We are wanting students to share their experiences and create dialogue around their LGBTQ+ ...

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  • Sleights of Mind: Mysteries & Myths of Cognitive Deception

    Tuscawilla Country Club

    College of Sciences Distinguished Speaker Series Peter Hancock, Ph.D.Pegasus Professor, Provost Distinguished Research Professor, and Trustee ChairDepartment of Psychology Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.Tuscawilla Country Club1500 Winter Springs Blvd.Winter Springs, FL 32708 Sleights of Mind: Mysteries & Myths of Cognitive Deception Abstract: Deceiving the eye can be fun; it is the basis of much of what we consider ...

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  • UCF Faculty Technology Showcase (Recurring Event)

    Classroom Building I: Room 202 (Faculty Multimedia Center)

    About This Event Gearing up to teach your fall courses? Not sure what digital tools and resources are available for faculty at UCF? Come and join us at the Digital Learning Faculty Technology Showcase! Teams from the Faculty Multimedia Center (FMC) and the Center for Distributed Learning will be showcasing tools and tips such as the Lightboard, Mimio, Camtasia, Materia, ...

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  • Three Minute Thesis 2019

    Live Oak Event Center: 4115 Pyxis Lane, Orlando, FL 32816

    Doctoral research will be presented in a novel and exciting way at UCF’s first Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. Doctoral students will communicate their research in just three short minutes and with only one PowerPoint slide to judges from the central Florida community while competing to win monetary prizes. Hosted by the College of Graduate Studies and Blackstone LaunchPad, 3MT ...

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  • The Naked and the Dead: Ritual & Sacrifice at the Dawn of Maya Civilization

    Tuscawilla Country Club

    College of Sciences Distinguished Speaker Series Michael Callaghan, Ph.D. Assistant ProfessorUCF Department of Anthropology Brigitte Kovacevich, Ph.D.Assistant ProfessorUCF Department of Anthropology Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at 6:00 p.m.Tuscawilla Country Club1500 Winter Springs Blvd.,Winter Springs, FL 32708 The Naked and the Dead: Ritual & Sacrifice at the Dawn of Maya Civilization Abstract: Artifacts, hieroglyphs, architecture and art have allowed archaeologists to ...

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  • Research Week Kickoff

    Student Union: Cape Florida Ballroom (Room 316)

    The Annual Student Research Week Kickoff Event will feature keynote speaker Dr. Stella Sung as well as graduate and undergraduate awards and poster displays by UCF Postdoctoral Scholars. Join us as we celebrate the beginning of Student Research Week! A reception will follow.

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  • If the Dinosaurs had Radar: Asteroids, Arecibo and Earth's Impact Risk

    Tuscawilla Country Club

    College of Sciences Distinguished Speaker Series Yan Fernandez, Ph.D.Associate Professor, Observatory DirectorDepartment of Physics Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at 6:00 p.m.Tuscawilla Country Club1500 Winter Springs Blvd.,Winter Springs, FL 32708 If the Dinosaurs had Radar: Asteroids, Arecibo and Earth's Impact Risk Abstract: Asteroids have been colliding with Earth for billions of years. Until recently, denizens of Earth had no way to ...

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  • UCF Faculty Technology Showcase (Recurring Event)

    Classroom Building I: Room 202 (Faculty Multimedia Center)

    About This Event Gearing up to teach your fall courses? Not sure what digital tools and resources are available for faculty at UCF? Come and join us at the Digital Learning Faculty Technology Showcase! Teams from the Faculty Multimedia Center (FMC) and the Center for Distributed Learning will be showcasing tools and tips such as the Lightboard, Mimio, Camtasia, Materia, ...

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  • UCF Faculty Technology Showcase (Recurring Event)

    Classroom Building I: Room 202 (Faculty Multimedia Center)

    About This Event Gearing up to teach your fall courses? Not sure what digital tools and resources are available for faculty at UCF? Come and join us at the Digital Learning Faculty Technology Showcase! Teams from the Faculty Multimedia Center (FMC) and the Center for Distributed Learning will be showcasing tools and tips such as the Lightboard, Mimio, Camtasia, Materia, ...

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