The mission of the UCF Department of Physics is to provide the highest quality education, research, outreach, and service in physics to the people of the state of Florida, the nation, and the world.
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) fellow
Congratulations to Dr. Talat Rahman for being elected as a American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) fellow for her contributions to computational and theoretical nanoscience, in predictions of chemical, vibrational, and structural properties of low-dimensional systems, together with diversity in STEM.Read More
UCF Physics Bridge Program
UCF’s Physics Department became a Bridge Site in 2015 with a goal to recruit, mentor and prepare under-represented minority (URM) students for admission to a Physics PhD program of their choice. UCF is the second-largest university in the USA and is located in the 2.3 million-strong metropolitan area of Orlando, Florida.
Decades-Old Moon Samples Inform Modern Return to Moon
By NIKITTA CAMPBELL Exploring an area in the Moon that was never visited before? That’s one of the tasks that Department of Physics planetary scientist…
UCF Knights Are Part of NASA’s Artemis Program to Return to the Moon
As the nation looks on this week to see the Space Launch System rocket and Orion spacecraft blast into space on its test flight, UCF…