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.
Research Replicating Neurons Holds Potential to Shape Artificial Intelligence
Recent research replicating neurons in the brain holds potential to reshape our approach to artificial intelligence and applications like autonomous driving. The research centers on…
New Study of Comets Provides Insight into Chemical Composition of Early Solar System
A new study from the University of Central Florida has found strong support that the outgassing of molecules from comets could be the result of…