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
2021 Arthur L. Schawlow Prize in Laser Science Recipient
Congratulations to Dr. Peter Delfyett for receiving the 2021 Arthur L. Schawlow Prize in Laser Science from the American Physical Society for his pioneering work on ultrafast lasers.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.
UCF Is Part of Team That Finds Water on Ultra-hot Exoplanet with James Webb Space Telescope
A University of Central Florida researcher and multiple alumni are part of a team that has used NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) to identify…
New Grad Heads to Paris For Doctoral Degree
Recent physics graduate Christian Cabello ’23 says bonjour to a new life in Paris this fall, where he’ll take advantage of a full scholarship to…