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Physics Degree Leads to Career in Missiles, Aerospace

When Roland Williams first stepped foot on UCF’s campus nearly 50 years ago, the library was the tallest, most prominent building around. There was almost nothing else in sight as Williams pulled up to the school, but he was excited for the opportunity to move closer to his family and explore his interests in physics. […]

Physics Graduate Student Awarded Order of Pegasus

The Order of Pegasus is the University of Central Florida’s most prestigious student award. Student recipients are recognized for their academic success, university involvement, leadership qualities and community service activities. For graduate student applicants, UCF also considers previous publications or research experiences. It was his research with optics and nanoscale materials that brought physics graduate […]

Physics Staff Recognized For Outstanding Service

COS Staff Awards 2018On February 14, 2018, two UCF Department of Physics staff were honored for their outstanding work serving fellow staff, faculty and students. This year’s winners of the Dean’s Recognition Award are Esperanza Soto-Arcino (farthest to the right), graduate program assistant, and Jessica Brooks (third from left), senior accountant. Soto-Arcino began her role with the department […]

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