Our talented faculty, staff, and students have received special recognition and awards for their work, research, teaching and service activities over the years. Below we showcase some of the most recent awards. Congratulations to all!

Awards by Undergraduate Students

Awards by Graduate Students


Robert Peale received the 2016 UCF Engineering, Physical Sciences, and Life Sciences Faculty Mentoring Award. Dr. Peale’s students describe him as an outstanding mentor and great physicist. His eagerness to teach his students has been described as extraordinary.

Michael Chini received the prestigious 2016 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards

Zenghu Chang was appointed Trustee Chair and was honored at the UCF Board of Trustees meeting on May 31, 2016

Costas Efthimiou received the 2015-2016 UCF Teaching Incentive Award.

Joseph Harrington, Eduardo Mucciolo, Humberto Campins, and Leonid Chernyak received the 2015-2016 UCF Research Incentive Award.

Josh Colwell and Talat Rahman received the 2016-2017 UCF Research Incentive Award.