Academic Programs Team Meeting @
Sep 21 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
2020-21 Biophysics Seminars @
Sep 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The UCF Biophysics Group is resuming its seminar series for the 2020-2021 academic year.

The next seminar will be held on:

Wednesday, September 23, 12:00pm -1:00pm EST

Zoom Meeting 

Dr. Alfons Schulte, Professor, UCF Department of Physics, will present:

Formation and Growth of Mesoglobules across the Poly(N-isopropyl acrylamide) Coil-to-Globule Transition Revealed with Kinetic Neutron Scattering and Fast Pressure Jumps 

The flyer, with the abstract, is attached.

[Dr. Schulte Abstract-2020-09-23 Biophys Seminar]


Graduate Curriculum and Affairs Committee Meeting @ zoom
Sep 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Grad Recruitment Committee Meeting @ zoom
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Undergraduate Student Faculty Research Showcase @ Online
Sep 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Exposure to hands-on research experience is a vital component of undergraduate education, and the department strives to ensure that this is available to our Physics majors who may be interested in performing research with professors here at UCF, even during these difficult times. Join us on Thursday September 24, from 5pm-7pm, for a live 2 hour session to learn more about the research opportunities available in the groups in our Department, and a description for how interested students might get involved. The event will be held online.

If you have any questions regarding the event, please contact (,  or as soon as possible.  


Distinguished Lecture Series on Catalysis @ zoom
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

I would like to announce that the Renewable Energy and Chemical Transformations (REACT) Cluster at the University of Central Florida (UCF) in collaboration with the Florida Chapter of the American Vacuum Society (AVS) and UCF-AVS student chapter is hosting a Distinguished Lecture Series on Catalysis. Prominent scientists from various universities, research centers, and industry conducting experimental and theoretical research in surface science and catalysis will be giving lectures every other week. The lectures are intended for an audience with a broad range of expertise, from undergraduate and graduate students to senior scientists.

Karsten Reuter, Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Germany, Merging multiscale theory and data sciences to tackle operando energy conversion systems.

This series is free to all registrants, available through Zoom. Early registration is recommended as enrollment is limited to 300 participants. To register for the webinar, please fill out this online form: The registered participants will receive email updates as well as Zoom links to attend the webinars.

For additional questions please contact Dr. Mihai E. Vaida at

Details about the talks will be posted soon on the following websites: and

Grad Recruitment Committee Meeting @ zoom
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Fall 2019-20 Graduate Program Assessment Results due
Oct 9 all-day
Graduate Admissions Committee Meetings @ zoom
Oct 9 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Graduate Curriculum and Affairs Committee Meeting @ zoom
Oct 9 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm