Oct
21
Wed
Distinguished Lecture Series on Catalysis @ zoom
Oct 21 @ 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.

Gianfranco Pacchioni, Università Milano-Bicocca, Italy, Unveiling the nature of single-atom catalysts.

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: https://forms.gle/uDmoQpLEJWymAZ5TA. 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 mihai.vaida@ucf.edu.

Details about the talks will be posted soon on the following web sites: https://www.avs.org/Chapters/Florida and https://www.ucf.avs.org/.

Physics Graduate Program Virtual Open House @ Zoom link to be sent upon registration.
Oct 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Biophysics Monthly Seminar @ Zoom
Oct 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Fluorescence Microscopy with Tailored Light

Speaker: Dr. Kyu Young Han, Assistant Professor, CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics 

Dr. Kyu Young Han Bio & Abstract

Meeting ID: 995 8527 0946

Passcode: 313551

Oct
22
Thu
SP21 Department Graduate Orientation @ Zoom
Oct 22 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Nov
4
Wed
Distinguished Lecture Series on Catalysis @ zoom
Nov 4 @ 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.

Speaker to be determined. 

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: https://forms.gle/uDmoQpLEJWymAZ5TA. 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 mihai.vaida@ucf.edu.

Details about the talks will be posted soon on the following web sites: https://www.avs.org/Chapters/Florida and https://www.ucf.avs.org/.

Nov
6
Fri
Graduate Dean’s Dissertation Completion Fellowship – COS Nomination Submission Deadline
Nov 6 all-day

Hello everyone,

The College of Graduate Studies is continuing to offer the Graduate Dean’s Dissertation Completion Fellowship. This year there are a total of 13 Dissertation Completion Fellowships. As a reminder, this fellowship is intended for students in their final semester of graduate education who have a realistic expectation of degree completion in spring 2021. The award includes a $10,000 fellowship plus tuition support (not including fees) and paid individual insurance coverage.

COS can nominate up to four students. Each college will receive at least one fellowship if they submit a qualified nominee for consideration. The remaining fellowships will be considered at large and selected from the pool of nominees.

Please submit the following information to (lvonkalm@ucf.edu) as a single .pdf file no later than Friday November 6th. Please note that the date on the Fellowship Flyer (November 16 – see link below) is the date by which the College must submit nominations to Graduate Studies, and is after the deadline to submit nominations to the College.

  • The student’s name and UCFID
  • A letter from the dissertation chair describing the substance of the dissertation, its significance, and anticipated completion date.
  • A document from the doctoral candidate including a one-page summary of the project written in non-technical language, a detailed time-line for completion of the dissertation (including information on the most recent chapter completed), and a 250-word statement expressing why the fellowship would assist with the completion of the doctoral degree.

For additional details, including eligibility requirements, see the fellowship flyer or visit https://graduate.ucf.edu/fellowships/.

Nov
11
Wed
SP21 Preferred Registration Deadline (GTAs)
Nov 11 all-day
Nov
16
Mon
Academic Programs Team Meeting @ https://ucf.zoom.us/j/95391236917?pwd=bnY4ck9wMU12OE1iVzZCcmV4WGUrdz09
Nov 16 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Nov
18
Wed
Distinguished Lecture Series on Catalysis @ zoom
Nov 18 @ 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.

Israel Wachs, Lehigh University, USA, Operando heterogenous catalysis.

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: https://forms.gle/uDmoQpLEJWymAZ5TA. 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 mihai.vaida@ucf.edu.

Details about the talks will be posted soon on the following web sites: https://www.avs.org/Chapters/Florida and https://www.ucf.avs.org/.

Fall 2020 UCF’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition @ Live stream
Nov 18 @ 3:00 pm

About the Fall 2020 3MT Event:

  • Participants create a three minute video using Zoom, upload it to the cloud and submit the link to our Fall 2020 3MT Submission Form by October 20, 2020.
  • Submission recordings will be sent to a panel of judges for scoring and finalists will be chosen
  • Finalist presentations will be streamed at a live event on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 3:00 PM
  • Event winners will be announced at the live event and scholarships of $1,000 (first place), $750 (runner up), and $250 (audience choice) will be awarded

Participants must be currently enrolled UCF doctoral students who have entered candidacy (or program equivalent) and are actively engaged in dissertation (or equivalent) research. 

Please see https://graduate.ucf.edu/3mt for additional details including presentation resources and full submission guidelines.