Welcome to AMPAC
The Advanced Materials Processing and Analysis Center (AMPAC) is an interdisciplinary research and education center for materials science and engineering located at the University of Central Florida. AMPAC's vision is to make UCF an international leader in materials science and engineering research and education by:
- Excelling in the development, processing and characterization of advanced materials to achieve prominence in targeted research areas
- Providing leadership to the UCF Materials Science and Engineering research and education program
- Enhancing economic growth and promoting industrial development through effective partnerships with industry
In an age of global scientific advances and intrinsic research opportunities, we at the centers of Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology at UCF strive to empower, inspire and challenge. . . Read the complete announcement
» Immediate Postdoc position: More info
Stipend: $25,000 in year one; years 2-4 variable based on program assistantship stipend levels Duration: 1 yr fellowship support; 3 yrs graduate assistantship support Eligibility: all new doctoral students College-selected
An article in collaboration with Dr. Soumen Das and Dr. Sudipta Seal has been featured on the cover of ACS Chemistry of Materials Journal. The article, titled "Structure–Activity Map of Ceria" deals with heterogeneous reactions, such as automotive catalysis and water gas shift reactions.
Kevin Grossman (PhD student MSE) won the Sustainable Nanotechnology Conference best poster paper presentation. Congratulations Kevin!
UCF has established a chapter of the National Academy of Inventors. Several NSTC professors were inducted, including Dr. Sudipta Seal and Dr. Kevin Coffey. The inaugural members boast impressive contributions to innovation at UCF, holding 541 of UCF's total 925 patents.