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

Message from Director Sudipta Seal

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


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ORC-AMPAC/MSE Doctoral Fellowship

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

Latest News

September 2016

Dr. Chanda and Daniel Franklin Awarded 1st Prize, Displaying Futures Award 2016


Dr. Debashis Chanda and Daniel Franklin have been awarded the 1st place prize for the Displaying Futures Award 2016 in Frankfurt, Germany.

The prize comes with $50,000 in research support and a long term nurturing from Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, the company that hosted the event.

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September 2016

Nileshi Saraf Awarded SNO Student Award for 2016

Nileshi Saraf has been awarded $525 to attend the 2016 SNO Conference in Orlando, between Nov 10-12.

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September 2016

Swetha Barkam to be awarded Artistic Creativity award

Swetha Barkam, a PhD student in Dr. Seal's research group will be awarded the Artistic Creativity award for the 1st Annual ACerS PCSA Creativity Competition at MS&T

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UCF Advanced Materials Processing and Analysis Center | Engineering Building 1, Room 208 | TEL: (407) 882-1455 FAX: (407) 882-1462
4000 Central Florida Blvd. Box 162455, Orlando, Florida, 32816 |
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