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August 2017

New Chair of UCF Materials Science and Engineering

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Sudipta Seal has been named chair of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) at the University of Central Florida.

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July 2017

UCF, Nemours Collaborate to Defeat Difficult-to-Treat Childhood Cancer

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Attaching curcumin, a component of the common spice turmeric, to nanoparticles can be used to target and destroy treatment-resistant neuroblastoma tumor cells, according to a new study published in Nanoscale. The study, conducted in partnership by researchers at Nemours Children’s Hospital and the University of Central Florida, demonstrates a potentially novel treatment for neuroblastoma, the most common cancer in infants.

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July 2017

Dr. Seal to Become a Trustee Chair

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Congratulations to the three new Trustee Chairs who were honored at the UCF Board of Trustees meeting on July 20, 2017 - Mohamed Abdel-Aty, Sudipta Seal, and Stella Sung.

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June 2017

ASM Central Florida Chapter - Introducing New Executive Board Officers

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New American Society for Metals (ASM) International board members were elected at the Executive Board meeting on June 8, 2017. The new officers are:






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May 2017

UCF Research Could Bring ‘Drastically’ Higher Resolution To Your Phone and TV

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Research from Dr. Chanda's group has been featured in UCF Today. A breakthrough in display technology being developed by Dr. Chanda's group, including researcher Daniel Franklin, could lead to future displays with 3-4 times the resolution of traditional displays.

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May 2017

Dr. Sohn Recieves UCF RIA Award

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Congratulations to Dr. Sohn for receiving the UCF RIA award for his outstanding impact in research.

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April 2017

Swetha Barkam Recieves Graduate Student Award from Materials Research Society

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Swetha Barkam has been awarded the Graduate Student Silver Award by the Materials Research Society. Barkam is one of just 27 graduate students selected from among the top universities to recieve this award. Barkam recieved her award and was commended for her presentation at the Awards Ceremony and Innovation in Materials Characterization Award Talk on April 18th

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March 2017

News Coverage of UCF and NASA Study

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News station WFTV featured coverage of Dr. Sudipta Seal and Kevin Grossman, detailing the research efforts aimed toward using Martian soil to eventually build human habitats on Mars.

The research is the result of a NASA grant

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