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Research Associate Professor Glenn Martin Awarded Jump Start Fund

Research Associate Professor Glenn Martin Awarded Jump Start Fund

Research associate professor and lab director of Interactive Realities Laboratory Glenn Martin was awarded for his project to enhance the Stokes High-Performance Computing Cluster, upgrading access to computational science research on campus and supporting cross-campus general-purpose research computing.

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Oct. 21, 2021
 UCF Names New Director for School of Modeling, Simulation and Training

UCF Names New Director for School of Modeling, Simulation and Training

Grace Marie Bochenek, a leader in defense, energy research and technology development, will begin work in June.

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Apr. 09, 2021
UCF Professor Wins Another National Award for his Work in Human Factors

UCF Professor Wins Another National Award for his Work in Human Factors

UCF psychology Professor Peter Hancock has been named the Aerospace Human Factors Association’s William Collins Award recipient for 2020.

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Oct. 12, 2020
Simulation and Training Pioneer Donates Historical Photos to UCF’s School of Modeling, Simulation and Training

Simulation and Training Pioneer Donates Historical Photos to UCF’s School of Modeling, Simulation and Training

Henry “Hank” Okraski helped create some of the school’s early simulation and training curriculum. Throughout his 50-year career he collected photos of all kinds of simulators from those conceived to those eventually built. The collection has more than 200 images and Okraski just donated a copy to SMST.

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Oct. 07, 2020
Learning is a Challenge, Even for Scientists

Learning is a Challenge, Even for Scientists

UCF Professor Stephen Fiore has been awarded a National Science Foundation grant to study how faculty from many disciplines work together in an effort to better prepare future researchers for the teamwork needed to solve some of the world’s most complicated challenges.

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Sep. 17, 2020
UCF, Army Spearhead Real-Time Rapid Research through New Cyberwerx Collaboration

UCF, Army Spearhead Real-Time Rapid Research through New Cyberwerx Collaboration

The goal is to focus on cyber operations planning, cyber data analytics, modeling and simulation, and emerging technology evaluations among other areas and to rapidly prototype with academia and industry partners.

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Aug. 27, 2020
Pegasus Professor Inducted into the National Center for Simulation Hall of Fame

Pegasus Professor Inducted into the National Center for Simulation Hall of Fame

UCF Pegasus Professor Charlie Hughes has been selected for the National Center for Simulation Hall of Fame. Hughes is well known in this field for his inventions and for preparing students to be critical thinkers ready to take on the realities of the ever-changing industry. That’s one reason he was recently named interim director of the Modeling and Simulation degree program within the School of Modeling, Simulation and Training (SMST).

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Jul. 24, 2020
Army Cybersecurity LeaderVisits Students at UCF

Army Cybersecurity LeaderVisits Students at UCF

Students pursuing UCF’s Modeling and Simulation of Behavioral Cybersecurity Graduate Certificate had a special guest last week, which demonstrates the kind of exposure they get to real-world scenarios. Amit Kapadia, product manager for cyber resiliency and the training chief engineer at the U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation in Orlando, spoke to students taking the Emerging Cyber Issues class.

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Jul. 07, 2020
New Interim Director of Modeling and Simulation Degree Program Named at UCF

New Interim Director of Modeling and Simulation Degree Program Named at UCF

The College of Graduate Studies is happy to announce that Computer Science Professor Charles Hughes has been named the new interim director of the Modeling and Simulation degree program and will be leading the program beginning in the fall.

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Jun. 26, 2020