Hagerty High School modeling and simulation labs a model for experiential learning

Hagerty High School in Oviedo, Florida, with the support of the modeling and simulation industry, is leading the educational front on the development and expansion of their modeling and simulation (M&S) laboratories for secondary public schools. The goal is to engage, educate and motivate students to pursue high level STEM careers in modeling and […]

January 18th, 2017|Education and Training|

NAWCTSD, USF initiate educational partnership agreement

By Kyle Coon, NAWCTSD Public Affairs

Collaboration in STEM areas of cybersecurity, cyber warfare modeling, simulation, training and human performance

w-Team-Orlando-Etz-Signs-EPA-with-USFs-Sri-Sridharan-for-STEM-including-cybersecurity Sri Sridharan, managing director and chief operating officer for the Florida Center for Cybersecurity at the University of South Florida watches as Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems […]

July 14th, 2016|Collaboration Successes|

Teachers become STEM “students” in workshop

Teacher-workshop-1 During the teacher workshop, Bob Seltzer demonstrates how the energy ball works.

Forty-five teachers from five Central Florida counties, including Brevard, Lake, Orange, Seminole and Volusia, as well as Florida Virtual School, became “students” for a day at all day professional development workshop centered around bringing Science […]

December 18th, 2014|Education and Training|

Team Orlando at Otronicon

By Terri M. Bernhardt

Once again, Team Orlando participated in the Orlando Science Center’s Otronicon event. Otronicon is a four-day technology experience and is one of the largest events of the year for the Orlando Science Center. Team Orlando’s participation demonstrates their ongoing collaborative outreach efforts in the Greater Orlando area.

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February 18th, 2014|Collaboration Successes, Events, STEM|

ARL Supported Robotics Club Takes 2nd Place

By Irwin Hudson, U.S. Army Research Laboratory and Dr. Daniel Barber, University of Central Florida

The Robotics Club at the University of Central Florida, a volunteer student-run organization, supported by the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Human Research and Engineering Directorate, Simulation and Training Technology Center, took second place at the 6th Annual International RoboBoat Competition, […]

October 20th, 2013|STEM|

Symposium Shows Students Diverse MS&T Industry

By Terri Bernhardt

Students from across the state of Florida had the unique opportunity to take part in “Simulation: Evolutionary Past, Boundless Future,” coordinated by the National Center for Simulation (NCS) and Lou Frey Institute of Politics and Government at the University of Central Florida.

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October 20th, 2013|Events, STEM|