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The serious side of gaming: Counter-IED training on the Minehound

By Michelle Milliner, ARL Public Affairs

Minehound dual sensor metal detector can detect underground ordinance with both a metal detector and a ground penetrating radar (GPR) simultaneously.It is no secret that as our technology improves, the enemy quickly adapts, making training a crucial element to stay ahead […]

August 11th, 2016|Mobile Learning|

Team Orlando, UCF collaborate for academia day

Special Submission by UCF IST

Team Orlando is hosting their first UCF Academia Day on Wednesday, May 25, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at UCF Partnership III Building in Research Park, 3039 Technology Parkway, Room #321. The event is being co-hosted by the UCF Institute for Simulation & Training.

Through collaboration and service teamwork, the […]

April 12th, 2016|Collaboration Successes, Education and Training|

UCF launches Applied Research Institute to tackle global challenges, gain partners

Special submission from UCF

UCF-wThe University of Central Florida Research Foundation has established an institute to assist in securing large collaborative research projects and enhance the university’s interdisciplinary work and growing partnerships.

The UCF Applied Research Institute (ARI) will help the university, the second largest […]

March 14th, 2016|Awards and Recognition, Education and Training|

UCF to further develop new cyber graduate program

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

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With the growing concern over cyberattacks, whether on private corporations, the government, or our military, University of Central Florida (a Team Orlando member) recently announced the addition of a graduate certificate in behavioral cybersecurity, as part of the UCF Modeling and Simulation graduate […]

August 19th, 2015|Cyber Security|

STTC Supports Successful IST Robotics Club

By Daniel Barber, Ph.D., UCF Institute for Simulation and Training



The University of Central Florida (UCF) Creed states “Integrity, scholarship, community, creativity, and excellence are the core values that guide our conduct, performance, and decisions.” One core approach taken in support of this creed is a commitment to reaching out to our […]

March 14th, 2014|Education and Training, STEM|

Four Team Orlando Members Recognized by Magazine

By Terri M. Bernhardt



Elearning! Media Group (EMG) recently announced the finalists for the 2013 Learning! 100 Award. Featured in the top 25 were four Team Orlando members: ADL (23), JTIEC (19), UCF-IST (16) and STTC’s USC Institute for Creative Technologies (14).

Learning1002013“We are delighted […]

September 16th, 2013|Awards and Recognition|

The Wizarding World of UCF’s IST and Its Future

By Terri Bernhardt

The University of Central Florida’s (UCF) Institute for Simulation and Training (IST) is a research institute that focuses on advancing human-centered modeling and simulation technology and increasing understanding of simulation’s role in training and education. IST sits in the heart of Orlando’s Research Park, globally known as the highest concentration of simulation […]

June 13th, 2013|Uncategorized|

UCF’s Institute for Simulation Training, a Researcher at Heart, but Award Winning Above All Else. Three Decades of National Significant Impact

By Terri Bernhardt

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University of Central Florida’s (UCF) Institute for Simulation and Training (IST) celebrated thirty years of achievement in simulation training in mid-October by inviting the community, industry and government to explore their labs within Partnership II and Partnership III buildings in Research Park. […]

Spotlight Person of the Month: Dr. Randy Shumaker

By Terri Bernhardt

Spotlight Shumaker IST Dec 2010Dr. Shumaker is Director of the Institute for Simulation and Training (IST) at the University of Central Florida. With a staff of 250, IST is among the largest groups in the US focusing on research in modeling and […]

December 6th, 2010|Spotlights|