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Florida Cabinet approves purchase for UCF partnership building

The Florida Cabinet approved the $19.1 million purchase of the 123,391 SF Resource Square II office building by the University of Central Florida. This effort culminates a 4-year effort by the Metro Orlando Defense Task Force (MODTF) to move all Team Orlando military modeling, simulation and […]

July 18th, 2017|General News|

UCF to provide cybertraining, research support for U.S. Army

By Barbara Abney, UCF Today

The U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence will look to the University of Central Florida for training and research support as a result of a new memorandum of understanding.

UCF is internationally recognized for its strengths in modeling and simulation, and a specific […]

May 17th, 2017|Collaboration Successes, Cyber Security|

First class of UCF M&S behavioral cybersecurity to complete in December

Special submission by the UCF M&S Behavioral Cybersecurity Program

The UCF M&S Behavorial Cybersecurity graduate program is interdisciplinary in nature and consists of 13 credit hours spanning five graduate-level courses in behavioral cybersecurity, focusing on the human element within cyberIn the fall of 2015, the Institute […]

August 11th, 2016|Education and Training|

STEM outreach RoboSub competition

Special submission by ARL HRED ATSD

Students design and build robotic submarines

Article10-RoboSub 3In keeping with the theme of the Olympics, during the week of July 25-31, the Office of Naval Research (ONR), in conjunction with many sponsors, held the 19th Annual RoboSub Competition at the Space […]

August 11th, 2016|STEM|

UCF gets double dose of cyber news

UCF-wApril has been an exciting month for the University of Central Florida (UCF) and its College of Engineering & Computer Science faculty and students. Late last month, the National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) named UCF a National Center of Academic Excellence in […]

May 9th, 2016|Awards and Recognition, Cyber Security|

UCF Cyber Defense Team Claims 2nd Victory in National Competition

By Mark Schlueb, UCF Today

2015-cyber-team-wThe University of Central Florida’s cyber defense team successfully defended its status as top dog over the weekend, winning the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition for the second year in a row.

The Collegiate Cyber Defense Club @ UCF – also known as […]

May 25th, 2015|Awards and Recognition, Cyber Security|

UCF relationship with US Military dates back to 1980’s

By Adam Rhodes, Central Florida Future
Reprinted with permission

 

Team-Orlando-and-UCF-2-w Members of UCF’s ROTC raise the flag on campus. (Photo: Courtesy UCF, via Steven Diaz)

UCF is “America’s Partnership University,” and one of its major partners just so happens to be the U.S. Military.

UCF President John C. […]

April 21st, 2015|Collaboration Successes|

UCF, Navy sign partnership agreement

By Zenaida Kotala, UCF Today

The University of Central Florida and the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division signed an agreement on Dec. 2 that will give UCF students more opportunities in the cutting-edge field of simulation and modeling while providing a boost to the industry locally.

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December 18th, 2014|Collaboration Successes|

NAWCTSD, UCF to sign Agreement at I/ITSEC

NAWC-UCF-Partnership-Agreement-wThe Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division and University of Central Florida will sign an Educational Partnership Agreement at this year’s I/ITSEC on Tuesday, Dec. 2 at 12:45 p.m. in room S210C in the OCCC’s south concourse.

Dr. John Hitt, UCF’s president, and Capt. Wes Naylor, Commanding […]

November 26th, 2014|Collaboration Successes, Education and Training, General News|

UCF Computer Programming Team Codes Its Way Into History

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

This upcoming summer, June 22-26, the University of Central Florida Computer Programming Team will travel across the world to compete in the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) World Finals, organized by the Association for Computer Machinery (ACM), the largest computing organization.

UCF2-Programming-Fall-2013This […]

April 13th, 2014|Awards and Recognition|