Graduate Studies in NanoScience Technology
In an age of global scientific advances and intrinsic research opportunities, we at the centers of Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology at UCF strive to empower, inspire and challenge. . . Read the complete announcement
Stipend: $25,000 in year one; years 2-4 variable based on program assistantship stipend levels Duration: 1 yr fellowship support; 3 yrs graduate assistantship support Eligibility: all new doctoral students College-selected
On April 4, 2017, the UCF College of Graduate Studies and the Graduate Student Association hosted the 14th annual Graduate Research Forum as part of the Student Research Week. Students from various UCF colleges exhibited their latest research and findings while receiving feedback from faculty judges. Cash prizes were awarded for best posters in each category
A group of faculty members and students from NanoScience Technology Center participated in the 5th STEM Day held by the Center for Initiatives in STEM on March 31st. Over 1,300 K-12 students from nearly 20 Florida schools attended the event. Drs. Kang, Santra, Yang, Seal, Jung, Zhai and their students (Adi Jayaranjan, Nileshi Saraf, Kyle Marcus, Zhao Li, Nitin Choudhary Ashraful Islam, Luis Hurtado, Anthony Schropp, Angie Diaz, Nicholas Castaneda, Edgar Cruz James Heidings, Tyler Maxwell, Chen Shen, David Fox, Zeyang Zhang, and Ruginn Catarata) set up six stations to demonstrate the application of nanotechnology including the extraction of DNA, two-dimensional materials, energy storage, non-wetting surfaces, and etc. More than 200 K-12 students visited the demonstration stations from NSTC.
Swaminathan Rajaraman, Ph.D., is an assistant professor at the University of Central Florida (UCF) with joint appointments at the NanoScience Technology Center and at BRIDG/ISIMM. Dr. Rajaraman is well published in micro/nanofabrication, biomedical engineering, and wearable micro-electro-mechanical (MEMS) devices. He is a co-founder of an advanced biotechnology company, and holds 13 patents/applications. Dr. Rajaraman's dual appointment with UCF and BRIDG/ISIMM enhances an established coordination of efforts to increase advanced manufacturing research, development, education, and workforce for sustained growth in the United States.