2 UCF Professors Elected as IEEE Fellows for Career Achievements

Awards & Kudos
January 20, 2022 by
The new honorees brings UCF’s total Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers fellows to 17. Pegasus Professor and Endowed Chair Greg Welch is one of two UCF professors honored as a 2022 Fellow by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), a prestigious national distinction. Their fellowships bring the total number of IEEE fellows […]

General Dynamics Mission Systems Donates Mixed Reality Headsets to UCF

Academics
December 10, 2021 by
Students and faculty across UCF are benefitting from 250 new mixed reality headsets that will be used for applications ranging from developing robotic sensors to designing interactive backgrounds for special events. The headsets are a gift from General Dynamics Mission Systems and are fully self-contained computers that allow wearers to operate untethered in a hologram-enhanced […]

Endowed Chair Greg Welch Named to the National Academy of Inventors

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December 7, 2021 by
The Pegasus Professor and Endowed Chair, who specializes in simulation and modeling, is UCF’s 17th NAI fellow — the highest professional distinction accorded solely to academic inventors. Greg Welch is one of 164 national faculty members who have been named to the National Academy of Inventors and one of only 10 from Florida this year. Welch […]

UCF Innovations Take Top Awards at 2021 TechConnect World Conference

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December 2, 2021 by
AdventHealth Endowed Chair in Healthcare Simulation Greg Welch and Assistant Professor Gerd Bruder from UCF’s Institute for Simulation and Training won an Innovation Award at the 2021 TechConnect World Conference for a new way to magnify objects in augmented reality (AR). Bruder and Welch’s invention, which is awaiting a patent, resulted from research looking for ways […]

Genius Foundation Awards $300,000 to UCF Interdisciplinary Health Research

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October 7, 2021 by
Eight interdisciplinary faculty research projects — on health topics including pain management, improving provider-patient communication, and intimate partner violence — have received about $300,000 in grant funding through a new partnership between the UCF Academic Health Sciences Center and the Elizabeth Morse Genius Foundation. The donation is the first major programmatic gift to the AHSC since it […]

Join the Experts for Healthcare Simulation Week

College & Campus News
September 9, 2021 by
Learn about the latest research and best practices in this rapidly developing discipline at an interdisciplinary Facebook Live event with Johns Hopkins University, daily SIM talks, a new hologram technology demonstration, and more. Healthcare simulation is important to improving the safety, effectiveness, and efficiency of patient care and outcomes. To increase awareness of the profession, […]

Healthcare Organization Honors Simulation Expert in College of Nursing

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April 16, 2021 by
Syretta Spears, assistant director of the UCF Simulation, Technology, Innovation and Modeling (STIM) Center in the College of Nursing, is among the world’s first 25 professionals to receive the advanced certified healthcare simulation operations specialist (CHSOS-A) designation from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. In addition, in other related news, the College of Nursing’s Healthcare […]

Nursing Professor Named Healthcare Simulation Educator of the Year

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March 9, 2021 by
Professor Mindi Anderson, inaugural director of UCF’s Healthcare Simulation graduate program in the College of Nursing, today was named 2020 Educator of the Year by the international Society for Simulation in Healthcare. In addition to her accomplishments and research, Anderson’s “growing national and international reputation as an independent investigator and major contributor in advancing the […]

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