UCF’s most winning team lands another regional win. Coach Ali Orooji, CECS associate professor, now seeks a world title for the scholarship-funded team.
Congratulations to Dr. Charles Hughes and his collaborators! Their TeachLivE system received the National Simulation & Training Association Governor’s Award last night (December 3). That is the top award for contributions to the industry.
Congratulations to Drs. Sumit Jha and Narsingh Deo for receiving $2,500.00 from Georgia State University for a project titled “Department-wide Multi-course Multi-semester Multi-instructor Early Adoption of the TCPP Curriculum at the University of Central Florida”.
Congratulations to Dr. Hassan Foroosh for receiving $30,000.00 from UCF/I-4 for a project titled “FHTC: Rapid Automated 3D Terrain Modeling from Airborne Data”.
Congratulations to Dr. Joseph LaViola for receiving $75,000.00 from JHT, Inc. for a project titled “Physics Based Multi-Touch Movement Interface Creation for 3D Modeling and Simulation, Phase II”.
Congratulations for two awards to Dr. Charles Hughes: First, at the college Industrial Advisory Board dinner Friday, November 15, Dr. Hughes won the “CECS Advisory Board Award for Faculty Excellence.”
Congratulations to Dr. Greg Welch (of the IST) and Dr. Charles Hughes for receiving $365,000.00 from the Office of Naval Research for a project titled “3D Display and Capture of Humans for Live-Virtual Training”.
Congratulations to Dr. Joseph LaViola for receiving $19,600.00 from Jardon & Howard Technologies (JHT), Inc for a project titled “Feasibility for the development of a physics, navigation, and meta gestures API for training, simulations, and entertainment”.
Congratulations to Dr. Shaojie Zhang for receiving $164,019.00 from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for a project titled “Identification, Discovery, and Public Archiving of RNA Structural Motifs”.
Congratulations to Dr. Mubarak Shah for receiving $250,000.00 from Sarnoff Corporation for a project titled “Sarnoff: Content Extraction for IARPA ALADDIN Program”.