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UCF Computer Science Professor to Be Inducted to the XR Hall of Fame

May 2, 2024
  Virtual reality pioneer Carolina Cruz-Neira, Agere Chair Professor at the UCF Department of Computer Science, has been inducted into the inaugural Augmented World Expo (AWE) XR Hall of Fame. With her induction, she joins an elite international group of 100 researchers, entrepreneurs, artists, advocates and others selected for building the augmented reality and virtual…

New UCF Project is Harnessing Virtual Reality to Teach Quantum Computing

October 20, 2023
The multi-institutional work is funded by a nearly $1 million grant from the U.S. National Science Foundation. Researchers from the University of Central Florida, University of Texas at Dallas and Vanderbilt University have received a three-year, $927,203 grant for advancing future quantum education by using virtual reality (VR) and machine learning to identify and address…