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UCF Research Team Seeks to Improve Classroom Learning

Eleazar Vasquez, Jacquelyn Chini, and Cherie Yestrebsky.Three University of Central Florida professors are teaming up to improve classroom learning for students who struggle with attention deficit disorder, autism and learning disabilities. The National Science Foundation awarded $300,000 to fund Project Adapting College Classrooms to Equally Support Science Students (ACCESSS), led by UCF professors Jacquelyn Chini, Ph.D., Cherie Yestrebsky, Ph.D., and Eleazar […]

Research Team Discovers New Behavior of Friction

img_5178A group of physics students and their faculty advisor recently tested a theory that was thought untestable and observed an atomic behavior that had never been seen before. Their findings could mean big things for the future of friction and wear-reduction technologies. The team, advised by Masahiro Ishigami, Ph.D., associate professor of physics and nanoscience […]

Physics Team’s Research Paper is Editor’s Pick

jacquelyn-chini-headshotA UCF research team just had its paper on how to improve graduate student teaching methods chosen as an Editor’s Pick in “Physical Review.” The journal is the flagship series of the American Physical Society, the largest society of physicists in the U.S. Among its newest offerings, added in 2005, is an open access online […]

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  • UCF Department of Physics

  • 4111 Libra Drive
    Physical Sciences Bldg. 430
    Orlando, FL 32816-2385

  • P: 407-823-2325
    F: 407-823-5112

  • @

    physics@ucf.edu