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New Citrus Treatment Being Tested

os-ucf-lab-citrus-greening-jpg-20150419By: Susan Jacobson, Orlando Sentinel Dr. Swadeshmukul Santra, an associate professor who works in UCF’s NanoScience Technology Center, invented a zinc-based liquid that is being considered as a treatment for deadly citrus greening. Santra invented Zinkicide in 2013. The bactericide, composed of zinc and undisclosed other ingredients, is being sprayed on citrus trees in St. […]

UCF Undergraduate Researchers Go International

Hollis-Dahn-Great-Wall-of-China-2014-548x357More than 30 UCF student researchers will participate in research programs around the world this summer. The students will receive stipends, lodging and often travel funding as compensation for their work in the research programs. “Being an undergraduate researcher has opened doors for me that I did not even know existed,” said Samantha Mensah, a […]

Introducing Our New COS Ph.D. Graduates

Graduation Cake resizedMay 8, 2015 the College of Sciences celebrated 17 new Ph.D’s at a special graduation reception. The event was held in the afternoon in the Physical Sciences building. Student’s family members and faculty advisers were in attendance. Associate Dean Teresa Dorman hosted a presentation that individually recognized each graduate with their faculty adviser and read a brief […]