Welcome to AMPAC

The Advanced Materials Processing and Analysis Center (AMPAC) is an interdisciplinary research and education center for materials science and engineering located at the University of Central Florida. AMPAC's vision is to make UCF an international leader in materials science and engineering research and education by:

  • Excelling in the development, processing and characterization of advanced materials to achieve prominence in targeted research areas
  • Providing leadership to the UCF Materials Science and Engineering research and education program
  • Enhancing economic growth and promoting industrial development through effective partnerships with industry

Message from Director Sudipta Seal

In an age of global scientific advances and intrinsic research opportunities, we at the centers of Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology at UCF strive to empower, inspire and challenge. . . Read the complete announcement


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ORC-AMPAC/MSE Doctoral Fellowship

Stipend: $25,000 in year one; years 2-4 variable based on program assistantship stipend levels
Duration: 1 yr fellowship support; 3 yrs graduate assistantship support
Eligibility: all new doctoral students

Latest News

May 2016

Barrios Awarded NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship


Elizabeth Barrios has been awarded the NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship as part of the 2016 fellows class. Barrios is a Ph.D. student in the MSE program.

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April 2016

Zhai and Coffey Receive UCF TIP Awards


Dr. Lei Zhai and Dr. Kevin Coffey received UCF Teaching Incentive Program Awards for 2015-2016. The TIP award rewards sustained high levels of teaching effectiveness. Eligible faculty must have been employed by UCF for at least four (4) years and meet or exceed median student credit hour (SCH) production. The award provides a $5,000 base salary increase.

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April 2016

Deng and Rhodes Awarded Scholarships


Jinan Deng has received the 2016-2017 David T. & Jane M. Donaldson Memorial Scholarship, while Samuel Rhodes has received the grand prize for the Florida chapter of the American Vacuum Society poster competition during the 2016 FLAVS/FSM joint symposium. Both Ph.D. students are in Dr. Fang's group.

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UCF Advanced Materials Processing and Analysis Center | Engineering Building 1, Room 208 | TEL: (407) 882-1455 FAX: (407) 882-1462
4000 Central Florida Blvd. Box 162455, Orlando, Florida, 32816 |
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