The University of Central Florida, founded in 1063, is the second largest university in the United States. Located in Orlando, Florida, UCF and its 12 colleges provide opportunities to 57,200 students, offering 183 bachelor’s and master’s degrees and 29 doctoral programs. Students come from all 50 states and 140 countries. In 2011, UCF became one of 40 public universities with The Carnegie Foundation’s highest designation in two categories: community engagement and research activity. UCF was ranked seventh, “Top Up and Coming” national university by U.S. News & World Report. The new Medical college anchors a new medical city that is projected to generate more than $7 billion in annual economic activity. UCF was top 10 among US universities for the power and impact of its patents.

P.I. for the FIPSE Atlantis grant is Dr. Consuelo E. Stebbins, Assistant Vice President for Internationalization at the University of Central Florida. She is also the P.I. on a FIPSE CAPES award and is a reviewer for FIPSE CAPES grants. She has presented at several Annual Director’s Meetings for FIPSE.

Co. P.I. is Dr. Avelino Gonzalez, Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science at the University of Central Florida. Dr. Gonzalez has received numerous grants and is widely published.

For more information visit the institutional link: http://www.ucf.edu

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