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

July 2016

Dan Franklin awarded College of Sciences General Scholarship


Dan Franklin, a Ph.D. student in Dr. Debashis Chanda's research group was awarded the College of Sciences General Scholarship.

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May 2016

Barkam Selected as Student Member of ASM Board of Trustees


Swetha Barkam, MSE PhD student, was selected on the ASM Board of Trustees as a student member.

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May 2016

Seal's Research Featured on Cover of the Journal of Materials Chemistry B


Sudipta Seal's research on "Controlling the surface chemistry of cerium oxide nanoparticles for biological applications" was featured the cover of the Journal of Materials Chemistry B, issue 29, 2016.

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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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