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 (UCF). 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 interim director Jiyu Fang

Welcome to the Advanced Materials Processing and Analysis Center (AMPAC) at the University of Central Florida (UCF). The overall mission of AMPAC is to... 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

April 2020

UCF Scientists Seek Novel Material to Kill COVID-19


Backed by the National Science Foundation, researchers are working on developing a nanoparticle film that would “catch” and kill virus to better protect healthcare providers.

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March 2020

UCF-Developed Method Makes Lithium Batteries Safer at Extreme Temperatures


Lithium batteries face extreme temperatures in almost everyday occurrences, including using them in devices during a hot summer day.

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February 2020

UCF Researcher’s Novel Nanoparticles Show Promise in Healing Diabetic Wounds


The therapeutic properties come from cerium oxide’s ability to act as an antioxidant that stops dangerous free radicals.

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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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