Read about how CECS faculty are integral members of the UCF team leading a NASA mission with a $55 million grant, the largest in UCF’s history.

The cover story is part of the Spring 2013 issue of “CECS Updates,” the official newsletter for the UCF College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS).

Also in this issue, celebrate with Dean Michael Georgiopoulos as he recounts CECS’s 50 year history and how the college has honored its founding dean; learn about CECS’s new director of research and the accomplishment of his former student; and read about an assistant professor’s prestigious national award, and how an alumna is honoring her late father, a renowned sinkhole expert.

Check page 4 for a list of upcoming CECS events and photos from another successful CECS Alumni Chapter Golf Classic.

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