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Dr. Sudipta Seal

Bio

Dr. Sudipta Seal (University Distinguished Professor) joined the Advanced Materials Processing and Analysis Center (AMPAC) and Mechanical, Materials and Aerospace Engineering (MMAE) at the University of Central Florida in Fall of 1997. He is the Director of UCF Advanced Materials Processing Analysis Center, Nanoscience Technology Center. He is the recipient of the 2002: Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award (ONR-YIP), He is a Fellow of American Society of Materials (FASM) and Fellow of the American Association of Advancement of Science. He has more than 270 journal papers, 67 conference proceedings paper (refereed), 11 book chapters, 11 Edited conference proceedings volume and 3 books on nanotechnology (including one on Nanoscience and Technology Education), 26 issued patents, technology formed 2 companies (nSolGel and NTiOx and NanoCe LLC) and h index > 31.

Abstract

Achieving Innovation and Excellence through Focused Research and Education Centers

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. In this forum I will discuss the role of Advanced Materials Processing and Analysis Center (AMPAC) and NanoScience Technology Center (NSTC) in research, education and service. AMPAC has built a reputation for research and education excellence. NSTC has already surpassed expectations in the field of Nanotechnology and has attained academic and research distinction in its own right. Challenges in running these centers in a complex University environment will be discussed.