University of Central Florida

AFRL ML-RCP Partner Institution Strengths & Capabilities


Contact Information

Name: Dr. Elizabeth Klonoff

Title: Vice President of Research




1. Please select the research areas in which your institution currently engages. 

2. Please note, in detail, any research areas of strength not listed above. This may include fundamental sciences (e.g., math, physics, biology, etc.).

3. Are there any emerging areas of research your institution is actively seeking to develop?

4. Does your institution have any internal research centers or participate in any research consortia?

UCF is home to more than 50 center and institutes that aim to solve big problems and align with the economic needs of the nation. The complete list is available at: Selected Centers are included below.

5. Please provide a list of relevant facilities and equipment.

6. Has your institution collaborated with Department of Defense in the past? Yes

7. Is your institution involved in any federal STEM funding efforts? Yes


Research Administration and Compliance

8Is your institution registered with the US State Department Directorate of Defense Trade Controls? Yes

9.  Does your institution currently perform Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI/ NIST 800-171 compliant) research? Yes

10.  Does your institution currently perform research subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations? Yes

11.  Does your institution have a DoD Facility Security Clearance (FCL)?  If Yes:


ML-RCP Program Expectations
12. The objective of the AFRL ML-RCP is to enable and enhance the research capabilities of the HBCUs/MSIs through collaborative research efforts with AFRL. What would be necessary for you to receive to meet this objective? 

Two things that would help enable and enhance research capabilities of UCF through collaborative research efforts would be the following: (1) access to instrumentation; (2) funding support for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars.