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Business Competition

FAU Engineering Students Win Business Plan Competition

April 27, 2017

A team of four engineering students took home the top prize at this year’s Florida Atlantic University Business Plan Competition with a system [...]

Rocket Team

FAU Teams Place in Top Three at Hybrid Rocket Competition

March 20, 2017

Florida Atlantic University’s Technology and Aerospace Club (TAC) within the College of Engineering and Computer Science placed third in two categories at the [...]

SAE

Owls Racing Takes Second Place at the Fifth Annual Formula South Invitational

March 3, 2017

Owls Racing, Florida Atlantic University’s Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) racing team, recently took home second place [...]

SAE Race

FAU's SAE Racing Team Wins First Place at the 3rd Annual Formula SAE Match Race

Sept. 27, 2016

The Florida Atlantic University Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) racing team won first place in the 3rd Annual Formula SAE Match [...]

Grant

Mimicking Nature Lands FAU Professor $258,000 Grant from U.S. Department of the Navy, Office of Naval Research

Sept. 15, 2016

By observing how fish swim and use their fins to move seamlessly within the ocean depths, a researcher at Florida Atlantic University [...]

Robotic Jellyfish

Student Spotlight: Jennifer Frame, Mechanical Engineering Graduate Student

July 26, 2016

Jennifer Frame, left Ohio in 2011 after graduating from high school and joined FAU as a freshman August of that year. [...]

RoboBoat

FAU’s RoboBoat Team Takes Second Place at International Competition

July 19, 2016

Florida Atlantic University's RoboBoat team recently won second place out of 13 teams at the ninth annual International RoboBoat Competition hosted [...]

Awards

FAU 47th Annual Honors Convocation

May 10, 2016

Florida Atlantic University President John Kelly and Provost Gary W. Perry hosted the University’s 47th annual Honors Convocation [...]

FSAE

FAU's SAE Racing Team Takes First Place at the 4th Annual Formula South Invitational

February 27, 2016

The Florida Atlantic University (FAU) Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) racing team won first place in the 4th Annual Formula South [...]

Robotic Boats

FAU Researcher Receives $469,822 NSF Grant to Develop Robotic Boats with a 'Mind of Their Own'

February 17, 2016

The notion of robotic boats that can move, think and make decisions on their own to help human supervisors may be closer than you think. A researcher in the College of [...]

Kang Research

FAU Bioengineering Professor Receives NIH Grant to Develop Novel Biodegradable, Polymer Stent for Esophageal Cancer

January 19, 2016

Esophageal cancer is the eighth most common form of cancer worldwide and treatment of this disease continues to be a major medical challenge. [...]

The 15

The 15

January 2016

2015-16 FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science New Faculty [...]

FEF Grant

FAU Receives Grant from the Florida Engineering Foundation

November 18, 2015

Florida Atlantic University's College of Engineering and Computer Science received a $2,000 grant from the Florida Engineering Foundation [...]

Book

FAU Distinguished Research Professor Co-authors New Textbook

November 9, 2015

Isaac Elishakoff, Ph.D., distinguished research professor in the department of ocean and mechanical engineering at Florida Atlantic University recently [...]

Engeberg Research

FAU Scientist Designs Bio-inspired Robotic Finger that Looks, Feels and Works Like the Real Thing

October 8, 2015

Most robotic parts used today are rigid, have a limited range of motion and don’t really look lifelike. Inspired by both nature and biology, a scientist from [...]

Du Research

FAU Researcher to Develop New Technology to Test for Serious Blood Disorder Using a Smart Phone

September 22, 2015

A researcher from Florida Atlantic University has come up with a unique way to monitor sickle cell disease — a serious blood disorder — using a smart phone. [...]

Internship

Pennsylvania Undergraduate Student Learns About Flow Visualization Through FAU Research Internship

August 20, 2015

Fluid dynamics and its interaction with structures play a critical role in many fields of study from engineering, aerodynamics, and [...]

FDOT Grant

FAU Receives FDOT Grant to Develop Use of Unmanned Surface Vehicles for Bridge Inspections

July 29, 2015

The task of inspecting and maintaining Florida’s extensive network of approximately 11,450 bridges is arduous, especially since so many of the state’s bridges span rivers, [...]

RoboBoat

FAU Brings Home Second Place at International RoboBoat Competition

July 22, 2015

Florida Atlantic University's RoboBoat team recently won second place at the eighth annual International RoboBoat Competition in Virginia Beach, Va. It was [...]

HPS

FAU's Human Powered Submarine Team Competes in 13th International Submarine Race

July 21, 2015

Florida Atlantic University's Human Powered Submarine (HPS) team won the second fastest time in the two-person category at the 13th International Submarine Race (ISR) [...]

FSAE

FAU Owls Racing Team Posts Its Best Performance at Formula SAE Competition

May 21, 2015

Florida Atlantic University’s Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) racing team recently placed in the top 25 of universities in attendance at the 2015 Formula SAE Michigan competition in Brooklyn, Mich. [...]

Distinguished Alumni

FAU Honors 2015 Distinguished Alumni

May 13, 2015

The Florida Atlantic University Alumni Association hosted a reception in April to honor distinguished FAU alumni. More than 200 guests attended the event, which brings together alumni to celebrate [...]

Research

FAU Awarded Research Grant to Measure the Acoustic Properties of the Seabed

May 12, 2015

George V. Frisk, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Ocean and Mechanical Engineering within the College of Engineering and [...]

Honors Convocation

FAU 46th Annual Honors Convocation

May 4, 2015

Florida Atlantic University President John Kelly and Provost Gary W. Perry hosted the University’s 46th annual Honors Convocation at the University Theatre, [...]

New Faculty Trip

New FAU Faculty Visit the NSF and ADI in Washington D.C.

March 13, 2015

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science faculty members traveled to Washington D.C. at the end of February 2015 to meet with administrators of the National Science Foundation (NSF) and [...]

SeaTech Anniv.

FAU SeaTech, The Institute for Ocean and Systems Engineering Celebrates 15 Years of Excellence in Research and Education

March 12, 2015

SeaTech, FAU's Institute for Ocean and Systems Engineering, recently celebrated its 15th anniversary with a craft beer event. Hosted by [...]

Glegg Journal

FAU Professor’s Journal of Sound and Vibration Article Receives International Interest

February 18, 2015

A recent paper in the Journal of Sound and Vibration, Volume 335, entitled "Broadband rotor noise predictions using a time domain approach", co-authored by [...]

Du Research

New FAU Faculty Member Brings Innovative Research Ideas and Expertise in Microfluidics and Biosensing to the University

January 29, 2015

E. (Sarah) Du, Ph.D. recently joined Florida Atlantic University’s Department of Ocean and Mechanical Engineering as an assistant professor [...]

RobotX

FAU Roboboat Team Competes in First International 2014 Maritime RobotX Challenge

October 26, 2014

Students from the College of Engineering and Computer Science at Florida Atlantic University, in partnership with students from the College of Engineering at Villanova University, won first place in the land-based judging, best [...]

SAE

FAU’s SAE Racing Team Wins Second Place at the 2nd Annual Formula SAE Match Race

October 25, 2014

The Florida Atlantic University Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) racing team won second place in the 2nd Annual Formula SAE Match Race at the Lamar County Speedway in Barnesville, Georgia. The event was [...]

Rocket Team

FAU Student Team Selected to Participate in Hybrid Motor High Powered Rocket Competition

October 17, 2014

A team of Florida Atlantic University students from the department of ocean and mechanical engineering and the department of mathematics have been selected to participate in the 2014-2015 Hybrid Motor High Powered Rocket [...]

SNMREC

FAU Signs Lease to Install World's First Ocean Current Energy Test Site

June 2014

Five-year Lease Deal Clears Way for Turbine Testing off Florida's Southeast Coast Researchers at Florida Atlantic University's Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center (SNMREC) will [...]

New Textbook

New Textbook: Resolution of the 20th Century Conundrum in Elastic Stability

March 2014

Isaac Elishakoff, Ph.D., distinguished research professor in the department of ocean and mechanical engineering at Florida Atlantic University recently released his textbook “Resolution of the 20th Century Conundrum in Elastic Stability.” [...]