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First-of-its-kind Bioengineered Robotic Hand to Sense Touch

By | November 14, 2017

FAU has received a $1.3 million NIH grant for a "living" robot with its own nervous system. Researchers are creating a living pathway from the robot's touch sensation to the user's brain to help amputees.

Size Doesn't Matter - At Least for Hammerheads and Swimming

By | October 10, 2017

Researchers from FAU have conducted the first study to examine the whole body shape and swimming kinematics of two closely related yet very different hammerhead sharks, with some unexpected results.

FAU Team Wins International Solid Waste Design Competition

By | October 4, 2017

A student team from Florida Atlantic University's College of Engineering and Computer Science recently took home first place at the International Solid Waste Student Design Competition.

New Way to Assess Safety of Aging Timber Railroad Bridges

By | September 27, 2017

In the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Harvey, researchers from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science have developed a cutting-edge way to gauge the condition of aging timber railroad bridges.

Placenta-on-a-Chip: Microsensor Mimics Malaria in the Womb

By | August 29, 2017

By combining microbiology with engineering technologies, researchers are developing a novel 3D model to study malaria-infected placenta, and have received a $400,000 NIH grant to develop this microsensor.

Researchers 'Count Cars' - Literally - to Manage Traffic

By | August 9, 2017

Researchers are "counting cars" to improve traffic on overcrowded roads. And with more than 263 million passenger vehicles in the U.S. and more than 14 million vehicles in Florida alone, this is no small feat.

FAU Appoints Stella N. Batalama, Ph.D., as Dean

By | August 1, 2017

Stella N. Batalama, Ph.D., will lead FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science and brings vast leadership and research expertise in secure communications and information systems.

FAU's Division of Research Affiliates with DKJA

By | July 26, 2017

I-SENSE has entered into an agreement with the Donna Klein Jewish Academy to allow high school students to participate in tours, seminars and research training opportunities.

FAU Submarine Named 'Fastest' Among Colleges

By | July 6, 2017

FAU's Human-Powered Submarine (HPS) team placed second overall in the absolute speed category at the 2017 International Human-Powered Submarine Races.

FAU Team Takes Second Place at SECME Nationals

By | July 3, 2017

A team from FAU's A.D. Henderson University School (ADHUS) recently took second place in the mousetrap car competition at the 2017 SECME National Competition

 
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