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FAU Brain Institute Awarded $780,000 to Launch ASCEND

By | February 22, 2018

FAU's Brain Institute has received a $780,000 grant from the Stiles-Nicholson Foundation to launch an innovative STEM program targeted at middle and high school students in Palm Beach County.

FAU Hosts 11th Regional Competition for Science Olympiad

By | February 19, 2018

Florida Atlantic University's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science hosted its 11th annual southeast Florida regional competition for the Science Olympiad on Saturday, Feb. 17.

FAU to Celebrate National Engineers Week

By | February 14, 2018

Florida Atlantic University's College of Engineering and Computer Science will celebrate "Engineers Week 2018: Engineering Reality, From Imagination to Realization" from Monday, Feb. 19 to Friday, Feb. 23.

NSF Awards Grant for Undersea Communications, Surveillance

By | January 11, 2018

Engineering researchers have received a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for a first-of-its-kind software-defined testbed for real-time undersea wireless communications and surveillance.

FAU High Student Named to 'Forbes' '30 Under 30' List

By | December 4, 2017

Florida Atlantic University High School junior Hannah Herbst has been named to the 2018 Forbes "30 Under 30" list in the energy sector.

Study Shows 'Sweet Spot' Could Improve Melanoma Diagnosis

By | November 28, 2017

Too much, too little, just right. It might seem like a line from "Goldilocks and the Three Bears," but actually describes an important finding that will enhance computer-aided diagnosis (CADx) of melanoma.

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.