They're Back! Shark Migration Season Begins in S.E. Florida

By | March 1, 2018

Blacktip sharks are headed south in the largest migration in U.S. coastal waters. Researchers estimate the population of these "snowbirds of the sea" to be one-third of what they have seen in previous years.

Kit Promises 'Hassle Free' Way to Test Male Fertility

By | February 28, 2018

To address embarrassing, inconvenient and costly male fertility testing, FAU researchers are developing a home-based kit that provides a complete semen evaluation using microfluidics, an app and a smartphone.

FAU Announces Winners of 'IOT Hardware Hackathon'

By | February 26, 2018

Three teams of students from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science recently took home a cash prize for winning FAU's IoT Hardware Hackathon, Make FAU 2018.

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 Tech Runway Reveals Third Annual Economic Impact Report

By | February 19, 2018

Florida Atlantic University's Tech Runway® has released the results of its third annual economic impact report.

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.

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.