STEM jobs are rapidly growing and technology companies alone will need to fill more than 650,000 new jobs by 2018. FAU is directly addressing the national need to increase the number of STEM undergraduates.
Florida Atlantic University's Tech Runway has selected its third Venture Vintage class of startup companies to participate in the business accelerator program.
Florida Atlantic University High School student Hannah Herbst was named the winner of the 2015 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge, recently held at the 3M Innovation Center in St. Paul, Minn.
A group of Florida Atlantic University civil engineering students won second place at the Solid Waste Association of North America's (SWANA) inaugural National Solid Waste Design Competition (SWDC).
Most robotic parts used today are rigid, have a limited range of motion and don't look lifelike. Inspired by nature and biology, a robotic finger designed at FAU looks, feels and works like the real thing.
A team of researchers from FAU Harbor Branch conducted experiments to better understand phytoplankton in the Pacific Ocean.
A new graduate course is allowing FAU students to see Hawaii's ocean floor without leaving Harbor Branch.
A researcher has a unique way to monitor sickle cell disease using a smart phone, and will develop a portable smart sensor and a phone application for patients to analyze and store their blood test results.
FAU Harbor Branch and Amy's Island Seafood are partnering on an aquaculture project that will produce healthy, safe fish for consumers.
Researchers have received a grant from Facebook for a study that has the overarching goal to illuminate the nationwide prevalence, frequency and scope of cyberbullying and electronic dating violence in youth.