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Bio-inspired Robotics Lands Professor $500,000 NSF Award

By | April 26, 2018

Using the knifefish for inspiration, a researcher from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science has developed bio-inspired flexible structures for underwater vehicles and robotic systems.

FAU and Max Planck Team Up on First Joint Position

By | April 26, 2018

As of May 1, Ken Dawson-Scully, Ph.D., will be newly appointed to the role of associate vice president for strategic initiatives and head of institutional partnerships for FAU and Max Planck.

Study Looks Beyond Peer Influence on Teen Substance Use

By | April 25, 2018

Parents spend a lot of time worrying about the influence of peers on teen substance use. A new study examines if there is a genetic component that drives their desire for risk taking and novelty.

Engineering Colleges Showcase High-Tech Talent Pipeline

By | April 25, 2018

The deans of 10 engineering colleges throughout Florida have formed a first-of-its-kind partnership in an effort to demonstrate the impact their colleges have on the state's and the nation's innovation economy.

FAU School of Architecture Wins National AIA Honor Award

By | April 24, 2018

The FAU School of Architecture's design research project, "Salty Urbanism: A Sea Level Rise Adaptation Design Framework for South Florida," recently won a 2018 AIA Honor Award for Regional and Urban Design.

Monkeys See, Monkeys Do Cross Species Boundary

By | April 23, 2018

A study is the first to provide genetic evidence of two distinct species of guenon monkeys in Gombe National Park that have been mating and producing hybrid offspring for hundreds maybe even thousands of years.

FAU High Student Places First at 2018 State Science Fair

By | April 23, 2018

Vithulan Suthakaran, 17, a junior at Florida Atlantic University High School, recently placed first in the environmental engineering category at the 2018 State Science and Engineering Fair of Florida.

FAU Tech Runway and ARI Release Report on Angel Investing

By | April 20, 2018

The Angel Resource Institute and FAU's Tech Runway have released the 2017 HALO Report analyzing investment activities of angel investors in the U.S.

FAU Wave Competition Celebrates Innovative Student Research

By | April 20, 2018

Florida Atlantic University has announced the winners of the annual Wave Competition, an undergraduate research competition organized by FAU Tech Runway and the Division of Research.

AACSB Extends Accreditation for FAU College of Business

By | April 20, 2018

Following an extensive peer-review process, FAU's College of Business has earned an extension of its accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.