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'Virtual' Communication in the Age of Social Distancing

By | March 30, 2020

A first-of-its-kind study by FAU researchers explores the phenomenon of visual cues and live video interactions. Now more than ever, it's important to understand how technology is impacting communication.

Researchers Take Body Armor to the Next Level with High Energy Fibers

By | February 3, 2020

FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science received $569,482 from Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office to develop advanced fibers to enhance the performance of military helmets and body armor.

FAU Tech Runway® Celebrates 5 Years, Releases Economic Impact Report

By | January 24, 2020

FAU Tech Runway® recently celebrated its five-year anniversary and released the results of its fifth annual economic impact report.

Immersive Simulator Tests 'Trust' Between Humans and Self-driving Cars

By | January 9, 2020

FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science has developed a unique immersive simulator that provides a convincingly lifelike virtual reality simulation to test trust between humans and self-driving cars.

FAU Receives University of Distinction Approval

By | November 22, 2019

FAU's "University of Distinction" plan for applied artificial intelligence and big data analytics was officially approved today by the Florida Board of Governors, which oversees the State University System.

FAU Launches Genomics and Predictive Health Certificate

By | November 21, 2019

The Schmidt College of Medicine program is one of only two in Florida's State University System to train future clinicians and scientists in this emerging field to understand and improve human health.

Study Reveals How 98 Percent of Plastics at Sea Go Missing Each Year

By | November 7, 2019

A study helps to solve the mystery of missing plastic fragments at sea by using simulated sunlight to explore removal mechanisms, microbial impacts and lifetimes of select microplastics on the ocean surface.

Machine-learning Algorithms Track Tremors in Parkinson's Patients

By | October 30, 2019

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers developed algorithms that, combined with wearable sensors, can continuously monitor the severity of tremors in patients with Parkinson's disease.

FAU Tech Runway Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary

By | October 23, 2019

FAU Tech Runway® is set to celebrate its fifth anniversary and the 2019 Maverick Reception on Thursday, Nov. 7 from 6 to 8:45 p.m. at FAU Tech Runway, 901 NW 35th St., Boca Raton.

Are Some Urban Settings Riskier for Traffic Injury or Death?

By | October 15, 2019

How risky is travel in the U.S.? We know less than you think. Despite research on the dangers of traffic injury and death, there's a lack of clarity on the role of the built environment and its risk effects.