NEWS ARCHIVE


Novel Study First to Tally Biomass from Oceanic Plastic Debris

By | October 13, 2020

FAU Harbor Branch scientists and collaborators have obtained a quantitative number for biomass from oceanic plastic debris using a novel visualization method that provides the first estimate of its kind.

FAU Awarded $5.3 Million to Detect Cognitive Change in Older Drivers

By | September 30, 2020

FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and collaborators have received a $5.3 million NIH grant to detect cognitive change in older drivers using rapidly available and discreet in-vehicle sensors.

Gulf of Mexico Mission: 'Ocean Blue Holes Are Not Created Equal'

By | September 23, 2020

A team of scientists from FAU's Harbor Branch and collaborators recently explored the depths of the "Green Banana" Blue Hole thanks to gutsy scuba divers and an innovative 500-pound autonomous benthic lander.

Master's Degree in AI Now Within Reach of Low-income Students

By | September 22, 2020

FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science has received a $1 million NSF grant for an accelerated five-year program in artificial intelligence for low-income, high-achieving students.

Global Ventures at FAU Receives Soft Landings Designation

By | September 22, 2020

The Research Park at Florida Atlantic University® is pleased to announce that its recently launched Soft Landings Center Initiative has received official designation by the InBIA.

FAU Lands $11 Million Contract from U.S. Office of Naval Research

By | September 16, 2020

FAU's Harbor Branch has landed an $11,179,001 contract from the U.S. Office of Naval Research to develop a next-generation bathyphotometer sensor for natural oceanic bioluminescence assessments.

FAU Moves Up in 'U.S. News & World Report's' List of Top Universities

By | September 14, 2020

Florida Atlantic University moved up in the U.S. News & World Report list of "Top Public Schools," to No. 136 in this year's ranking of the nation's best universities. FAU ranked No. 140 in 2020.

FAU Awarded $2.4 Million NSF Grant to Train Data Scientists

By | September 10, 2020

Researchers from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team at FAU will train graduate students in data science technologies and applications.

Face Shield or Face Mask to Stop the Spread of COVID-19?

By | September 1, 2020

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers illustrate why face shields alone don't work and how a face mask with a valve allows droplets to pass through the exhale valve unfiltered.

FAU Awarded $2.2 Million to Monitor Algal Blooms in Lake Okeechobee

By | August 17, 2020

A scientist from FAU's Harbor Branch received a grant from Florida's Department of Environmental Protection to develop a sensing and visualization package to monitor harmful algal blooms in Lake Okeechobee.