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Eminent Scholar

Dimitris A. Pados Appointed Eminent Scholar

July 17, 2018

The FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science is pleased to announce that Gary Perry, Ph.D., former FAU provost with the concurrence of President Kelly and Dan Flynn, Ph.D., vice president for research at FAU has appointed Dimitris A. Pados, Ph.D., professor and I-SENSE Fellow as the Charles E. Schmidt Eminent Scholar in Engineering. [...]

Cyberattacks

Report Gives 24-hour View of Cyberattacks in Florida, U.S.

June 20, 2018

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science Receives $175,000 NSF Grant, Launches ‘FloridaSOAR’ [...]

World Class Faculty Award

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science Professor Recognized by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance

May 25, 2018

Manhar R. Dhanak, Ph.D., professor and director of SeaTech - The Institute for Ocean & Systems Engineering in Florida Atlantic University’s Department of Ocean and Mechanical Engineering was presented with the 2018 World Class Faculty Award by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance. [...]

Gangal Gift

Gift to FAU will Establish the ‘Gangal Family Endowed Scholarship Fund’

May 24, 2018

Florida Atlantic University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science has received a $500,000 gift from the Gangal family’s nonprofit foundation to establish an endowed scholarship fund for engineering graduate students with an emphasis on bioengineering research. [...]

Unmanned Marine Vehicle Platforms

FAU Awarded $1.25 Million by U.S. Navy for Research in Support of Unmanned Marine Vehicle Platforms

May 23, 2018

Florida Atlantic University's College of Engineering and Computer Science has been awarded a $1.25 million grant by the United States Office of Naval Research (ONR) to undertake research in support of autonomous unmanned marine vehicle platforms for coastal surveillance, coastal surveys, target tracking and protection of at-sea assets. [...]

2018 Distinguished Alumni

FAU Honors 2018 Distinguished Alumni

May 3, 2018

The Florida Atlantic University Alumni Association (FAUAA) hosted its annual Hall of Fame and Distinguished Alumni ceremony and reception Wednesday, May 2, 2018. [...]

Bio-inspired Robotics

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

April 26, 2018

Mimicking the seamless motion of how fish swim and use their fins to maneuver their way within the ocean depths has landed an engineering professor at Florida Atlantic University with a prestigious $500,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award. [...]

Showcase

Fueling Florida’s Economy: 10 Engineering Colleges Partner to Demonstrate Strength and Scope of State’s High-Tech Talent Pipeline

April 25, 2018

The deans of 10 engineering colleges throughout Florida have formed a first-of-its-kind partnership in an effort to collaboratively demonstrate the impact their colleges have on the state’s and the nation’s innovation economy by producing a large, highly sought-after skilled workforce of engineers and computer scientists. [...]

49th Convocation

FAU Hosts 49th Annual Honors Convocation

April 18, 2018

Florida Atlantic University President John Kelly and Provost Gary W. Perry hosted the University’s 49th annual Honors Convocation on Wednesday, April 18 at 4 p.m. at the University Theatre in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus. [...]

Male Fertility

Kit Promises 'Hassle Free' Way to Test Male Fertility

Feb. 28, 2018

It is estimated that of the 70 million cases of infertility worldwide, almost half are caused by factors relating to the male partner. A number of semen parameters – motility, morphology, velocity, volume, concentration, and count – affect male fertility. Are there enough of them? [...]

Hackathon

Object-Seeking Robot Wins PennApps XVII

Jan. 29, 2018

Florida Atlantic University undergraduate computer engineering student, Nazik Almazova with her teammates from the University of Pennsylvania won the grand prize at the PennApps XVII hackathon [...]

Research

FAU Receives $500,000 NSF Grant for Novel Real-time Undersea Wireless Communications and Surveillance Technology

Jan. 11, 2018

Researchers from Florida Atlantic University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science have received a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to design, deploy and evaluate a first-of-its-kind software-defined testbed for real-time undersea wireless communications (data, voice, and video streaming) and surveillance. [...]

Melanoma Research

This ‘Sweet Spot’ Could Improve Melanoma Diagnosis

Nov. 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 from researchers in FAU’s College of Engineering and Computer Science. [...]

Robotic Hand

First-of-its-kind Bioengineered Robotic Hand to Sense Touch

Nov. 14, 2017

FAU Receives $1.3 Million NIH grant for prosthesis project. The sense of touch is often taken for granted. For someone without a limb or hand, losing that sense of touch can be devastating. [...]

Research

New Way to Assess Safety of Aging Timber Railroad Bridges

Sept. 27, 2017

Evaluating the structural integrity of aging timber railroad bridges in Florida and the United States is imperative, especially in the aftermath of destruction from hurricanes Irma and Harvey this year. [...]

Research

Placenta-on-a-Chip: FAU Microsensor Simulates Malaria in the Womb to Develop Treatments

Aug. 29, 2017

Malaria, one of the most severe public health problems, affected 212 million people worldwide in 2015. This life-threatening disease is caused by parasites that are transmitted to humans through the bites of infected female Anopheles mosquitoes. [...]

Book

FAU Distinguished Research Professor Authors New Book

Aug. 28, 2017

Isaac Elishakoff, Ph.D., distinguished research professor in the department of ocean and mechanical engineering at Florida Atlantic University recently authored the book "Probabilistic Methods in the Theory of Structures, Strength of Materials, Random Vibrations, and Random Buckling.” [...]

Research

FAU Researchers 'Count Cars' – Literally – to Find a Better Way to Control Heavy Traffic

Aug. 9, 2017

There's "Counting Crows," counting sheep, counting blessings and now researchers at Florida Atlantic University have their own version of "counting cars" – literally – in an attempt to improve traffic flow on South Florida's and our nation’s overcrowded roads. [...]

Dean

FAU Appoints Stella N. Batalama, Ph.D., as Dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science

July 31, 2017

Following a national search, Florida Atlantic University has named Stella N. Batalama, Ph.D., as the new dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science. Batalama, who assumes this new role, Tuesday, August 1, comes to FAU from the University at Buffalo, a flagship institution of The State University of New York (SUNY) and a premier research-intensive university. [...]

HPS

FAU's Human-Powered Submarine Named 'Fastest' Among Colleges

July 6, 2017

Florida Atlantic University’s Human-Powered Submarine (HPS) team placed second overall in the absolute speed category at the 2017 International Submarine Races [...]

FSAE

Owls Racing Has Best Finish in History at 2017 FSAE Michigan

May 19, 2017

Owls Racing, Florida Atlantic University’s Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) team, finished 21st overall out of 110 teams at the Formula SAE Michigan, the [...]

Alum

FAU Honors 2017 Distinguished Alumni

May 4, 2017

The Florida Atlantic University Alumni Association (FAUAA) hosted its Hall of Fame and Distinguished Alumni ceremony in May. [...]

Business Competition

FAU Engineering Students Win Business Plan Competition

April 27, 2017

A team of four engineering students took home the top prize at this year’s Florida Atlantic University Business Plan Competition with a system [...]

Honors Convocation

FAU 48th Annual Honors Convocation

April 17, 2017

Florida Atlantic University President John Kelly and Provost Gary W. Perry hosted the University’s 48th annual Honors Convocation [...]

ASCE

FAU Places in Top Five at 2017 ASCE Southeast Student Conference

March 21, 2017

Florida Atlantic University’s American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) team placed fifth overall in the 2017 ASCE Southeast Student Conference, [...]

Rocket Team

FAU Teams Place in Top Three at Hybrid Rocket Competition

March 20, 2017

Florida Atlantic University’s Technology and Aerospace Club (TAC) within the College of Engineering and Computer Science placed third in two categories at the [...]

SAE

Owls Racing Takes Second Place at the Fifth Annual Formula South Invitational

March 3, 2017

Owls Racing, Florida Atlantic University’s Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) racing team, recently took home second place [...]

Zika

FAU to Develop Device to Rapidly, Accurately and Inexpensively Detect the Zika Virus at Airports and Other Sites

Feb. 22, 2017

About the size of a tablet, a portable device that could be used in a host of environments like a busy airport or even a remote location in South America, [...]

HSI

FAU Receives Federal Designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution from U.S. Department of Education

Feb. 7, 2017

Florida Atlantic University recently received designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the United States Department of Education. [...]

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