2014 News

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Award

FAU Faculty Awarded Patent for Invention

November 24, 2014

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued patent number 8,799,017 to FAU faculty for their invention titled [...]

Scholarship

FAU Undergraduate Student Awarded the IEEE PES Scholarship

November 20, 2014

FAU, computer and electrical engineering and computer science undergraduate student Océane Boulais was awarded the 2014 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) [...]

2014 Talon Awards

FAU Engineering and Computer Science Outstanding Leaders Honored at 2014 Talon Awards Ceremony

November 19, 2014

FAU hosted its annual Talon Awards ceremony as part of Homecoming 2014, to recognize outstanding leaders from the community, alumni, [...]

SHPE Award

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science Student Wins the Extreme Engineer Award at SHPE Conference 2014

November 18, 2014

FAU, computer and electrical engineering and computer science undergraduate student Océane Boulais won the Extreme Engineer award, $2,000 in prize money and a paid trip to the 2015 Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) [...]

RobotX

FAU Roboboat Team Competes in First International 2014 Maritime RobotX Challenge

October 26, 2014

Students from the College of Engineering and Computer Science at Florida Atlantic University, in partnership with students from the College of Engineering at Villanova University, won first place in the land-based judging, [...]

SAE

FAU’s SAE Racing Team Wins Second Place at the 2nd Annual Formula SAE Match Race

October 25, 2014

The Florida Atlantic University Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) racing team won second place in the 2nd Annual Formula SAE Match Race at the Lamar County Speedway in Barnesville, Georgia. The event was [...]

Rocket Competition

FAU Student Team Selected to Participate in Hybrid Motor High Powered Rocket Competition

October 17, 2014

A team of Florida Atlantic University students from the department of ocean and mechanical engineering and the department of mathematics have been selected to participate in the 2014-2015 Hybrid Motor High Powered Rocket Competition. [...]

Big Data

FAU Receives Grant to Build Big Data Training and Research Lab

September 19, 2014

Florida Atlantic University’s Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science professor Taghi Khoshgoftaar, Ph.D. has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant of $600,000 with a matching grant of [...]

William Glenn, Ph.D.

About FAU Professor Emeritus William E. Glenn

September 2014

Inventors Hall of Fame Inductee [...]

Hall of Fame

FAU Professor Emeritus Inducted into Florida Inventors Hall of Fame

September 2014

William E. Glenn Jr., Ph.D. (1926 – 2013), a distinguished professor emeritus of electrical engineering in the College of Engineering and Computer Science at [...]

Texting

FAU Signs Licensing Agreement for a Patent that Disables Cellphone Texting Features While Driving

July 16, 2014

Florida Atlantic University and PortNexus have entered into an exclusive licensing agreement to implement a patented idea that will help solve the growing national problem of auto accidents caused by people texting while driving [...]

SNMREC

FAU Signs Lease to Install World's First Ocean Current Energy Test Site

June 2014

Researchers at Florida Atlantic University's Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center (SNMREC) will soon install the world's first offshore test berth for small-scale ocean current turbines thanks to a recently signed five-year lease agreement between FAU and the U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of [...]

DTOY

2014 Distinguished Teacher of the Year

May 2, 2014

The keynote speaker for the 2014 New Student Convocation was Distinguished Teacher of the Year, Daniel Meeroff, Ph.D., Associate Chair and Associate Professor in the College of Engineering and Computer Science's Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatics Engineering. The Distinguished Teacher of the Year [...]

Marques Technology

FAU Technology Helps Local Company Receive Funding

April 22, 2014

Orlando-based flexReceipts, a leading digital receipts company received funding on March 19 to support commercialization of technology licensed to them from a Florida Atlantic University patent titled “System and Methods of Image Retrieval.” Funding is being provided by the Florida Technology Seed Capital Fund [...]

FAU Alumnus

FAU Engineering and Computer Science Alumnus and NASA Astronaut Steve Swanson Scheduled to Take Third Trip into Space

March 20, 2014

After years of training and preparation, American engineer, NASA Astronaut and proud FAU alumnus Steve Swanson is preparing for his third trip into space. Swanson and two Russian cosmonauts are scheduled to launch aboard Soyuz TMA-12M on March 25, 2014. This will be Swanson’s first flight aboard the Russian spacecraft [...]

Textbook

New Textbook: Resolution of the 20th Century Conundrum in Elastic Stability

March 2014

Isaac Elishakoff, Ph.D., distinguished research professor in the department of ocean and mechanical engineering at Florida Atlantic University recently released his textbook "Resolution of the 20th Century Conundrum in Elastic Stability." [...]

Awards

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science Outstanding Educators Recognized by The Engineers’ Council

February 28, 2014

Mohammad Ilyas, Ph.D., Professor and Dean of Florida Atlantic University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science was presented with the Distinguished Engineering Educator Award and Daniel Meeroff, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Civil, Environmental and Geomatics Engineering, was presented with the John J. Guarrera Engineering Educator of the Year Award by The Engineers’ Council [...]

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