2015 News

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Award

FAU Civil Engineering Alumnus Awarded the ASCE SEI Young Professional Scholarship

December 18, 2015

Florida Atlantic University civil engineering alumnus Fernando Martinez, M.S. (CE), E.I., was awarded the American Society of Civil Engineers [...]

FEF Grant

FAU Receives Grant from the Florida Engineering Foundation

November 18, 2015

Florida Atlantic University's College of Engineering and Computer Science received a $2,000 grant from the Florida Engineering Foundation [...]

oSTEM

FAU Student Speaks on Overcoming Adversity at 2015 National oSTEM Conference

November 13, 2015

FAU student, Chad Coarsey in the College of Engineering and Computer Science at Florida Atlantic University had the opportunity to speak at the [...]

Talon Awards

FAU Engineering and Computer Science Outstanding Leaders Honored at 2015 Talon Awards Ceremony

November 12, 2015

FAU hosted its annual Talon Awards ceremony as part of Homecoming 2015, to recognize outstanding leaders from the community, alumni, [...]

Textbook

FAU Distinguished Research Professor Co-authors New Textbook

November 9, 2015

Isaac Elishakoff, Ph.D., distinguished research professor in the department of ocean and mechanical engineering at Florida Atlantic University recently [...]

Robotic Finger

FAU Scientist Designs Bio-inspired Robotic Finger that Looks, Feels and Works Like the Real Thing

October 8, 2015

Most robotic parts used today are rigid, have a limited range of motion and don’t really look lifelike. Inspired by both nature and biology, [...]

Research

FAU Researcher Presents Innovative Idea for Integrating a "Brain Mouse" to Control Software Systems

September 25, 2015

Shihong Huang, Ph.D., associate professor in the Florida Atlantic University Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science presented preliminary results on [...]

Du Research

FAU Researcher to Develop New Technology to Test for Serious Blood Disorder Using a Smart Phone

September 22, 2015

A researcher from Florida Atlantic University has come up with a unique way to monitor sickle cell disease — a serious blood disorder — using a smart phone. [...]

Award

FAU Students Awarded Second Place at Inaugural National Solid Waste Design Competition

August 27, 2015

Florida Atlantic University civil engineering students won second place in the Solid Waste Association of North America’s [...]

Internship

Pennsylvania Undergraduate Student Learns About Flow Visualization Through FAU Research Internship

August 20, 2015

Fluid dynamics and its interaction with structures play a critical role in many fields of study from engineering, aerodynamics, and robotics to biology, [...]

Textbook

FAU Faculty Write New Textbook, "Practical Concepts for Capstone Design Engineering"

August 19, 2015

Florida Atlantic University faculty members, Fred Bloetscher, Ph.D., P.E., associate professor and Daniel Meeroff, Ph.D., E.I., [...]

FDOT Grant

FAU Receives FDOT Grant to Develop Use of Unmanned Surface Vehicles for Bridge Inspections

July 29, 2015

The task of inspecting and maintaining Florida’s extensive network of approximately 11,450 bridges is arduous, especially since so many of the state’s bridges span rivers, [...]

Swanson Selfie

Alumnus Steve Swanson’s Achievements Have Made For a Stellar Career

July 28, 2015

Taking a selfie while walking down the street is about as common today as walking itself … but what about taking one while floating in outer space? [...]

RoboBoat

FAU Brings Home Second Place at International RoboBoat Competition

July 22, 2015

Florida Atlantic University's RoboBoat team recently won second place at the eighth annual International RoboBoat Competition in [...]

HPS

FAU's Human Powered Submarine Team Competes in 13th International Submarine Race

July 21, 2015

Florida Atlantic University's Human Powered Submarine (HPS) team won the second fastest time in the two-person category at [...]

Smart Traffic Lights

Scientists at FAU Driven to Help Transform Commutes Locally and Globally with 'Smart' Traffic Lights

June 22, 2015

FAU Receives $300,000 Grant from Florida Department of Transportation and $100,000 Grant from City of Miami Beach [...]

FSAE

FAU Owls Racing Team Posts Its Best Performance at Formula SAE Competition

May 21, 2015

Florida Atlantic University’s Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) racing team recently placed in the top 25 of universities in attendance at the 2015 [...]

Prosthetic Hand

Let’s Give Chad a Hand

May 21, 2015

Charles "Perry" Weinthal, an electrical engineering graduate student at Florida Atlantic University, gives new meaning to [...]

Distinguished Alumni

FAU Honors 2015 Distinguished Alumni

May 13, 2015

The Florida Atlantic University Alumni Association hosted a reception in April to honor distinguished FAU alumni. More than 200 guests attended the event, which brings together alumni to celebrate [...]

Ebola Tracking

FAU Receives National Science Foundation Rapid Response Grant to Develop Innovative Computer Model for Ebola Spread

May 12, 2015

Program to Use Twitter, Facebook and Google to Identify and Notify Individuals in Tightly Connected Social Groups Who Have Been Exposed to Ebola Patients [...]

Award

FAU Awarded Research Grant to Measure the Acoustic Properties of the Seabed

May 12, 2015

George V. Frisk, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Ocean and Mechanical Engineering within the College of Engineering and Computer Science at Florida Atlantic University, was awarded a research grant [...]

Honors Convocation

FAU 46th Annual Honors Convocation

May 4, 2015

Florida Atlantic University President John Kelly and Provost Gary W. Perry hosted the University’s 46th annual Honors Convocation at the University Theatre, [...]

Award

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

May 1, 2015

Madasamy Arockiasamy, Ph.D., Professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatics Engineering was presented with the Distinguished Engineering Educator Award by The Engineers’ Council. [...]

I-SENSE

I-SENSE@FAU

April 29, 2015

The New Institute for Sensing and Embedded Network Systems Engineering at FAU with Director and Professor Jason Hallstrom, Ph.D. [...]

Award

New Biosensing Platform Could Quickly and Accurately Diagnose Disease and Monitor Treatment Remotely

April 2, 2015

In much the same way that glucometers and pregnancy tests have revolutionized in-home diagnostic testing, researchers from Florida Atlantic University and collaborators have identified a new biosensing platform [...]

TedX

TedX

March 23, 2015

Two undergraduate students in the College of Engineering and Computer Science at Florida Atlantic University will take their place among distinguished innovators who will be presenting their unique [...]

New Faculty Trip

New FAU Faculty Visit the NSF and ADI in Washington D.C.

March 13, 2015

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science faculty members traveled to Washington D.C. at the end of February 2015 to meet with administrators of the National Science Foundation (NSF) and [...]

SeaTech Anniversary

FAU SeaTech, The Institute for Ocean and Systems Engineering Celebrates 15 Years of Excellence in Research and Education

March 12, 2015

SeaTech, FAU's Institute for Ocean and Systems Engineering, recently celebrated its 15th anniversary with a craft beer event. [...]

FES Award

FAU Professor Receives Outstanding Technical Achievement Award from the Florida Engineering Society

February 26, 2015

Fred Bloetscher, Ph.D., associate professor in Florida Atlantic University’s department of civil, environmental and geomatics engineering has been awarded the 2015 Outstanding Technical [...]

Bowling Ball Competition

FAU Undergraduate Students Win 1st Place in Concrete Bowling Ball Competition

February 23, 2015

Students from the College of Engineering and Computer Science at Florida Atlantic University won first place in the 2nd Annual Concrete Bowling Ball Competition [...]

Journal Article

FAU Professor’s Journal of Sound and Vibration Article Receives International Interest

February 18, 2015

A recent paper in the Journal of Sound and Vibration, Volume 335, entitled "Broadband rotor noise predictions using a time domain approach", co-authored by Stewart Glegg, Ph.D., professor [...]

Hallstrom

Jason Hallstrom Joins FAU to Transform the Nation's Real-time Monitoring Infrastructure

February 18, 2015

Intelligent River® Technology Director will Establish ISENSE@FAU to Make the 'Invisible' Visible. Small wireless computing devices, ranging from the size of a matchbox to the size of a dime are [...]

Du Research

New FAU Faculty Member Brings Innovative Research Ideas and Expertise in Microfluidics and Biosensing to the University

January 29, 2015

E. (Sarah) Du, Ph.D. recently joined Florida Atlantic University’s Department of Ocean and Mechanical Engineering as an assistant professor after working as a postdoctoral [...]

Award

FAU Professor Awarded Best Paper at IEEE Conference

January 14, 2015

Professor Mihalea Cardei, Ph.D. and computer engineering doctorate student Yueshi Wu, in the Florida Atlantic University department of computer and electrical engineering [...]

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