The Division of Research supports FAU faculty conducting research, forging innovations and advancing science and technology in all disciplines. It assists in enhancing and growing the research enterprise at the university. Units within the division identify grant and funding opportunities, manage proposals and awards, protect intellectual property rights, and highlight research achievements and more.

The division also promotes a number of entrepreneurial and economic development initiatives that give faculty, students and the community opportunities to launch start-ups, create jobs and reach for their dreams.

From the News Desk


HBOI Researchers Explore Gulf of Mexico Reefs

Members of FAU Harbor Branch's Coral Reef and Ecology lab captured images, video and mapping data to strengthen the case for further protection of coral. See breathtaking photos on Flicker.

May 25, 2016


Maritime Systems Lab robot boats on Bloomberg

Karl von Ellenrieder, Ph.D., and his Maritime Systems Lab appeared on Bloomberg's The Spark for their work creating intelligent, autonomous boats that examines underwater bridge structures, video and story.

May 25, 2016


Study Documents African Monkeys Eating Bats

Interactions between primates and bats have poorly documented, and detailed reports have been rare, until now. An FAU study is the first to report implications for animal-human disease transmission.

May 25, 2016


'Virtual Partner' Elicits Emotional Responses from a Human

"How does it 'feel' to interact behaviorally with a machine?" To answer that question, scientists created a virtual partner that can elicit emotional responses from its human partner in real-time.

May 17, 2016


NSF Grant Supports Research Computing Infrastructure at FAU

A $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation will enable FAU to install networking infrastructure to amplify its ability to conduct data-intensive science and engineering research.

May 11, 2016

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