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December 17, 2018
Unbridled Ambition at Florida Atlantic University

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Unbridled Ambition at Florida Atlantic University

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Florida Atlantic University has made millions of dollars in strategic investments to attract world-class scientists, develop new STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) programs and grow its research enterprise.

Renowned Institutes:

  • Institute for Sensing and Embedded Network Systems Engineering incorporates engineering, sensing and computation expertise throughout the university.
  • FAU Harbor Branch equates ecosystem health on research that translates across science, policy and management.
  • An institute focusing on health and aging, advancing knowledge of the root causes, prevention strategies and treatment options for actute and chronic diseases.
  • The FAU Brain Institute supports education, community outreach and research that seeks to unlock the secrets of brain development, function and plasticity.

"Florida Atlantic University is fast becoming a growing hub of exploration and innovation while strenthening ties to internationally renowned research institutes and community and corporate partners across the country. We're well on our way to reaching our goal of building a $100 million research enterprise." -- John Kelly, FAU President


Unbridled Ambition

Building on Inherent Strengths

  • Diverse, vibrant student body
  • Unique geographic location
  • Enhanced national brand recognition
  • Ground-breaking research

Commitment to Excellence

  • Doubled research expenditures to an estimated $65 million
  • Striving to exceed $100 million research expenditure threshold
  • National recognition for undergraduate research

New Education Programs and Corporate Partnerships

  • FAU Max Planck Honors Program -- an undergraduate first-of-its-knd honors program in neuroscience
  • Developing technology to significantly lower home and business energy costs with Boca Raton-based Dioxide Materials
  • Joinging forces with Pennslyvania's Zeigler Bros., Inc. to collaborate on emerging high-quality, sustainable shrimp feeds
  • Partnering with pharmaceutical and biottech giants Novartis and Amgen on the Alzheimer's Prevention Initiative Generation Program

FAU Division of Reasearch
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33731
561-297-0777

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