The natural adaptations that enable tiny, water-walking insects to withstand the assault of torrential rainstorms could one day make the leap to advances in biomimetic robots thanks to research by a Florida Polytechnic University professor.
With the advanced technology of today's rockets and jet engines, these powerful devices require metal parts that are stronger than ever. An engineering professor at Florida Polytechnic University has received a National Science Foundation grant to research the durability and longevity of the critical metals now used in these ever-changing machines.
LAKELAND, Fla. - Dr. Oguzhan Topsakal, assistant professor of computer science at Florida Polytechnic University, is employing cutting-edge technology to help plastic surgeons achieve better outcomes when performing rhinoplasty.
Dr. Ajeet Kaushik, assistant professor of chemistry at Florida Polytechnic University, joined scientists around the world in shifting his attention in 2020 toward addressing the COVID-19 pandemic.
LAKELAND, Fla. - Florida Polytechnic University professor Dr. Muhammad Rashid has been listed among the top 2% of scientists in a global list compiled by Stanford University. At number 617, Rashid was ranked in the top 1% of the 87,611 scientists in his field of electronics and electrical engineering in the study.
As the number of intubated COVID-19 patients began increasing across the country this spring, an employee at Lakeland Regional Health whose family member was ill with the disease realized there was a need to make communication easier between these patients and the medical professionals caring for them.
A new agreement between Florida Polytechnic University and the prestigious Centro Universitário Facens in Brazil promises to help both institutions expand their work and advance technological and economic success.
Testing of biological samples for COVID-19 and other medical purposes relies upon the samples being held at the right temperature until the test can be completed. Maintaining this stable environment can mean the difference between a successful test and a ruined sample.
The threat of ransomware grows more menacing by the day for everyone from single smartphone users to massive corporations. Vinicius Seixas '20, a graduate student studying computer science at Florida Polytechnic University, wants to find a way to stop ransomware in its tracks.
An assistant professor of electrical engineering at Florida Polytechnic University has been selected for the highly competitive Optical Society of America (OSA) Foundation public policy program.