News

  • Lifelong pursuit of adventure, speed fuels President Avent's dirt bike racing

    Jul 26, 2021

    Thick Florida wildland with steep, muddy slopes and rough, rocky terrain is the perfect setting for Dr. Randy K. Avent to strap on his helmet and indulge in his lifelong passion.

  • NSF research experience readies Phoenix for graduate school success

    Jul 20, 2021

    A summer research internship experience is allowing Florida Polytechnic University senior Andre Archer to gain close-up, real-world insight into the field of computational mechanics, a specialized area that he would like to pursue as a career.

  • Students' solar-powered drone idea takes flight

    Jul 16, 2021

    A team of Florida Polytechnic University students is working to transform the common hobby drone into a solar-powered craft that can remain continuously aloft throughout the daylight hours.

  • Florida Poly professor makes cover of nationwide diversity magazine

    Jul 14, 2021

    Dr. Grisselle Centeno, a professor at Florida Polytechnic University, is featured on the cover of the July 2021 edition of Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. The reputable nationwide publication is exclusively dedicated to providing news and information about issues concerning diversity in American higher education.

  • FedEx position sets the stage for alumna's long-term professional success

    Jul 13, 2021

    As Megan Morano '21 prepares for the start of her master's degree program in applied intelligence with a focus on homeland security at Georgetown University, she is spending her summer building a record of professional success in an internship-to-hire research and development position with delivery services giant FedEx.

  • NSF research experience puts Phoenix on path to high-tech, entrepreneurial future

    Jul 7, 2021

    As part of the National Science Foundation's Research Experience for Undergraduates, Florida Polytechnic University junior Jabari Acre is spending the summer working on improving stereolithography (SLA) though the use of the two-photon absorption phenomena at the Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute in Atlanta, Georgia.

  • Tropical Storm Elsa Updates

    Jul 5, 2021

    Florida Poly is closely watching the trajectory of Tropical Storm Elsa as it approaches the state of Florida. At this time, all University operations will continue as normal. However, we know things can change quickly and the safety of our University community is always our top priority.

  • Phoenix harnesses social media data in machine learning internship

    Jun 29, 2021

    A summer internship at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is allowing Florida Polytechnic University senior Nicole Ely to use machine learning to gain a better understanding of data shared on Twitter.

  • Alumna flying high in Lockheed Martin engineering career

    Jun 23, 2021

    As a software engineer associate at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics and an on-air technology podcast host, Daniele Mendez '19 is fulfilling her dreams and pursuing passions for engineering and journalism.

  • Florida Poly professor shaping the future of rhinoplasty

    Jun 22, 2021

    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.