• University updates aim to minimize COVID-19 spread on campus

    Aug 13, 2020

    When students return to Florida Polytechnic University for classes on Aug. 20, they'll find that the campus has been transformed into an environment that prioritizes physical distancing and other COVID-19 prevention best practices, without sacrificing the rich university experience.

  • Internship crystallizes the future for mechanical engineering student

    Aug 13, 2020

    When Blake Cervone was only an eighth-grader in Davie, Florida, he decided a future in engineering was the right path for him.

  • Research team finds new ways to clean up landfill leachate

    Aug 10, 2020

    The clean rainwater that seeps into the mountains of trash at Florida's landfills mixes with liquids in the waste and absorbs chemicals, toxins, and organic materials before exiting as leachate that can potentially pollute waterways.

  • Research aims to keep critical services humming after disaster

    Aug 6, 2020

    When disaster strikes, critical facilities like hospitals, police stations, and military bases can't afford to be without power for long.

  • Combat robotics team ready to take on international rivals

    Aug 4, 2020

    LAKELAND, Fla. - The Combat Robotics Division of Florida Polytechnic University's Purple Fire Robotics club is ready for a challenge unlike any it has ever faced.

  • Internship sparks excitement for remote coding work

    Jul 31, 2020

    The technical know-how that senior Arthur Gelman sharpened in his computer science courses at Florida Polytechnic University is being put into practice this summer in a remote internship with MMG Fusion, a marketing and technology company based in Severna Park, Maryland.

  • Autonomous golf cart gets rolling at Florida Poly

    Jul 30, 2020

    LAKELAND, Fla. - A team of researchers at Florida Polytechnic University is turning a disused golf cart into a solar-powered autonomous vehicle that will be used to advance cutting-edge research for years to come. The project is funded by the University's Advanced Mobility Institute and will be used to support a $350,000 National Science Foundation award to develop a large-scale Hardware-in-the-Loop simulation facility for connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV).

  • Weather the season’s storms with strong hurricane prep

    Jul 29, 2020

    As the National Hurricane Center tracks Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine, it's a good time to revisit your personal disaster preparedness plans. The atmospheric disturbance is expected to become Tropical Storm Isaias soon and possibly make landfall in Florida by this weekend.

  • New Phoenix Flight internship program guides student entrepreneurs

    Jul 27, 2020

    Students who have a great idea and the drive to make it become a reality are finding support this summer with Phoenix Flight, Florida Polytechnic University's new entrepreneurial internship program.

  • Cutting-edge research at Florida Poly’s FIPR Institute featured on television

    Jul 27, 2020

    Research underway at Florida Industrial and Phosphate Research Institute (FIPR), a research entity within Florida Polytechnic University, was featured on “Action News Jax” as part of an investigative report on the future production of rare earth elements in the United States.