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.
When disaster strikes, critical facilities like hospitals, police stations, and military bases can't afford to be without power for long.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
Juliana Laurin is using her passion for STEM to encourage children's interest in science, technology, engineering, and math disciplines. Her summer internship with Stemwerx is focused on creating an engaging experience for elementary-age kids through an innovative virtual book about engineering.
Students will have a fun, new musical outlet for their time and talent when Florida Polytechnic University kicks off its fall semester.
Hackathons are a way of life at Florida Polytechnic University. The Programming Club is making sure students from all majors have the tools they need to join in and succeed at its upcoming Code of the Phoenix Mini Hackathon on July 25.