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  • Q&A: Jaimie Davis readies for a high-voltage career

    Apr 7, 2021

    Jaimie Davis '21 embraced every opportunity that came his way at Florida Polytechnic University. The electrical engineering major is a graduate of Florida SouthWestern Collegiate High School in Fort Myers, Florida. He is the founding president of the Mu Omega Chapter of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Eta Kappa Nu (IEEE-HKN) academic honor society and the Florida Poly chapter of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics.

  • Phoenix driven to cultivate a high-wattage future

    Mar 2, 2021

    Growing up, Florida Polytechnic University junior Lillian Frometa was fascinated by her electrician father's projects around their Miami home.

  • Students design next generation of high-tech, sentimental jewelry

    Feb 11, 2021

    For centuries, lockets have allowed people to keep precious memories close to their hearts. A team of Florida Polytechnic University capstone students is modernizing the traditional sentimental accessory, infusing it with advanced technology and limitless possibilities.

  • Rashid listed among top 2% of world's leading scientists

    Dec 17, 2020

    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.

  • Professor's new program fund turns students' engineering ideas into reality

    Nov 18, 2020

    Dr. Muhammad Rashid's passion for education has driven his actions for more than 40 years.

  • Florida Poly professor tapped for national public policy program

    Sep 28, 2020

    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.

  • First academic honor society at Florida Poly takes root

    Sep 17, 2020

    Florida Polytechnic University engineering and computer science students with stellar grades, involvement, and character are now eligible for selection to the new Mu Omega Chapter of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Eta Kappa Nu (IEEE-HKN) academic honor society. This is Florida Poly's first academic honor society, recognizing students who excel academically and among their peers.

  • 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.

  • Second chance leads to flourishing opportunities for 2020 Florida Poly grad

    May 12, 2020

    For a long time, Joshua Santos '20 listened to everyone else while trying to achieve the goals others had for him. As a consequence, after three years struggling to complete an engineering degree at a larger state university, his effort fell short. His passion for aerospace ran dry.