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  • Phoenix puts her skills to the test in engineering internship

    Jul 28, 2021

    Florida Polytechnic University senior Skylar Rupert is making the most of every educational and professional opportunity available to her this summer as a mechanical intern at TLC Engineering Solutions in Fort Myers, Florida.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Alum finds success with major solar technology company

    Jun 10, 2021

    As an engineer for solar technology company CED Greentech, Zachary "Zeus" Unson '20 helps consumers safely implement the use of solar energy in their homes.

  • New state-of-the-art 3D printers await returning students at Florida Poly

    May 25, 2021

    Florida Polytechnic University's fleet of 3D printers is getting a high-tech boost. The MakerBot Replicators that have long brought student ideas to life are being phased out and replaced with advanced Prusa MK3S+ and Prusa MINI+ printers.

  • Engineering alumna puts skills to work in ARC construction

    May 5, 2021

    As a project engineer with Albireo Energy, Mehgan O'Connor '18 is getting to make her mark on Florida Polytechnic University in a way that is unrivaled by the rest of her graduating class.

  • Q&A: Grit, perseverance speed Jace Cooper to 3-year degree achievement

    Apr 30, 2021

    Jace Cooper '21 set his sights on an early college degree while he was still a student at Palmetto High School in Palmetto, Florida. With discipline, determination, and hard work, Cooper racked up college credits while still in high school and pressed forward with the same enthusiasm toward his mechanical engineering degree from Florida Polytechnic University, earning the bachelor's degree more quickly than his peers.

  • Q&A: Charisma Clarke builds a future with engineering know-how

    Apr 14, 2021

    Charisma Clarke '21 graduates with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering this May. Originally from Nassau, Bahamas, Clarke has stepped up to leadership positions at Florida Polytechnic University, including serving as vice president for the University's chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE). He also has been active in Baptist College Ministries (BCM) and looks forward to fulfilling his childhood dream of becoming an engineer.

  • Florida Poly students win prestigious X-Force fellowships

    Apr 12, 2021

    Florida Polytechnic University students Karun Mackoon '20 and Vanessa Townsend '21 will spend their summer helping the military devise solutions to real-world problems as part of the 2021 cohort of National Security Innovation Network (NSIN) X-Force fellows.

  • SWE offers support and community to Florida Poly women

    Mar 16, 2021

    When Elise Araiza arrived at Florida Polytechnic University in fall 2018, the mechanical engineering major sought out people and organizations with likeminded goals and a desire to support one another.