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  • Innovative research creates virtual reality tool to help doctors in training

    Apr 5, 2022

    Dr. Doga Demirel, assistant chair of Florida Polytechnic University's Computer Science Department, is creating a leading-edge virtual reality tool to help doctors learn critical medical procedures commonly performed in emergency rooms, during surgery, and in other medical scenarios.

  • NSF grant funds research at Florida Poly to develop reliable, energy efficient electronic devices

    Mar 24, 2022

    Developing error-resilient and highly energy efficient computing platforms for ultra-low power applications will be the focus of a new research at Florida Polytechnic University funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

  • Canadian scholar advances energy research as visiting Fulbright Chair

    Mar 8, 2022

    Dr. Jing Jiang, a visiting Fulbright Canada Research Chair from the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada, is partnering with Dr. Hisham Mahmood, assistant professor of electrical engineering at Florida Polytechnic University, to research new ways to improve the country's power system resilience.

  • Three Florida Poly professors among world's top 2% of scientists

    Dec 7, 2021

    With research interests in nanomedicine, energy systems, and rare earth element recovery, three Florida Polytechnic University professors have been named to the prestigious global list of top scientists compiled annually by Stanford University.

  • New research on hydrophobic insects could improve future of robotics

    Nov 4, 2021

    The natural adaptations that enable tiny, water-walking insects to withstand the assault of torrential rainstorms could one day make the leap to advances in biomimetic robots thanks to research by a Florida Polytechnic University professor.

  • Florida Poly wins NSF grant to research durability of 3D-printed jet engine materials

    Sep 21, 2021

    With the advanced technology of today's rockets and jet engines, these powerful devices require metal parts that are stronger than ever. An engineering professor at Florida Polytechnic University has received a National Science Foundation grant to research the durability and longevity of the critical metals now used in these ever-changing machines.

  • 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.

  • Professor's research featured in WHO COVID-19 database

    Jan 5, 2021

    Dr. Ajeet Kaushik, assistant professor of chemistry at Florida Polytechnic University, joined scientists around the world in shifting his attention in 2020 toward addressing the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 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.

  • COVID-19-inspired app to help patients communicate through gaze tracking

    Dec 16, 2020

    As the number of intubated COVID-19 patients began increasing across the country this spring, an employee at Lakeland Regional Health whose family member was ill with the disease realized there was a need to make communication easier between these patients and the medical professionals caring for them.