STEM Excellence Now And Forever

There's a simple reason Florida Tech is known as Florida's STEM UniversityTM.

To put it simply: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math are in our DNA. This makes STEM a driving force behind who we are, what we do, and why we exist.

We put together the following list to help you explore all of the STEM-related academics, activities, and opportunities available at Florida Tech.

STEM Academics

STEM Activities

STEM Opportunities

Women in STEM 

STEM News and Stories

University Researchers Examine a New Frontier for Farming in Space
A recent study at the ORION lab is looking at the feasibility of growing crops in space in a new way.
452 Exercise and Memory
Research by Erikson, Kirk; Voss, Michelle; Prakash, Ruchika; Basak, Chandramallika; Szabo, Amanda; Chaddock, Laura; Kim, Jennifer; Heo, Susie; Alves, Heloisa; White, Siobhan; Wojcicki, Thomas; Mailey, Emily; Vieira, Victoria; Martin, Stephen; Pence, Brandt; Woods, Jeffrey; McAuley, Edward; Kramer, Arthur (2011). Exercise training increases size of hippocampus and improves memory. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,108(7), …
451 Illusion of Positivity
Research by James Collard, Matthew Fuller-Tyskiewicz (2020). Positive irrational beliefs and mental health. Journal of Rational-Emotive & Cognitive-Behavior Therapy. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10942-020-00375-y Written by Robin N. Fatovic M.S. Is it helpful to always look on the bright side? Psychology researchers argued that being overly positive, like thinking one is always in control, successful,and makes no mistakes, can …
Fortune Magazine Ranks Florida Tech Online MBA Among Nation’s Best
The magazine invited more than 200 online MBA programs to participate, and Florida Tech was one of just four Florida schools on the list.
UVC Showing Positive Signs for Biofouling Solution
Recent research has shown the germ-killing light is effective in killing organisms that cause biofouling on ships.
Florida Tech Shark Biologist Featured in Three Programs Now Streaming
Shark biologist Toby Daly-Engel swims with Tiffany Haddish and sharks, and seeks out the world's biggest bull shark, all starting July 11.