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Research at Florida Tech

Research at Florida Tech

Our offices are dedicated to providing support and the proper infrastructure to facilitate the successful outcome for seeking and securing funded research.  Whether it is with Federal, State, local Agencies or one of our many corporate/industry partners, we are dedicated to research across the University.  Our goal is to bring people together, fostering discoveries and globally impacting our world.  

Ad Astra Research

Finding Worth in The Waste

Finding Worth in The Waste

Through multiple projects, Florida Tech research is analyzing ways to turn organic waste into chemical energy and filters for wastewater.

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Mission Complete: Crew 219 returns from the Mars Desert Research Station

Mission Complete: Crew 219 returns from the Mars Desert Research Station

Composed solely of Florida Tech Astrobiological Research and Education Society students, Crew 219 visited the Mars Desert Research Station in January.

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After a Hurricane, Alumna Gets Help from Her Alma Mater

After a Hurricane, Alumna Gets Help from Her Alma Mater

Initiated by a Florida Tech alumna and Grand Bahama Island native, researchers are examining the impact of the island's flooding after Hurricane Dorian.

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Protecting the Playing Field

Protecting the Playing Field

With backing from the Partnership for Clean Competition, new Florida Tech research may help provide an improved steroid test for anti-doping agencies.

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Faculty Highlight

Deborah Carstens, Ph.D.

Deborah Carstens, Ph.D.
Graduate Program Chair, Professor of Aviation Human Factors & Professor of Human-Centered Design

Geoffrey Swain, Ph.D.

Geoffrey Swain, Ph.D.
Professor of Oceanography and Ocean Engineering

Jignya Patel, Ph.D.

Jignya Patel, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Information Systems

Steven Lazarus, Ph.D.

Steven Lazarus, Ph.D.
Professor, Ocean Engineering and Marine Sciences

Jessica L. Wildman (Wildones), Ph.D.

Jessica L. Wildman (Wildones), Ph.D.
Associate Professor, School of Psychology

Research News and Stories

Florida Tech Researchers Find Megadroughts Fueled Cloud Forest Activity

Florida Tech Researchers Find Megadroughts Fueled Cloud Forest Activity

The research also finds that water quality improved after land returned to natural state, indicating some damaging ecosystem impacts are reversible.

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