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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

New Research Detects Potent Neurotoxin in Indian River Lagoon

New Research Detects Potent Neurotoxin in Indian River Lagoon

Saxitoxin, associated with mass die-offs of marine mammals during harmful algal blooms, has been detected in bottlenose dolphins from the IRL estuary.

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Ad Astra Through Electricity

Ad Astra Through Electricity

A new study by a Florida Tech researcher has given insight into future technology that may fuel spacecraft in a way previously unseen.

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Florida Tech Research Providing Jets Parking Solutions

Florida Tech Research Providing Jets Parking Solutions

Through a partnership with the NFL's New York Jets, Florida Tech is examining potential postgame exit strategies at MetLife Stadium.

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Florida Tech Spaceflight Simulation Providing Space Design Research

Florida Tech Spaceflight Simulation Providing Space Design Research

As the space industry furthers spacecraft research, Florida Tech's simulation research will assist companies when designing vehicles for outer space.

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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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