Friday, March 09, 2018
Research Beyond the Wild Blue Yonder

In the near future, when suborbital spacecraft begin traveling to low-Earth orbit, a group of citizen-scientist astronaut candidates who have trained at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - regular people from around the world who have dreamed of going into space - will be on board for some of the first flights. Thanks to Project PoSSUM (Polar Suborbital Science in the Upper Mesosphere), a suborbital research, training and education program based in Boulder, Colorado, that evolved from a NASA-supported flight opportunity, four Embry-Riddle students are a step closer to making the suborbital journey to space. ..

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Friday, February 16, 2018
Embry Riddle's MicaPlex Tenant Censys Technologies Adds Jobs While Advancing UAS Technology

Censys Technologies Corporation, a high-tech startup firm in Embry-Riddle’s John Mica Engineering and Aerospace Innovation Complex (MicaPlex), has added seven jobs over the past year, and it also recently achieved an important milestone in the development of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) technology.  ..

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Monday, December 11, 2017
U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $1 Million to Establish New Aviation and Engineering Research Center in Florida

A new project at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Daytona Beach, Fla., campus, funded by a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce through its Economic Development Administration (EDA), is expected to create 387 new jobs and spur $1.6 million in private investment.  ..

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Saturday, November 11, 2017
Project PoSSUM Selects Two Embry-Riddle Students for NASA-Funded Zero-G Spacesuit Research

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University doctoral student Heidi Hammerstein and undergraduate Commercial Space Operations student Gavin James were among a team of nine Project PoSSUM graduates selected to participate in a series of four NASA-funded microgravity flights on a Boeing 727 reduced gravity aircraft on November 13-17 from Sanford, Fla.  ..

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Monday, September 18, 2017
Embry-Riddle: Researchers Study Ways to Reduce the Spread of Infectious Diseases on Commercial Airliners

When Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University professor Sirish Namilae travels for pleasure or for work, his eyes are focused on how people are boarding the plane and moving through security and other areas of the airport.  ..

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Embry-Riddle Acquires Cray Supercomputer to Advance Research

To advance research by faculty members and graduate students institution-wide, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has installed a Cray® CS™ cluster supercomputer – dubbed Vega – into the Lehman Engineering and Technology Center on the Daytona Beach, Fla., campus.  ..

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Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Embry-Riddle Announces Research Partnership with Defenshield

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has formed a research partnership with Defenshield, a leading developer of technologies focused on active-shooter prevention, entry control and access points, improved hostage negotiations, personnel protection, diplomatic and VIP security, over-watch positions and the immediate establishment of security checkpoints.  ..

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Monday, May 15, 2017
Embry-Riddle Paves the Future for Driverless Cars

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University students and faculty are currently conducting research projects and building autonomous vehicles to improve technology and revolutionize the transportation industry.  ..

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Friday, March 17, 2017
Embry-Riddle: Grants Advance Materials, Aerodynamics, Drone Detection and Space-Weather Prediction

Wireless nanoscale smart sensors that continuously monitor and strengthen composite materials, fundamental insights that could save U.S. aircraft carriers millions of dollars in fuel costs, a drone-detection network and a strategy to more accurately predict space weather may all be coming soon from Embry-Riddle, thanks to new university seed grants.  ..

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Monday, February 06, 2017
Embry-Riddle Partners with FireSpring Fund to Invest $1 Million Toward Innovation, Job Growth in Florida

FireSpring Fund, a nonprofit accelerator of early-stage technology companies in Central Florida, has been selected by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University to receive $1 million to invest in promising new technology companies to help jump-start a thriving Volusia County-based innovation corridor.  ..

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