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Aug. 14, 2019
FAU produced a pilot series of educational videos designed to engage middle and high school students in computer science and engineering. The series features talented local students demonstrating basic principles of electronics, as well as showing off some of their own personal projects. READ MORE .
Increase in Accidental Infant Deaths in Bed

Published in the Maternal and Child Health Journal , studies from Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine show that accidental suffocation and strangulation infant deaths have tripled between 1999 and 2016. READ MORE.
Scientists Challenging Reporting Rules

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is delaying the rule that basic studies of human subjects can qualify as clinical trials in ClinicalTrials.gov, so the agency can explore other ways to report the research. The controversy covers new requirements for registering and reporting results from NIH-funded clinical studies that did not test drugs or other potential treatments. READ MORE.
Featured Book of the Week

"Radar Rainfall Data Estimation and Use" was authored by Ramesh Teegavarapu, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatics Engineering in the College of Engineering and Computer Science. The book looks at the basic philosophy and principles for estimating and analyzing radar rainfall data and analyzing data.

Have You Recently Published a Book?

The research communications team wants to hear about your recently published (after June 2019) book, book chapter or co-authored book or book chapter, for possible inclusion in the upcoming Owl Research & Innovation magazine and/or newsletter. Submit your information  here.
Recent Happenings
Celebrating the NSF Career Proposal Submissions

The Division of Research recently hosted a breakfast celebration to acknowledge those who submitted National Science Foundation (NSF) Career proposals. NSF Career proposals are unlike any other program and takes months of planning, drafting and redrafting, according to Jeanne M. Viviani, far left, director of Research Development. To view the list of faculty who submitted a proposal, CLICK HERE.
Honored for Analyzing Medicare Advantage

Charles Yang, associate professor of finance in the College of Business and Kaye Family Research Fellow, recently co-presented research at the 2019 health meeting of the Society of Actuaries, the world's largest actuarial professional organization. The study focused on on Medicare savings and data envelopment analysis approaches to Medicare cost efficiency.

The society also honored Yang with their North American Actuarial Journal Annual Prize for an article analyzing Medicare advantage and accountable care organizations. READ MORE .
Reminders
Hot off the Presses

The Division of Research is now distributing the fall 2019 issue of Owl Research and Innovation magazine soon.

If you would like to request copies for events, meetings, conferences, etc., click here .
Best of the Best

Be sure to reserve your spot at the 2019 FAU Research Showcase, slated for Sept. 26 and 27, set to highlight FAU's best of the best research, academics and innovation.

This year's event will begin with a panel of experts discussing the new field of artificial intelligence or AI. And the event continues with researchers from across the university talk about how their research impacts our community - both in our region and around the world.  Watch Video.

Unlock the Power of FAU's Research Hub

Connect, collaborate and find research funding by joining the hundreds of faculty and students who have signed up for the FAU Research Hub.

The hub is a new web and mobile platform that connects researchers with students, collaborators and funding opportunities. Investigators are encouraged to post projects in just minutes. LEARN MORE. 
Recent Sponsored Research Awards
Investigator Name and Project
Sponsor Name and Total Anticipated Funding
Myeongsub Kim
Investigation of Nucleate Boiling Mechanisms Using 3D Transient Temperature Mapping
National Science Foundation (NSF)
$306,758
Michael DeGiorgio
Identifying Complex Modes of Adaptation from population-genomic data
National Institute of Health (NIH)
$1,357,373
Loisa Kerwin
2019 Conference Support Services for DEP's Public Land Acquisition & Management (PLAM) Conference: COORDINATION
Florida Department of Environmental Protection
$34,650
Lisa Wiese
Detecting Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias in Rural Underserved Communities through Community Based Participatory Research
National Institute of Health (NIH)
$379,242
Gabriel Barbarite
Purchase of a 36 Passenger Pontoon Boat for HBOI Public Tours and Other Outreach
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Foundation, Inc.
$150,000
Brian Lapointe
Caloosahatchee River - North Fort Myers Nutrient and Bacteria Source
Lee County
$89,966
2 to 3 p.m., TOMORROW , Boca Raton Public Library
4 p.m., Sept. 10, MC-17 Room 119, Jupiter Campus
6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Sept. 25, The Addison, Boca Raton
SAVE THE DATE: Nov. 18-19, Boston, Massachusetts
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