Meet Lisa Greenberg, Senior Instructor of Mathematics
Lisa Greenberg, a Senior Instructor of Mathematics, oversees Math Boot Camp for the University, helping create a foundation for students to develop higher level math skills. Learn more about Math Boot Camp.
Student Spotlight: Quantum Drone Team Lead, Alexandra Decesare
Alexandra Decesare is pursuing her B.S. in Physics, working with Warner Miller, Ph.D., in the Quantum Optics Lab. “I am the team lead for the Quantum Drone team. We are developing specialized drones for use in quantum communication and cryptography.”  Read more.
Apply Now for Spring 2020 Scholarships
Deadline to Apply: February 21, 2020

College of Science General Scholarships available for students:
  • Dean Perry College of Science Graduate Scholarship (Spring only)
  • Sarajedini Family Scholarship
  • Science Graduate Research Support Scholarship
  • Stuyvesant Legacy of Excellence in STEM Scholarship Fund (Financial Aid Based Award)

For more information about these scholarships and others, and to apply, visit the  College of Science Scholarships web page. For questions, contact
2020 Frontiers in Science Public Lecture Series
Join us at the 2020 FAU Frontiers in Science Public Lecture Series! We have experts this season from a range of scientific disciplines who are coming to FAU to speak about: artificial intelligence and machine learning, the geology of glaciers, the biology of extreme movement, how mathematical modeling is changing the world, understanding the Big Bang, a look inside nanomachines, and more! View the February talks below:
February 7

“From Fast to Ultra-Fast: The Biological World of Extreme Movement

Sheila Patek, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Biology Department, Duke University

Time: 4:00 p.m.
February 21

“Digital Dinosaurs and Diseases”

Ryan Carney, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Digital Science and National Geographic Emerging Explorer, University of South Florida

Time: 4:00 p.m.
FAU Geologist Says Earthquake Risk is Low
David Warburton, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Geosciences, is interviewed by WPTV to discuss the earthquake between Cuba and Jamaica, which provided tremors that were felt in parts of Miami. Read more.
Groundbreaking Neuroscience Discovery
Assistant Professor of Psychology, and member of the Center for Complex Systems and Brain Sciences, William Alexander, Ph.D., part of groundbreaking neuroscience discovery. Read more.
Author and National Geographic Explorer M Jackson, Ph.D., Speaks at FAU
Thanks to author, glaciologist, National Geographic Society Explorer, and TED Fellow, M Jackson, Ph.D., who joined us on Friday, January 24, to explore “The Secret Lives of Glaciers.” View photos.
Electrocardiogram Technician Course
Interested in working in the health field?

The Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician Course will prepare you to work as an EKG technician in hospital, clinics, doctor's offices and other health care facilities. After completing this course you will be able to analyze cardiac rhythms and 12 lead EKGs.

Register online today at
Art of Science Gallery Exhibition
Celebrate the opening of the art exhibition of the finalists in the 2019 Art of Science photo contest on Tuesday, February 18 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Schmidt Center Art Gallery. Register here
Meet the Shark Expert: Stephen Kajiura Featured in Boca Raton Magazine
Photo courtesy of Boca Raton Magazine.
Boca Raton Magazine dives into how Stephen Kajiura, Ph.D., Professor of Biological Sciences, aims to reduce beachgoers' fear when it comes to the annual migration of thousands of sharks off the local coastline. Kajiura explains, “As residents down here, we should be delighted when we see the sharks, because it’s really indicative that we have a healthy ecosystem. It should be viewed as something we’re proud of.” Read more.
In the News
35th Annual Everglades Coalition

Director and Professor of the Environmental Sciences Program, Dale Gawlik, Ph.D., served on a panel for “Lake Okeechobee Management: The Big Water,” at the 35th Annual Everglades Coalition Conference in January. Gawlik joined peers from groups such as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Audubon Florida. The panel provided science-based dialogue on the management of Lake Okeechobee, and its relation to the health of the Everglades ecosystem. 
FAU Geoscientist Featured

Molluscan paleontology and stratigraphy of high latitude regions, to biogeographic and evolutionary consequences of climate change, those are some of the research interests of Associate Professor of Geology, Anton Oleinik, Ph.D. Oleinik's research brings him around the world, from the North Pacific to underwater sites in Florida and the Carribean. Read more.
Sponsored Research Awards
Carmen Varela, Ph.D.
Whitehall Foundation Inc., $75,000 

Dale Gawlik, Ph.D.
United States Geological Survey, $315,493 
Mónica Rosselli, Ph.D.
University of Miami, $79,120 
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