Sustainability

What is Sustainability?

What is Sustainability?

What is Sustainability? The word sustainability is occurring more and more in today’s complex society, and can often invoke both fundamental and complex concepts, But what is sustainability actually? The word sustainability itself is derived from [...]

Degree Program Spotlight: B.S. in Sustainability Studies

Degree Program Spotlight: B.S. in Sustainability Studies

What is Florida Tech’s Bachelor of Science in Sustainability Studies? Leveraging Florida Tech’s commitment to STEM education, our new bachelor’s of science in sustainability studies expands our interdisciplinary approach to education and research. Our B.S. in [...]

Ocean Engineering and Ocean Engineering Management

Ocean Engineering and Ocean Engineering Management

Ocean Engineering in DMES includes research in naval architecture and high-speed small-craft, corrosion and biofouling control, marine materials, ocean observing system design and integration, beach erosion, coastal structures and processes, environmental fluid mechanics, artificial reefs, hydrographic [...]

Wave Energy Technology Becoming a Reality at Florida Institute of Technology

Wave Energy Technology Becoming a Reality at Florida Institute of Technology

——————–By Ocean Engineering student Billy Wells and Dr. Stephen Wood - A group of students from Florida Tech’s ocean engineering program are designing a revolutionary, environmentally friendly ocean wave energy system for home and commercial use. [...]

Studying: the Bane of Every Student’s Existence

Studying: the Bane of Every Student’s Existence

by Melissa Lockwood, Marine Biology with Sustainability minor ’12 It’s that time of the semester again–the end is on the horizon, but the term is far from over. If you’re like me, you are frantically writing [...]

Dude, where’s my phone charger?

Dude, where’s my phone charger?

by Melissa Lockwood, Marine Biology with Sustainability minor ’12 We’ve all done it.  You pack up for vacation and have everything you’ll need–sunscreen, extra socks, rain jacket, somebody to watch the dog. You’ve thought of everything. [...]

Newspaper is the New Wood

Newspaper is the New Wood

by Melissa Lockwood, Marine Biology with Sustainability minor ’12 Did you ever have to do that project in high school with newspaper? You know, the one where the teacher gave you a bunch of newspaper and [...]

Senior Design Showcase – a venue for all of the senior projects: aerospace, biomedical, chemical, civil, computer, mechanical, and ocean engineering

Senior Design Showcase – a venue for all of the senior projects: aerospace, biomedical, chemical, civil, computer, mechanical, and ocean engineering

Senior Design Showcase – By Dr. Stephen Wood - a venue for all of the senior projects across campus to be shown to the world: aerospace, biomedical, civil, mechanical, and ocean engineering students present their completed designs [...]

Leaving Footprints

Leaving Footprints

by Melissa Lockwood, Marine Biology with Sustainability minor ’12 “Rome was not built in a day.” Have you ever wondered where that phrase came from?  According to Wikipedia, it’s the English translation of a 1910 French [...]

Sustainability in Action: Melbourne Music Marathon Goes Green

Sustainability in Action: Melbourne Music Marathon Goes Green

Pictured: Plastic being recycled from the 5k and 8k Saturday race; we had twice the amount of plastic on Sunday.  By Christina Anderson, Marine Biology with Sustainability minor ’13 My first day working the Melbourne Music [...]