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Florida Tech Motorsports: SAE Mini Baha

Florida Tech Motorsports: SAE Mini Baha

If you are one of those types of people who doesn’t mind getting down in the mud and enjoys driving over anything other than asphalt, then the SAE Mini Baha senior design project is just for [...]

Engineering Meets Panther Football: Senior Design Football Sled

Engineering Meets Panther Football: Senior Design Football Sled

Florida Tech administration and students were really excited to establish our very first panther football team back in my freshman year. With the advancements the football team has made, and this being their second year competing [...]

Google Glass: High Tech with a Florida Tech Touch

Google Glass: High Tech with a Florida Tech Touch

Apart from cars and robots, Florida Tech’s senior design also dives into new and developing technologies in order to further develop and contribute to a possible growing market. In previous years, Florida Tech has worked on [...]

Florida Tech’s Formula SAE Team

Florida Tech’s Formula SAE Team

For the past few years, Florida Tech has invested a very large part of the motorsports budget and dedication into one of the largest collegiate design and race competitions held in various locations around the world: [...]

Let’s Dig! Florida Tech NASAbotics

Let’s Dig! Florida Tech NASAbotics

For the past three years, Florida Tech has been a part of NASA’s annual NASAbotics competition, formerly known as NASA’s Lunabotics competition. Florida Tech has been progressively improving in this competition, moving up in placement from [...]

Florida Tech Mars Rover: Team Olympus

Florida Tech Mars Rover: Team Olympus

This is the very first year that Florida Tech is taking part in Mars Society’s University Rover Challenge. This competition started in 2007 and has occurred annually ever since. The competition allows university teams from all over [...]

Senior Design: Florida Tech Motorsports Drag Car

Senior Design: Florida Tech Motorsports Drag Car

If you like fast cars, getting up to your elbows in motor oil and engineering better, more innovative suspensions, chassis and drive trains, then being a part of FIT Motorsports is just for you. Here at [...]

An Engineer’s Best & Worst Nightmare: Senior Design

An Engineer’s Best & Worst Nightmare: Senior Design

What happens when you give a group of last-year engineering students a minimal budget, nine months and an innovative, brand new engineering concept to be executed? Senior design, that’s what. If you decide to major in [...]

Florida Tech Celebrates Holi

Florida Tech Celebrates Holi

Recently, I participated in something I had never done before (and really hope to do again in the future). Florida Tech’s Student Government Association held a festive Holi celebration in Southgate Fields. Holi is a Hindu festival of colors [...]

Five Ways Dyeing My Hair Pink Influenced My College Experience

Five Ways Dyeing My Hair Pink Influenced My College Experience

Coming back to school from winter break is a whole different ball game than when one comes back from summer vacation. You have the residual exhaustion from the semester before and your stress and tolerance levels [...]