Florida Atlantic University was founded in 1961, in Boca Raton on an 850-acre site located near the Atlantic Ocean. The campus is conveniently located halfway between Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale and offers a broad range of academic programs, activities, and services. The Boca Raton campus provides an exciting and supportive learning environment for students. The Student Union hosts student activities and meetings. In addition, its 2,500-seat Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium enables students to enjoy performances ranging from rock bands to the Florida Philharmonic Orchestra. The campus supports two cafeterias and has an attractive array of accommodations for its residential students. The Boca Raton campus is also home to FAU's Division I Intercollegiate Athletics program and facilities. Its recreation complex includes an aquatic center, gymnasium, tennis courts, wellness center, track, and a variety of fields for club and intramural sports competition. The five-story S.E. Wimberly Library houses a large collection of monographs, serials, and other academic resources. Computer labs, study lounges, a media center, and tutoring services also provide valuable academic support for students. The Boca Raton campus hosts art exhibits, theatre productions, and concerts in its two galleries and theatre. Visiting performers and speakers add to the artistic and intellectual vibrancy of the campus.
Elan Barenholtz uses behavioral and embedded computational approaches to study the brain and behavior.
Embedded Computational Neural Models Perception and Learning Deep Learning
Executive Director, FAU Brain Institute & Professor, Biomedical Science
Randy Blakely is an expert in molecular neuroscience, focusing on how diseases and drugs impact the function of brain synapses and circuits.
Medications Brain Neuroscience Brain Disease Synapse
Jane Caputi is an expert in contemporary American cultural studies, including popular culture, gender and violence, and ecofeminism.
Feminism Gender and Violence Contemporary American Cultural Studies Popular Culture Ecofeminism
Eric Chiang's research interests include: international economics, economics education, and intellectual property rights.
Econometrics Intellectual Property Rights International Economics Economics Education Macroeconomics
Lynn Eminent Scholar Endowed Professor of Finance
Rebel Cole is an expert in commercial banking, corporate governance, financial institutions, real estate and small-business finance.
Small Business Finance Financial Institutions Commercial Banking Corporate Governance Real Estate
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Kate Detwiler's research focus is on the evolution and conservation of African forest monkeys.
Anthropology Conservation of African Monkeys Molecular Primatology Primate Hybridization Primate Speciation Primate Behavioral Ecology African Monkeys
Associate Professor and Director of the Business and Economics Polling Initiative
Monica Escaleras is an expert in natural disasters and political economy.
Decentralization Business Administration Business and Economics Polling Natural Disasters Political Economy Agricultural Economics Corruption
Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Gregg Fields uses chemistry to answer biological questions, many of which assist in the diagnosis and treatment of major diseases.
Extracellular Matrix Biochemistry Matrix Metalloproteinase Collagen Drug Discovery Protein Biochemistry Chemical Biology Solid Phase Synthesis
Benjamin Hadden is an expert in motivation, attachment, and subjective feelings of readiness, as well as relationship cognitions.
Relationship transitions, self-concept, and health Romantic relationship receptivity and readiness Social and personality psychology Motivation in romantic relationship development Insecurities and relationship quality
William Hahn researches neural networks and deep learning.
Neural Networks Deep Learning Medical Imaging