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Innovation

About Innovation at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. ↖ This heading is for screen readers and wont be visible on the page.

At Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, innovation is at the heart of everything we do. From research in aviation and aerospace technology to cutting-edge advancements in uncrewed systems and space exploration, our institution thrives on pushing the boundaries of what's possible. Through collaborative projects, interdisciplinary initiatives and state-of-the-art facilities, we foster an environment where ideas take flight.
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  • The Society of Women Engineers at Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus is dedicated to the equal opportunity of women in the engineering workplace, as well as promoting the study of engineering.

    SWE Looks Back at a Year of Empowering Women and Creating Communities
  • While earning her degree in Forensic Psychology, Alexandra Houston has gotten involved in crucial research on Embry-Riddle's Prescott Campus.

    Navigating Neurodiversity and Law Enforcement
  • Imagine having a support network for every essay, speech, research project or presentation. The Virtual Communication Lab is your secret weapon for conquering communication challenges.

    VECTOR’s Virtual Communication Lab
  • Embry‑Riddle equips students with skills necessary for flying drones and handling autonomous systems through the Residency Program.

    Setting Course: Uncrewed and Autonomous Systems Residency Program
  • Embry‑Riddle’s unique Bachelor of Science in Communication blends essential communication skills with a foundation in STEM.

    What Makes Embry‑Riddle’s Communication Program Stand Out?
  • By conducting applied biological research on bed bugs, Raelyn Yoshioka is learning fundamental skills that will aid her in her future career.

    Applied Biology Student Uses Research to Propel into a Future in Medicine
  • Mechanical Engineering student Arjun Menon is working with fellow ASME club members on a traction control device to help make motorcycles safer.

    Mechanical Engineering Student Taps Into Club Support for Motorcycle Safety Project
  • Embry‑Riddle’s entrepreneurship courses and the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship provide students with tools and support to make innovative ideas reality.

    From Space to Startups
  • Kirsten Bauernschmidt is earning an M.S. in Human Factors at Embry‑Riddle and is on the team at Relativity Space that launched the world’s first 3-D printed rocket.

    Embry Riddle Student Helps Launch Worlds First 3D Printed Rocket
  • You won’t find these unique and innovative graduate programs anywhere else!

    Graduate Programs Offered Exclusively at Embry‑Riddle
  • The Omics Lab at Embry‑Riddle gives student researchers the chance to explore the effects of space travel on the human body.

    Omics Lab is a Hub for Aerospace Physiology Exploration
  • Hailey Murray chose to study Space Physics at Embry‑Riddle because she was excited about learning and growing within the field. Now, she has not only grown, but flourished.

    Pure Math and Space Physics
  • The STAR Lab at Embry‑Riddle offers students the chance to be part of cutting-edge research using human subjects to investigate and better understand the psychology of teams.

    Next Level Labs
  • Alex Britton is the CEO of his own LLC, CerebriTech, researching real-time concussion detection in athletes.

    Student CEO is Making a Difference
  • SAIL has a long history of research and engineering milestones that have helped students land rewarding careers with stellar employers that include Google, Lockheed Martin and more.

    Next Level Labs: Space and Atmospheric Instrumentation Lab (SAIL)
  • At Embry‑Riddle's Prescott, AZ, campus, we are committed to providing students with opportunities to engage in hands-on, faculty-led research in their chosen fields.

    Undergraduate Research and Discovery at the Prescott Campus
  • The world of cybersecurity is vast and ever-growing. With Embry‑Riddle's cybersecurity degree programs, students can explore their unique interests while gaining invaluable skills and experience for a successful future.

    See Yourself in Cybersecurity
  • Computer Engineering major and international graduate Teja Tiriveedhi took advantage of Embry‑Riddle's many academic and social opportunities to help enrich his academics and adjust to life in a new country. 

    Computer Engineering: Building a Nest of Opportunities
  • Air Traffic Management student Connor Cook found his true passion for aviation after arriving at Embry‑Riddle’s Prescott Campus.

    Air Traffic Management Student Explores the Other Side of the Radio
  • Launch your dream career toward space exploration at Embry‑Riddle Aeronautical University.

    Find Your Place in Space
  • Aeronautical Science student Peter Cuthbert is using Embry‑Riddle’s leading-edge technology to pursue his dream of becoming a pilot.

    Aeronautical Science Student is Flying High Thanks to Embry-Riddle's Technology
  • Business students from all Embry‑Riddle’s three campuses enjoyed a unique opportunity thanks to the university’s relationship with The Boeing Company.

    Business Students Learn Lessons Directly From Boeing in Special Program
  • Aerospace Engineering student Marielle Lenehan capitalized on her SCUBA diving experience for an opportunity of a lifetime.

    Aerospace Engineering Student Explores the Best of Both Worlds
  • Aeronautical Science major Michael Bouchard is working to give local students the chance to learn more about aviation careers.

    Aeronautical Science Major Helps Young People Put Wings on Their Dreams
  • Embry‑Riddle offers full range of labs for hands-on experience.

    There's a Lab for That
  • Bella Memeo’s pursuit of an Aeronautical Science degree is getting a boost from the artwork she creates to help her learn.

    Boeing Scholar Uses Artwork to Elevate Her Flight Training
  • Discovering the impact of space flight on the human body. 

    Spaceflight on the Brain
  •  Electrical Engineering major Chloeleen Mena worked on the Mars Helicopter during an internship at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

    Electrical Engineering Student Gets Her Hands on the Mars Helicopter