Student-Built Maritime Robot Could Improve Search-and-Rescue Missions

Nearly three years after a Malaysian airliner vanished over the Indian Ocean with 239 people on board, authorities called off the search last month, deeming it of one of the world’s greatest aviation mysteries. more

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When it comes to intellectual property, obtaining a patent may seem daunting. However, patents can be an important competitive advantage for your business. Dr. Stephanie A. Miller, director of Technology Transfer and Research Park Initiatives at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, explains the importance of securing patents and how to start the process. more
Faculty set the tone by dressing in full Embry-Riddle University regalia as storied honor society Phi Kappa Phi opened their newest chapter at the Prescott campus. The assembly of scholars and students, friends and family, university staff and faculty all gathered for a momentous occasion in Embry-Riddle history: the establishment of the nation's oldest, largest, and most selective all-discipline honor society at Embry-Riddle, and the selection of initiates into their fold. By the ceremony's conclusion, 45 students and seven staff and faculty initiates were honored with admittance to education's most prestigious society. more
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Board of Trustees has named Dr. P. Barry Butler, Executive Vice President and Provost at the University of Iowa, as the sixth president of the world’s leading institution of higher education focusing on aviation, aerospace and research. more


Congratulations to Prescott Aviation Safety Program Manager Brian Roggow, recently selected as a Regional Honoree for the 2017 General Aviation Awards. With eight FAA regions, Roggow is one of the Top-8 nationally in his category, FAA Safety Team (FAAST) Representative of the year. more
I am pleased to announce Ginger Pinholster has joined Embry-Riddle as the university’s Interim Vice President of Marketing and Communications. Ginger’s 34-year career has been largely devoted to science and research writing/editing, with the objective of promoting science, engineering, and innovation throughout the world. I know her expertise in institutional messaging, media relations, crisis communications, and marketing strategy will serve Embry-Riddle well. more