College of Engineering

Encouraging Students to Pursue an Engineering Education and Career

This NSF-sponsored project provides scholarship for engineering students pursuing degrees in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and software engineering. Working closely with faculty and student mentors, scholarship recipients are involved in multi-disciplinary projects involving unmanned and autonomous systems throughout their four years of undergraduate study.


Massood Towhidnejad Dr. Massood Towhidnejad

Professor of Computer and Software Engineering

Dr. Towhidnejad is the director of the Next -Generation ERAU Applied Research (NEAR) lab. His research interest includes; Software Engineering Education, Software Quality Assurance and Testing, Autonomous Systems, and Air Traffic Management (NextGen). He has served as a PI or Co-PI on number of FAA, industry and government grants and contracts.