Labs and Facilities

  • students in the Academic Advancement CenterAcademic Advancement Center
    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is dedicated to ensuring that its students have the resources they need to excel academically. Students who need academic assistance…
  • students in the Aerospace Physiology LabAerospace Physiology Lab
    The Aerospace Physiology Laboratory is equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation in human physiology and biochemistry as well as neurobiology to train students in…
  • an older woman driving a carAging Perception Performance
    The Aging, Perception & Performance Lab (APPL) is interested in aging, perception, and the performance of complex everyday tasks like driving…
  • Applied Cognition & Training Science Lab studentsApplied Cognition & Training Science Lab
    The Applied Cognition and Training Science Lab investigates issues related to expertise and the science and practice of training…
  • Astrophysics and Controls Lab studentsAstrophysics and Controls Lab
    One of two primary locations for student learning and research in Astronomy and Astrophysics, this lab supports both student and faculty research…
  • Atmospheric Physics Research Lab (APRL)
    The Atmospheric Physics Research Lab helps support atmospheric research by providing a workspace for the design, construction, and testing of instruments for space…
  • Aviation Human Factors LabAviation Human Factors
    The Aviation Human Factors Lab focuses on evaluating how people interact with aircraft or with the unique problems associated with aviation…
  • Biology and Chemistry LabsBiology and Chemistry Labs
    The Biology and Chemistry labs provide a hands-on learning space for students taking Physical Sciences courses…
  • Center for Applied Physics, Control, and Optimization labCenter for Applied Physics, Control, and Optimization (CAPCO)
    CAPCO's goal is to build and sustain virtual strategic clusters of advanced research based on complex nonmainstream results in applied physics and applied mathematics,…
  • Control Design Lab studentsControl Design Lab
    The Control Design Lab supports teaching and research in control area of both faculty and graduate students in the Engineering Physics program…
  • Creekside ObservatoryCreekside Observatory
    The Creekside Observatory behind the Lehman Engineering and Technology Center is used to support courses in Astronomy, Astrophysics, and Planetary Science, as well as…
  • Cybersecurity Virtual Lab logoCybersecurity Virtual Lab
    The Cybersecurity Virtual Lab is one of the technology resources in the Department of Security Studies & International Affairs. The virtual lab provides students, faculty,…
  • Engineering Physics and Space Physics labEngineering Physics and Space Physics I and III Lab
    The Engineering Physics & Space Physics I and III Lab is a hands-on space where students taking the lab courses for Physics I and III come to work. This space is used…
  • GEARS Lab studentsGame-Based Education & Advanced Research Studies (GEARS) Labs
    The GEARS Lab explores how games and simulation in both Virtual Environments and Small Team Research Lab can be used to understand individuals and enhance education and…
  • Laboratory for Exosphere and Near-Space Environment StudiesLaboratory for Exosphere and Near-Space Environment Studies (LENSES)
    The Laboratory for Exosphere and Near-Space Environment Studies (LENSES) is used by undergraduate and graduate students to develop extremely sensitive spectroscopic equipment…
  • Laser Darkroom
    The Laser Darkroom is a space for teaching advanced physics experiments, projects in optics and high-powered laser use, and other experiments requiring darkness or special…
  • Nanomaterials LabNanomaterials Lab
    The Nanomaterials Lab is used primarily by Engineering Physics and Aerospace Engineering majors for research, synthesis, and development of nanomaterials. The lab includes…
  • the college of arts and sciencesNonlinear Waves Lab
    The Computational Mathematics department has brought cutting edge nonlinear wave labs to the Embry-Riddle community. Their efforts allow students, faculty and industry…
  • Physics & Astronomy Lab, Observatory Control Room & Workshop
    A suite of rooms on the fifth floor of the College of Arts & Sciences building makes up the home for the university’s new astronomical observatory. These rooms include…
  • Physics Technical Support and Lab Management
    The Physics Technical Support room provides space for the storage, repair, and testing of the Department of Physical Sciences' teaching laboratory and demonstration equipment. Situated…
  • health care professionalsResearch Engineering and Applied Collaborations in Healthcare (REACH) Lab
    The REACH Lab enhances medical systems by investigating a variety of patient safety issues in collaborations with clinical experts. We partner with professionals in academic…
  • two people doing user testingResearch in User eXperience Lab (RUX)
    The Research in User eXperience (RUX) lab investigates issues related to user experience and usability of software, products, and processes…
  • Ritchey-Chretien Reflecting TelescopeRitchey-Chretien Reflecting Telescope
    The newest addition to the new Astronomy and Astrophysics program is the 1-meter (1-m) Ritchey-Chrétien reflecting telescope. The new telescope, housed in the new College…
  • Southeastern Association for Research in Astronomy (SARA)Southeastern Association for Research in Astronomy (SARA)
    SARA is a 12-university consortium led by ERAU that operates 1-meter class telescopes for astronomical research and education at Kitt Peak National Observatory in Arizona…
  • Space Physics Research Lab studentsSpace Physics Research Lab (SPRL)
    The Space Physics Research Lab is used primarily by faculty and students for basic research, emphasizing ground-based measurements of optical emissions associated with…

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Embry-Riddle is part of the SARA Consortium (Southeastern Association for Research in Astronomy) composed of more than 13 member colleges. The SARA consortium operates two telescopes: the 0.9-m SARA-North at Kitt Peak in Arizona, and the 0.6-m SARA-South at Cerro Tololo in Chile. For more information visit the Sara Observatory.