Labs and Facilities

  • Academic 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…
  • Advanced Physics Laboratory
    Students in the Astronomy & Astrophysics, Engineering Physics, and Space Physics programs work on experiments and projects in the Advanced Physics Lab as part of their…
  • Aerospace 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…
  • Aging, Perception & Performance Lab
    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
    The Applied Cognition & Training Science Lab investigates human and machine system issues related to expertise and the science and practice of training…
  • Astrophysics Lab
    The Astrophysics Lab is used specifically for research in planetary science and astrophysics. Faculty and students both can observe with the SARA telescopes in Arizona…
  • Biology Lab
    The Biology Lab is the primary space for students taking the introductory laboratory course in Physical Sciences…
  • Chemistry Lab
    With UV/Vis spectrophotometers, FTIR spectrometer, and gas chromatography, the Chemistry Lab is a teaching lab and prep space for student and faculty research…
  • Cybersecurity 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,…
  • Diffuse Emission from Astrophysical Plasmas Lab
    The Diffuse Emission from Astrophysical Plasmas (DEAP) Lab is used to design, build and test the next-generation of wide-field spectrometers to be used on astronomical…
  • Engineering Physics Propulsion Lab
    The long-term goal of the current work in the lab is to develop a spacecraft that could be self-sufficient and support research experiments on the moon, Mars and be…
  • Game-Based Education & Advanced Research Studies (GEARS) Labs
    The GEARS lab is a multidisciplinary group made up of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University students and faculty. Our research efforts focus on using games and simulation…
  • GEARS Virtual Lab
    The Human Factors and Behavioral Neurobiology department houses the GEARS Virtual Lab, a research laboratory devoted to the investigation of performance in virtual…
  • General Physics Laboratory
    The General Physics Laboratories are a suite of rooms supporting the General Education Laboratory component of nearly every major program on campus…
  • Laboratory for Exosphere and Near-Space Environment Studies (LENSES)
    The Laboratory for Exosphere and Near-Space Environment Studies (LENSES) is used to develop extremely sensitive spectroscopic equipment for the study of faint, diffuse…
  • Laboratory for Solar-Magnetosphere-Ionosphere Research (LASMIR)
    The Laboratory for Solar-Magnetosphere-Ionosphere Research (LASMIR) is part of the Center for Space and Atmospheric Research (CSAR) and is located within the Physical…
  • Modern Physics and Microelectronics Laboratory
    Students in the Astronomy & Astrophysics, Engineering Physics, and Space Physics programs work on advanced experiments in the Modern Physics Laboratory…
  • Nanomaterials Lab
    The Nanomaterials Lab is used primarily by Engineering Physics and Aerospace Engineering majors for research, synthesis, and development of nanomaterials…
  • Nonlinear Waves Lab
    The cutting-edge nonlinear waves lab will allow the Embry-Riddle community to lead big data collection in 3-D for tsunamis, rogue waves, water spouts, solitons and rip…
  • Physics & Astronomy Lab, Observatory Control Room & Workshop
    This suite of rooms on the fifth floor of the College of Arts & Sciences building is home to the university’s astronomical observatory, including the 1-meter telescope…
  • Radiation Biology Laboratory
    The Radiation Biology Laboratory studies the genetic and physiological responses of cells to the combined effect of microgravity and space-relevant radiation fluxes…
  • Research 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…
  • Research 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 Telescope
    The centerpiece of the Astronomy and Astrophysics program is the 1-meter diameter Ritchey-Chrétien reflecting telescope. This telescope, built in 2014 and housed atop…
  • Southeastern Association for Research in Astronomy (SARA)
    SARA is a 15-university consortium led by ERAU that operates 1-meter class telescopes for astronomical research and education at Kitt Peak National Observatory in Arizona…
  • Space and Atmospheric Instrumentation Laboratory
    The Space and Atmospheric Instrumentation Laboratory (SAIL) is dedicated to building scientific instruments and technologies that enhance our understanding of Earth's…
  • Space Physics Research Lab (SPRL)
    The primary focus of research done in the Space Physics Research Lab is to investigate the composition, dynamics and electrodynamic processes of the Earth’s middle and…
  • Systems and Human Applied Research Performance (SHARP)
    The Systems and Human Applied Research Performance (SHARP) is an 1100-square-foot space equipped with two flight simulators and PCs intended to collect data from student…

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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.