• 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…
  • People study a model of a human heartAerospace Physiology Lab
    The Aerospace Physiology lab is equipped to study astronaut physiological issues such as hypoxia, vestibular function (orientation, forces of flight, nausea, balance)…
  • Student uses Tobii Pro eye tracker in testAging, Perception & Performance Lab
    The Aging, Perception & Performance Lab (APPL) is interested in aging, perception, and the performance of complex everyday tasks like driving…
  • Embry-Riddle students Hailey Mumpower and Linda Delgado work with Dr. Alesha Fleming, Associate Professor in Anatomy and Physiology, in the Anatomy and Physiology laboratory dissecting cow hearts and eyes as well as studying models of the human leg, arm, and brain.Anatomy and Physiology Lab
    The Anatomy and Physiology Lab serves to support upper level biology courses such as Anatomy and Physiology and Behavioral Neuroscience…
  • 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…
  • A student works on a computer in the Astrophysics and Controls LabAstrophysics 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…
  • Animal skeleton in the Biology LabBiology and Organic Chemistry Lab
    The Biology Lab is the primary space for students taking the introductory and specialized laboratory courses in Life Sciences…
  • A student looks through a microscopeChemistry 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 and Assured Systems Engineering (CyBASE) Center
    CyBASE hosts a group of researchers composed of faculty members from different programs as well as professionals from different departments at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical…
  • 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…
  • Aerospace Engineering seniors Francisco Pastrana and Patrick Serafin pictured with an autonomous spacecraft that a team of students designed and built in the Engineering Physics Propulsion Lab (EPPL) in the College of Arts and Sciences. New virtual reality software designed in the lab was also recently added along with equipmentEngineering 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…
  • Ritchey-Chretien Reflecting TelescopeERAU Campus Observatory
    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…
  • GEARS Lab studentsGame-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…
  • Virtual Environments LabGEARS 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 StudiesLaboratory 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…
  • A professor and a student conduct research inside the Nonlinear Waves LabNonlinear Waves Laboratory
    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…
  • Omics Lab for Health and Human Performance
    The Omics Lab for Health and Human Performance will perform various nucleotide based omics analysis on various organisms from bacteria to plants and animals, including…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • Ph.D. student William Shelstadt demonstrates a Microsoft HoloLens augmented reality headset using an application of a heart model and control gestures in the Human Factors User Experience Lab.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…
  • Small Teams Analog Research Lab
    The STAR Lab researches teamwork and the factors that influence its performance…
  • Southeastern Association for Research in Astronomy (SARA) telescopeSoutheastern 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…
  • Engineering Physics students peer into a newly-commissioned glow discharge plasma chamber in the Space and Atmospheric Instrumentation Lab. The 360-degree view chamber contains argon plasma created by a discharge between two electrodes with a 600V potential difference.Space and Atmospheric Instrumentation Laboratory
    SAIL is part of the Center for Space and Atmospheric Research (CSAR) and is located within the Physical Sciences Department of Embry-Riddle’s Daytona beach campus. SAIL…
  • Omics LabSpace Microbiology Lab
    The Space Microbiology Laboratory studies the genetic and physiological responses of cells to the combined effect of microgravity and space-relevant radiation fluxe…
  • Students work in the Space Physics Research LabSpace 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…

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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.