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…
  • 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…
  • 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
    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…
  • Biology Lab
    The Biology Lab is the primary space for students taking the introductory laboratory course in Physical Sciences…
  • Center for Applied Physics, Control, and Optimization (CAPCO)
    CAPCO's goal is to conduct advanced research in applied physics and applied mathematics, especially in nonlinear control and optimization…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • 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,…
  • 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…
  • 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 by undergraduate and graduate students to develop extremely sensitive spectroscopic equipment…
  • 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
    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…
  • 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 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 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…
  • Aviation Human Factors LabSystems and Human Applied Research Performance (SHARP)
    The Systems and Human Applied Research Performance (SHARP) focuses on evaluating how people interact with aircraft or with the unique problems associated with aviat…

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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.