The Department of Mathematics & Physical and Life Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences oversees undergraduate mathematics, computer science, statistics, physics, biology, environmental science, astronomy, chemistry, and weather courses required by all three colleges.
Additionally, the department is responsible for the basic undergraduate research course that supports Embry-Riddle’s IGNITE initiative. It also administers the placement exam that assesses the mathematics competency of incoming students.
The department’s dedicated faculty members have wide-ranging experience not just in education, but also in professional applications in the areas they teach.
Submissions from 2018
Propeller Design Requirements for Quadcopters Utilizing Variable Pitch Propellers, Ian R. McAndrew, Elena Navarro, and Ken Witcher
Submissions from 2017
Increasing Student Interactions With Learning Objectives, Emily Kaye Faulconer
Twin-Wing Design Options Used for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to Achieve High Altitudes at Low Speeds, Ian R. McAndrew, Elena Vishnevskaya, and Andrew Carruthers
Multi-Choice Questions and Their Problems When Used for Assessment of Aircraft Engineers Education, Ian R. McAndrew, Ken L. Witcher, Elena Navarro, and Peter Foreman
Submissions from 2016
Glide Effects on Low Speed Unmanned Aerial Vehicles with Ice Formation, I. McAndrew, K. Witcher, and E. Navarro
Submissions from 2014
Low Speed Re-Fuelling of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Using the Drogue System, Ian R. McAndrew and Elena Navarro