FIU Researcher part of team that has developed new miniature heart

 

Arvind Agarwal, chair of FIU’s Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering and director of the Advanced Materials Engineering Research Institute, is part of an interdisciplinary research team that has made a significant breakthrough with the development of a miniature heart chamber, created from nanoengineered parts and human heart tissue.

FIU programs ranked in the top 50 among public universities in the U.S. by QS World University Rankings

 

The rankings are in, and FOUR of FIU’s College of Engineering and Computing’s degree programs ranked in the TOP 50 among public universities in the U.S. according to World University Rankings.

Dr.Berrin Tansel Receives Turkish Science Academy Award

Congratulations to Berrin Tansel, professor of environmental engineering and undergraduate program director in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, for being elected to the Science Academy (Turkish) for her distinguished contributions in the field of environmental research, particularly for development of innovative processes for water treatment and waste management to reduce pollution loads in coastal systems.

Nicholas Gonzalez was awarded the Outstanding Student Leader of the Year Award from the Division of Academic and Student Affair. 

Nicholas Gonzalez, a @FIUSCIS computer science major and president of @upefiu was awarded the Outstanding Student Leader of the Year Award from the Division of Academic and Student Affairs. The award recognizes integrity, leadership and teamwork. On behalf of Dean John Volakis and #FIUCEC, congratulations, Nicholas!

JEDI Ambassadors in the College of Engineering & Computing conduct research, work within the community to diversify the field

 

JEDI stands for Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, and FIU students are looking to interest a broad swath of youngsters in STEM education while creating a welcoming atmosphere in general.

 

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FIU receives $12.8M NSF grant to design an extreme wind, surge and wave testing facility

The U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $12.8 million four-year cooperative agreement to Florida International University’s Extreme Events Institute to support the design of a national full-scale testing facility capable of wind speeds of up to 200 miles per hour, combined with a water basin to simulate storm surge and wave action.

Knight Foundation, FIU to accelerate growth of Miami’s tech ecosystem, name School of Computing and Information Sciences

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FIU launches new master’s degree in the Internet of Things (IoT)

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Arvind Agarwal elevated to Fellow of The American Ceramic Society

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Naphtali Rishe receives prestigious IBM Global Academic Award

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During a career expo hosted by the Moss School of Construction, Infrastructure and Sustainability, he obtained an internship with Suffolk Construction, giving him hands-on experience in the field.

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TRINA FLETCHER FIGHTS FOR EQUITY IN STEM

As a graduate of a Historically Black College and University (HBCU), Trina Fletcher is aware of the impact the coronavirus pandemic is having on HBCUs and other minority-serving institutions (MSIs).

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TRINA FLETCHER FIGHTS FOR EQUITY IN STEM

Trina Fletcher is aware of the impact the coronavirus pandemic is having on HBCUs and other minority-serving institutions (MSIs).

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