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FPL and FIU join forces on innovative solar research facility

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Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) and Florida International University (FIU) today announced a new partnership to build a commercial-scale distributed solar power facility that will both generate electricity for FPL’s 4.8 million customers and serve as an innovative research operation.

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Engineering alumnus to research heart valves at Harvard Medical School

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FIU biomedical engineering alumnus Manuel Salinas ’09, MS ’11, PhD ’14 has joined a team of medical doctors at Harvard Medical School to study the effects of blood flow in the heart.


Breakthrough technology holds potential for treating brain disorders

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A Florida International University professor and his team this month published news of a scientific breakthrough that could lead to the noninvasive treatment of Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.


Celebrating 30 years of excellence

“Thirty years ago, our college was established with the promise of public access to the best public engineering education in South Florida, the dream of serving as the engine for economic development of Miami-Dade, and the hope of engineering a better future for our community.” Amir Mirmiran, dean of the college and Vasant H. Surti Professor of Civil Engineering.