FIU alumna and Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen ’75, MS ’87 congratulated the College of Engineering & Computing from the floor of the House of Representatives March 25. The College is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.

“From using nanotechnology to improve human health to building superior bridges, people’s lives across the country are impacted each and every day in a positive way through FIU’s stem graduates,” Rep. Ros-Lehtinen said.

The College was officially formed in 1984 as the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences. It has more than 120 full-time faculty members, nearly 4,500 students (of which 700 are master’s students and more than 200 study in doctoral programs), and more than 13,000 alumni.