The Transforming Antennas Center (TAC) was recently launched thanks to a $4.8 million grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR). The center held a ribbon cutting this month, which was attended by several government leaders, including Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart, who serves on the Defense Appropriations subcommittee in the House of Representatives. TAC was the vision of Stavros Georgakopoulos, a professor at FIU’s Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, who is the center’s director and inventor of origami antennas. Read more in FIU news.