Department of Defense grants to support robotics, optical communication, advanced device packaging

The FIU College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) has received three awards totaling $1.69 million from the Department of Defense (DoD) to support research, education and DoD objectives.

FIU received the awards as part of the 2022 DoD Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority-Serving Institutions Research and Education Program.

“We have an important, longstanding partnership with the Department of Defense that not only supports the multidisciplinary research we do, but also the academic enrichment of our diverse student body,” said John L. Volakis, dean of the College of Engineering and Computing and professor of electrical and computer engineering. “We are grateful for the DoD’s continued collaboration and generous award of state-of-the-art equipment that will support significant DoD research priorities.”

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