FIU’s commitment to research with real world impact has gotten a boost — a big one.

The Florida Congressional delegation has helped secure $24 million in research earmarks for the university. In addition, members of Congress were also successful at securing increases of over $40 million at the university’s request for critical research agencies that support FIU research initiatives.

Of the $64 million, approximately $40 million are associated with the Department of Defense, a critical agency and research area for the university’s College of Engineering and Computing.

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