FIU’s College of Engineering & Computing is committed to providing quality education, problem-solving research, and community engagement through local relevance, national visibility, and global exposure. As an educational leader in a changing economic, technological, and social environment, and as the research engine of the university, the college is proud of its growth and accomplishments in recent years. Our research expenditures have more than doubled from FY2012 to FY2020 ($17.4 million to $34.5 million), and the number of patents awarded to our faculty has increased almost 6 folds. Furthermore, our ASEE and NSF HERD rankings have seen significant improvements. We rank #1 in the continental U.S. in awarding bachelor’s degrees to Hispanic students and #6 in awarding bachelor’s degrees to African-Americans (source: ASEE 2019). Please view the infographics on this page to learn more about our points of pride, facts and figures.

  • Nearly 40% increase in female students enrolled in engineering and computer science programs at FIU since AY2016-17
  • 21% female teaching and research faculty
  • Ranked among the top 50 in the nation for the number of bachelor degrees awarded to women
  • 20% undergraduate degrees in AY2018-19 were awarded to women (national average is 22.5%*)
  • 30% master’s degrees in AY2018-19 were awarded to women (national average is 27.3%*)
  • 28% doctoral degrees in AY2018-19 were awarded to women (national average is 24.1%*)

*Source: American Society for Engineering Association (ASEE) 2019 Engineering Statistics 

College of Engineering and Computing is proud of its distinguished faculty, who are leaders in their fields. Please click on the button below to see a select list of their achievements and recognition nationwide.

Faculty Recognition & Achievements