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New awards, patents and opportunities for research

From life-saving enhancements in healthcare technologies to innovations in space exploration, advancements in communications to groundbreaking inventions in biomedical engineering and artificial intelligence, FIU engineers are on the cutting-edge, progressively developing a myriad of innovations in direct response to real-world problems.


total annual research awards FY 2020


per principal investigator


research laboratories, centers and institutes


44 Patents

Issued in FY 2019 - 2020


Find out what else our faculty and researchers accomplished this year.


FIU is a top 50 public research university

FIU’s College of Engineering & Computing is also ranked:

*According to the American Society for Engineering Education (2018)


in engineering degrees awarded to Hispanics


in computer engineering degrees awarded


in engineering degrees awarded to African Americans


in civil engineering degrees awarded


in engineering degrees awarded to women


in computer science degrees


in electrical engineering degrees awarded

Moss Department of Construction Management ranked #2 for best construction school in Florida By, 2018

Ranked #43 for “Best Online Master's in Engineering Programs” by U.S. News & World Report

At FIU, we focus on REAL
students with REAL goals and
REAL responsibilities, rooted
in the realities of today.

REAL breaks records with a multidisciplinary mindset

New degree

Bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity, complimenting existing master’s degree in cybersecurity

Total number of degrees available:







Degrees awarded:


bachelor's degree awarded


master's degree awarded


Ph.D. degrees awarded


total engineering and computing degrees awarded

Students in the workforce

College collaborations with industry partners are the starting point for student success. Learn more about what our students and alumni are accomplishing in the workforce and how college partnerships are bolstering their success.

Connecting in crisis

Now more than ever, our responsibility has been to our community. During a year of unprecedented events and social unrest, our impact wasn’t limited to COVID-19 relief. Our faculty set their sights on broadening participation in STEM at HBCUs and using data to understand social media influence.