NSF awards grant to College of Engineering to help improve disaster management and pandemic recovery

NSF awards grant to College of Engineering to help improve disaster management and pandemic recovery

To improve disaster response and gain a better understanding of a population’s needs and behaviors during a crisis, Florida International University’s College of Engineering and Computing has received a $750,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant. FIU researchers...
From Colombia to FIU to NASA: Sara Rengifo’s journey to becoming an aerospace engineer

From Colombia to FIU to NASA: Sara Rengifo’s journey to becoming an aerospace engineer

With an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering, Sara Rengifo came to the United States from Medellin, Colombia, hoping to start her career. Although she spoke no English and was told time and again that her degree was inconsequential here, she never gave up....