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....
Deidra Hodges appointed chair of electrical and computer engineering

Deidra Hodges appointed chair of electrical and computer engineering

Deidra Hodges, an associate professor with expertise in photovoltaics and solar energy, has been named chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at FIU’s College of Engineering and Computing. She is the first Black professor to serve as a...
Shubhendu Bhardwaj named 2021 William R. Jones Outstanding Mentor Florida Education Fund (FEF)

Shubhendu Bhardwaj named 2021 William R. Jones Outstanding Mentor Florida Education Fund (FEF)

Congratulations to Shubhendu Bhardwaj, assistant professor in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, for being awarded the 2021 William R. Jones Outstanding Mentor Award by the Florida Education Fund. After reviewing a nomination made by Dieff Vital,...

FIU College of Engineering and Computing celebrates real triumphs of Fall 2021 graduates

Over the weekend, the FIU College of Engineering and Computing celebrated the graduation of nearly 800 students during three outdoor ceremonies, including graduates who were recognized as Real Triumphs Graduates for their achievements in the classroom and in their...