FIU among the nation’s top research universities

FIU among the nation’s top research universities

FIU has been recognized as an institution with “highest research activity,” or R1 category, since 2015. This classification represents the highest level of research activity for doctorate-granting universities in the U.S. In the new Carnegie review, less than 3...
FIU is Producing Patents Like Never Before

FIU is Producing Patents Like Never Before

FIU has grown its patent production by 650 percent seemingly overnight. In the years 2014 and 2015, university researchers earned a total of eight patents. In 2016 and 2017, the two-year total catapulted to 60 patents. The university’s rapid
turnaround began five...
2018 Senior Design Showcase Attracts Talent Recruiters

2018 Senior Design Showcase Attracts Talent Recruiters

Brian Cuadra is sporting a Microsoft t-shirt and making his way down the aisles at the College of Engineering & Computing’s Senior Design Showcase. It’s easy to mistake him for one of the students, but he’s not. Cuadra is a university recruiter for Microsoft and...
Neural-enabled Prosthetic Hand System Created by FIU’s Dr. Ranu Jung

Neural-enabled Prosthetic Hand System Created by FIU’s Dr. Ranu Jung

The Neural-enabled Prosthetic Hand System (NEPH) developed at Florida International University by Ranu Jung and her Adaptive Neural Systems Laboratory team, restores a sense of touch/grasp force and hand opening by stimulating sensory nerve fibers in the residual limb...
Karina Quintana’s First Job Working at Boeing

Karina Quintana’s First Job Working at Boeing

Karina Quintana earned a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering with a concentration in communication systems from FIU’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Karina’s first job after graduation was a flight test engineering...