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...
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...