Department of Defense awards FIU biomedical engineering team $6 million to expand testing of pioneering prosthetic hand system

Department of Defense awards FIU biomedical engineering team $6 million to expand testing of pioneering prosthetic hand system

The Department of Defense (DOD) has awarded $6 million to FIU biomedical engineering professor Ranu Jung and her team to expand testing of their pioneering prosthetic hand system – which allows amputees to “feel” again – to military veterans and other amputees. The...
Air Force Awards FIU $4.82 Million to Propel Research on Origami Antennas

Air Force Awards FIU $4.82 Million to Propel Research on Origami Antennas

The Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) has awarded FIU an additional $4.82 million to expand its groundbreaking research on origami antennas. Last year, the AFOSR granted $4.82 million to establish the Transforming Antennas Center (TAC). The funding...
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...