Focus on innovation: Taming the wind

Focus on innovation: Taming the wind

A wind engineer looking to safeguard homes and other buildings during violent storms had a powerful thought: What if dangerous gusts could be tamed and at the same time harnessed as usable energy? Professor Arindam Gan Chowdhury teamed up with mechanical...

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Engineering alumna tests autonomous cars in Dubai

Engineering alumna tests autonomous cars in Dubai

Arriving soon at a parking lot near you: self-driving cars. What was once a sci-fi fantasy is now quickly becoming reality. Samaneh Khazraeian Ph.D. ’17, who has a doctorate in transportation engineering from the College of Engineering & Computing, is...

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Graphene Technology to Deice Aircraft

Graphene Technology to Deice Aircraft

Mr. Tom Donaldson, President, Signet International Holdings, Inc. (OTC: SIGN), the parent company of Signet Graphene Technologies, Inc. (SGT), announced today that the company has executed a contract with Florida International University (FIU) to further the...

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BME graduate student earns well-deserved grant

BME graduate student earns well-deserved grant

Sana Nasim recalls meeting Nancy Cavalie at FIU biomedical engineering’s first annual Miami Heart Day Symposium. Little did she know that a short conversation with Miami Heart Research Institute’s Executive Director would steer her last few years as a Ph.D. student in...

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Students create water purification startup

Students create water purification startup

How do you get your water? You probably have a water fountain nearby and the tap at home or even a water bottle in your hands right now. Now, imagine having to walk many miles carrying gallons of water out of sheer necessity? Unfortunately, for some impoverished...

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