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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My internship as a software engineer at Microsoft

Name: Octavio Avila-Cardet Hometown: Guantanamo, Cuba What is your major? Computer science Where did you intern? What did you do there? I interned for Microsoft as a software engineer. I worked in the core services department where internal tools and software that...

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Got my first job! Working for Intel

Name: Aparajita Singh Hometown: I was born in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. I was raised in various cities in India and the United States. Degree/major: I earned my bachelor’s and master’s degrees in physics and another master’s in microelectronics in India. I...

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Giuliana Avogadro’s internship at Microsoft

 Name: Giuliana AvogadroHometown: Mendoza, ArgentinaWhat is your major? B.S., Computer ScienceWhere did you intern? Microsoft in Bellevue, WashingtonWhat did you do there? The internship I applied for was the “Explore Internship,” which is a summer program...

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Future engineers envision resilient, disaster-proof cities

Research shows natural disasters are on the rise worldwide. The year 2018 was the fourth warmest year on record dating to 1880, according to NASA, and the cost of natural disasters totaled $155 billion, according to The Washington Post. As part of the 2019...

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Professor Honored by National Academy of Inventors

FIU professor of biomedical engineering Shuliang Jiao, whose research and technological innovations are helping prevent and cure blindness, has been named to the inaugural class of National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Senior Members. Read more at FIU...

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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 percent of universities, from a total of 4,665 were classified as R1.

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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...

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FIU Engineers Become Entrepreneurs

Laura Coronado, a recent FIU computer engineering graduate, dreams of someday opening her own engineering business with her siblings. When Coronado was choosing classes for her last semester as an undergrad, she came across an engineering entrepreneurship course that taught her that consumers are the key to the next big invention.

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Professor Sakhrat Khizroev Receives 450K Grant from the Air Force

Through a $450,000 grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) awarded to FIU, Professor Sakhrat Khizroev, an expert in electrical engineering, computer engineering and physics, is creating an energy-efficient computer using spintronics technology to create extremely fast computers.

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