FIU and FPL unveil one-of-a-kind solar research facility

Solar array powers the grid while research initiatives will help further advance solar generation in Florida  FIU and Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) today unveiled a new commercial-scale solar installation at FIU’s College of Engineering and Computing – the...

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Student innovators work to solve problems at hackathon

Sleeping bags and pillows were strewn around classrooms in PG 6 Tech Station while a few students took a quick nap or ate breakfast as the final day of MangoHacks began. Many were tired, but they were the proud survivors of 36 hours of coding and building. The...

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Educational fun takes center stage at 2016 Engineering Expo

More than 1,500 elementary, middle and high school students from around Miami-Dade County had the opportunity to experience engineering first-hand at the 2016 Engineering Expo. Held at FIU’s Engineering Center, the annual event offers FIU engineering students a chance...

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Students network with Boeing professionals

After joining the Aerospace Engineering Club, mechanical engineering major Jorge Cisternas realized he wanted a job in the aerospace industry. And recently, Cisternas, now the president of the club, got one step closer to his goal: he visited Boeing Florida Space...

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OHL director receives national recognition

More than 25 years of excellence as an educator, researcher and leader at FIU have earned Irtishad Ahmad the 2016 W.A. Klinger Educator Award from the American Institute of Constructors. The AIC, which promotes industry professionalism and ethics, has presented the...

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SCIS professor named an IEEE fellow

Shu-Ching Chen, an eminent scholar in FIU’s School of Computing and Information Sciences, has been named a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. The honor recognizes his contributions to the fields of multimedia data management and disaster...

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FIU achieves top rank in Carnegie research classification

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching announced today the newest edition of the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. FIU moved into the top category—R1: Doctoral Universities – Highest Research Activity. “We are focused on...

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