The 2018 Torch Awards Gala Showcases the Best and Brightest. It attracted a record-breaking 1,000 attendees to make it the largest in FIU history.
Rene Formoso graduated from FIU with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering in 2004 and has since worked at NASA.
Brian Cuadra is sporting a Microsoft t-shirt and making his way down the aisles at the College of Engineering & Computing’s Senior Design Showcase looking for fresh talent.
Daniel Enrique Martinez is pursuing a bachelor’s in mechanical engineering. He interned at Michigan State University in their Summer Research Opportunities Program. The program focused on preparing students for graduate school.
Chenzhong Li has been elected to be a Fellow of the America Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE). The competition is fierce -less than 2% of the world’s biomedical engineers are elected- and election process includes academics and industry leadership around the world.
AAAS has named Shekhar Bhansali, Alcatel-Lucent professor and chair of FIU’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, a fellow of AAAS for his significant contributions to microfluidics, care sensors and wearable sensors, and to the enhancement of underrepresented minority college students.
Melody Gonzalez interned for Black and Veatch, Coral Gables office. The consulting firm is responsible for the design for the Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department.
In 1952, a young Italian couple set voyage to Argentina in a cramped ship to flee the devastation of World War II. Sixty-four years later, Silvina Di Pietro is working on a project to remediate problems caused by the very same war her grandparents fled.
Pinecrest Police Department Chief Samuel Ceballos wanted to bring policing into the 21 century. With the help of FIU’s Dr. Masoud Sadjadi and his students, they created a virtual roll call so officers could skip the briefing and do roll call from their patrol cars....
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded FIU $450,000 to research wirelessly controlled nanotransducers that repair the neural circuitry in the brain. The cross-disciplinary research is led by Sakhrat Khizroev, a professor at the College of Engineering &...
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 with fine wires implanted inside nerves.
Roberto interned for the United States Department of Defense (DoD) Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I was a program manager for software and cybersecurity projects. He obtained my internship through the BEYA STEM Conference, which took place in Washington, D.C.