Youngsters from Local Schools Visit FIU on Education Day

Youngsters from Local Schools Visit FIU on Education Day

What happens when you pack 2,000 elementary and middle school students into the Ocean Bank Convocation Center for an FIU women’s basketball game? You get noise. A lot of noise. The students cheered on the Panthers to a 57-54 victory against Louisiana Tech on Jan. 18....

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Graduate Program Retreat 2018

Graduate Program Retreat 2018

Come join us at our Graduate Program Retreat on February 1,2018. RSVP - click here Download the Agenda - click here Who should attend? Junior and Senior students Those interested in shaping tomorrow's technologies What to Expect? Overview of the college Funding and...

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Alexand Gibson’s Internship at Northrop Grumman Aerospace

Alexand Gibson’s Internship at Northrop Grumman Aerospace

Alexand Gibson interned with the System Integration Test & Evaluation (SIT&E) team at Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems in Space Park, Redondo Beach, California. Space Park is a historic location for space technology where rocket engines, lasers and advanced...

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FIU Engineering Student Lands an Internship at MIT

FIU Engineering Student Lands an Internship at MIT

This past summer, Manuel Garcia, an FIU engineering student, got the opportunity of a lifetime. He always dreamed of going to MIT so when a friend told him about a summer internship program, he applied. Out of 600 students who applied, 36 were accepted. Garcia was...

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EPS group researchers win two best paper awards

EPS group researchers win two best paper awards

Three researchers from the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering were recently presented with a Best Symposium Paper Award at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ (IEEE) Resilience Week in Wilmington, Delaware.  Read more in ECE news....

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Survived cancer, now off to grad school

Survived cancer, now off to grad school

Imagine being more than halfway through college and then getting diagnosed with cancer. Alexander Alvarez didn’t have to imagine it; he lived it. This past weekend, Alvarez graduated from FIU with a bachelor’s in civil engineering, but the journey here was anything...

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Results of Annual Robot Competition

Results of Annual Robot Competition

Student competitors working in teams transformed mBots – educational robots used to learn programming – into mini pirate ships that could navigate autonomously and receive last-minute route information via Bluetooth. The robots followed a map-shaped track in search of...

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Dr. Ranu Jung Selected as NAI Fellow

Dr. Ranu Jung Selected as NAI Fellow

The Biomedical Engineering Chair, Dr. Ranu Jung, has been selected as a National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow. The NAI was founded to recognize and encourage inventors with patents to enhance the visibility of academic technology and innovation, educate and...

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Daniela Gil’s Internship at Lockheed Martin

Daniela Gil’s Internship at Lockheed Martin

Daniela Gil interned at Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems (RMS) as a systems engineering intern in Orlando, Florida. She was tasked with working on the United Kingdom Military Flight Training Systems (UKMFTS) program, which provides elementary to advanced...

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Pixie – A new way to enter passwords

Pixie – A new way to enter passwords

Tired of forgetting your password every time you have to log on to an app on your phone? Imagine being able to use a picture of something you carry with you as the password. FIU researchers are closer to making that a reality. Take a look at the video below:

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