Taking STEM careers out for a spin

Emma Odenweller is ready to be a scientist. Kevin Castillo wants to use his talent for teaching science to inspire youngsters. Ariana Bueno has her sights set on space exploration. Their sparks for STEM were ignited by various experiences made possible by...

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Guide to 2019 summer camps – ENLACE

Located at the College of Engineering and Computing, the ENLACE program is for students who are in fifth through seventh grade, attend schools in the West Dade area, have a “B” average and exhibit a high degree of interest in learning and in obtaining a...

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A new pathway for tech partnerships with Poland

 S.S. Iyengar, chair of the School of Computing & Information Sciences recently visited Poland as part of the Fulbright Specialist Program. The program, part of the U.S. Department of State, provides academics and professionals the opportunity to spend...

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Hassan Eldeeb wins IEEE conference award

Hassan H. Eldeeb, electrical and computer engineering doctoral candidate and graduate research assistant at FIU’s Energy Systems Research Laboratory (ESRL), has received two majors awards from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers...

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Female engineering graduates break barriers, change lives

The nine graduates of the FIU College of Engineering & Computing were recognized at the Spring 2019 commencement ceremony.“These women come from different walks of life, but they share a passion for their fields and for changing lives that serves as an...

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Jacob McPherson earns grant funded by NIND for $1.6 million

Congratulations to Jacob McPherson, assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, who has received a 5-year R01 funded by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke for $1.6 million! The title of the grant is, “Intraspinal...

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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

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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