For One Alumnus, Thriving Local Business is a Family Matter

For One Alumnus, Thriving Local Business is a Family Matter

For construction alumnus Andres Betancourt ’10, the buildings and structures we admire and frequent in our everyday lives are breathing monuments of human progress. “How we humans, with a mix of some concrete, steel and reinforced bar, can build such nice...

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My internship at Ford Motor Company

My internship at Ford Motor Company

Name: David Garcia Hometown:  Hialeah, Florida What is your major? Mechanical Engineering Where did you intern?  Ford Motor Company. What did you do there? I worked in Vehicle Engineering with the Mustang Vehicle Integration Team in Dearborn, Michigan. How...

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Meet TED(SP) – a new technique to stop hackers

Meet TED(SP) – a new technique to stop hackers

There’s a new weapon against hackers, and it’s being developed right here at FIU. The technology, a new family of algorithms, is called Tamper Evident DATA Security Protocol – or TED(SP) in short.Researchers from FIU’s School of Computing and Information...

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The future of artificial intelligence: stories

The future of artificial intelligence: stories

You may have heard of Sophia – the humanoid robot who uses AI and facial recognition to imitate human gestures and facial expressions. She can answer some basic questions and even maintain a simple conversation. What Sophia lacks is the ability to...

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$1.5 million grant readies doctoral students for research

$1.5 million grant readies doctoral students for research

FIU is launching a transdisciplinary biomolecular and biomedical sciences training program for doctoral students thanks to a $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.The program will offer cross-disciplinary mentorship opportunities for...

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Got my first job! Working as a sales engineer at Lenovo

Got my first job! Working as a sales engineer at Lenovo

In this series, recent grads share their journey to landing that first job out of college. After years of studying and working toward a degree, these Panthers’ hard work paid off. Now they’re paying it forward by letting you know how they did...

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Alumnus discovers passion in cyberpsychology

Alumnus discovers passion in cyberpsychology

Growing up, William Baldarrago, Jr. was the kid who’d bounce off the walls, interrupt other students and his teachers and struggle with paying attention in class. In the third grade, Baldarrago was diagnosed with ADHD (Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity...

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Computer science grad creates app for movie nights

Computer science grad creates app for movie nights

It’s movie night and hearing, “what are we going to watch?” can cause major stress when trying to select a film to watch with friends. Choosing a movie can be difficult for many reasons, from different genre preferences to multiple streaming services from...

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