Chenzhong Li Named AIMBE Biological Engineering Fellow

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.

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Announcing 2018 AAAS Fellow – FIU’s Shekhar Bhansali

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.

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DOE fellowship connects student to her family’s past

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.

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NSF Awards FIU $450,000 for Brain Research

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 &...

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Neural-enabled Prosthetic Hand System Created by FIU’s Dr. Ranu Jung

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.

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FIU Launches Transforming Antennas Center

The Transforming Antennas Center (TAC) was recently launched thanks to a $4.8 million grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR). TAC was the vision of Stavros Georgakopoulos, a professor at FIU’s Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering.

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FIU Partners with IIMA to Play Key Role in India’s Energy Evolution

As part of India’s Smart Grids Innovation Challenge, FIU, in partnership with the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) has been awarded a $400,000 grant for two years to develop algorithms and software-driven infrastructure to help develop India’s peer-to-peer energy transferring platform.

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FIU is Ensuring that Employers Find Talent in New Graduates

Brian Castillo is the kind of young professional Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants to see more of. With a BS in biomedical engineering in hand, the 2016 alumnus stepped immediately from the commencement stage into a job with the South Florida division of medical...

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