Mini-symposium highlights light-based technologies

Mini-symposium highlights light-based technologies

Using lasers to heal scars caused by third-degree burns or past surgeries. Redesigning microscopes in order to place them inside people for imaging and treatment purposes. Using spectrometers to determine the pH level of the milk that will be sold in supermarkets....

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Engineering student wins at the #PantherCage

Engineering student wins at the #PantherCage

An Argentine exchange student from the College of Engineering and Computing will be receiving $1,000 after presenting the best innovative media business idea at the #PantherCage – a “Shark Tank”-style event hosted by the School of Journalism and Mass Communication on...

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Engineering students soar at aerospace competition

Engineering students soar at aerospace competition

Second in the nation and sixth worldwide: that’s how FIU placed at its first remote-controlled plane competition. The group of engineering students travelled to Lakeland, Fla., to compete in Lockheed Martin’s SAE Aero Design East competition against 74 other schools...

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Madrid internship offers a world view of construction industry

Madrid internship offers a world view of construction industry

Global citizens make the best construction managers. Just ask Julio Cuenca, a December 2014 graduate of FIU’s OHL School of Construction Management who landed a job before the ink was dry on his diploma. “It was great,” he says of working for the firm, which has...

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Research conference gives undergrads a perfect showcase

The racket emanating from the Graham Center recently made one thing clear: research by undergraduates has reached new heights. The investigational work of more than 100 students from two dozen universities led to hours of noisy, thoroughly engrossing discussions on...

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FIU scientists to use tiny particles to fight big diseases

FIU scientists to use tiny particles to fight big diseases

Physicians will tell you: They are not winning the war on ovarian cancer. But FIU researchers are crafting a new weapon for that battle. A group of scientists have combined medicine and advanced nanotechnological engineering to create a smarter, more targeted therapy...

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Student’s chip aims to put lab testing in your pocket

Student’s chip aims to put lab testing in your pocket

Ph.D. candidate Kamran Moradi’s Lab-On-A-Chip provides a minimally invasive alternative to conventional cholesterol testing. The leading cause of death in the United States is heart disease, with roughly 600,000 deaths attributed to the disease every year. To remedy...

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