FIU establishes impressive presence at tech conference

FIU establishes impressive presence at tech conference

Frank Hernandez ’13 earned his bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in computer science at FIU. It’s not a stretch to think he would be a proud FIU Panther. Turns out he wasn’t. That is, not until this week, when he attended the inaugural eMerge Americas Techweek...

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Engineering Students Build Blender Bike for SOBEWFF

Months of preparation paid off last weekend for about 25 Miami Northwestern Senior High School (MNW) students who had the experience of a lifetime at the Food Network South Beach Wine and Food Festival’s “Fun and Fit as a Family” event at Jungle Island. As part of The...

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Close the Innovation Deficit

http://youtu.be/ZS0Gcsi5820 Close the Innovation Deficit is an effort by leaders of the business, higher education, scientific, and high-tech manufacturing communities who are concerned about cuts and stagnating federal investments in research and higher education at...

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Testing the world’s first vertical forest

Testing the world’s first vertical forest

When developers in Italy wanted to do full-scale testing on how hundreds of trees on terraces of two residential towers in Milan would hold up in winds in excess of 100 miles per hour, they turned to FIU’s Wall of Wind.   The Bosco Verticale (vertical forest)...

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FIU students to test their own version of RoboCop

FIU students to test their own version of RoboCop

MIAMI (Feb. 10, 2014) –- Researchers and students in FIU’s Discovery Lab have developed the initial prototype of a TeleBot -- which combines telepresence and robotics -- to allow disabled police and military personnel to serve as patrol officers. A demonstration of...

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