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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Internships propel FIU grad to NASA

At 26, FIU alumnus Rigoberto Roche has reached a level of scientific success that many recent graduates can only imagine. His work with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) includes writing complex code for the International Space Station, as well...

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New ovarian cancer treatment succeeds in the lab

In a study to be published today in Scientific Reports, researchers from the Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine and the FIU College of Engineering and Computing describe what could be a breakthrough in the treatment of ovarian...

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Iyengar recognized with Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Medal

S. Sitharama Iyengar, Ryder Professor of Computer Science and director of FIU’s School of Computing and Information Sciences, was presented in London with a Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Medal Oct. 5 by the Non-Resident Indians (NRI) Welfare Society of India. Professor S....

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