Faculty Profile: Shekhar Bhansali

Faculty Profile: Shekhar Bhansali

Shekhar Bhansali’s life has taken him around the world. From his native India to Australia to Japan and finally the United States. Never one to follow the crowd, Bhansali instead chose a path that would test his ingenuity, show him new ways of approaching problems, and teach him lessons about working with people.

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Faculty honored for outstanding achievements

Faculty honored for outstanding achievements

“It is clear that you are reaching for the stars,” said Rosenberg at the annual event held at the Ronald W. Reagan Presidential House. “You have set high goals and and you have met them. The provost and I want to challenge you to keep it up.”

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State Farm funds student innovation, dreams at Florida International University Discovery Lab

State Farm funds student innovation, dreams at Florida International University Discovery Lab

The Discovery Lab, created last fall, is aimed at developing products for the marketplace. At the same time, the laboratory provides students with the hands-on experiences they need to solve real-world challenges, develops student-led research opportunities, fosters students’ entrepreneurial skills, and trains a new generation of IT professionals who reflect the diversity of South Florida.

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Building Giant OHL Names FIU’s School of Construction

Building Giant OHL Names FIU’s School of Construction

Global construction multinational Obrascon Huarte Lain (OHL) has partnered with the Florida International University’s College of Engineering and Computing to create the OHL School of Construction, the first named school in the history of the college.

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The Payoff from the IBM-Google University Research Cloud

The Payoff from the IBM-Google University Research Cloud

Scientists love it when their work has a direct impact on society, so Naphtali Rishe, director of Florida International University’s High Performance Database Research Center, is thrilled that much of his lab’s data is used by real estate professionals and urban planners.

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