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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Wall of Wind Challenge Invites Local High School Students

Each year, the WoW Challenge invites local high school students to build scale model structures that test their engineering skills against the WoW – a hurricane research facility at FIU’s Engineering Center with fans capable of generating 150-mph winds and category...

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Longfei Wei’s Internship as a Computational Engineer

Longfei Wei interned at the Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) located in Lemont, Illinois. Lemont is a suburb of Chicago. He worked as a computational engineer for the Energy System (ES) Division, which conducts applied research to strengthen the economy, protect the...

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