FIU has been recognized as an institution with “highest research activity,” or R1 category, since 2015. This classification represents the highest level of research activity for doctorate-granting universities in the U.S. In the new Carnegie review, less than 3 percent of universities, from a total of 4,665 were classified as R1.
FIU has grown its patent production by 650 percent seemingly overnight. In the years 2014 and 2015, university researchers earned a total of eight patents. In 2016 and 2017, the two-year total catapulted to 60 patents. The university’s rapid turnaround began five...
Through a $450,000 grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) awarded to FIU, Professor Sakhrat Khizroev, an expert in electrical engineering, computer engineering and physics, is creating an energy-efficient computer using spintronics technology to create extremely fast computers.
Brian Cuadra is sporting a Microsoft t-shirt and making his way down the aisles at the College of Engineering & Computing’s Senior Design Showcase looking for fresh talent.
Chenzhong Li has been elected to be a Fellow of the America Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE). The competition is fierce -less than 2% of the world’s biomedical engineers are elected- and election process includes academics and industry leadership around the world.
AAAS has named Shekhar Bhansali, Alcatel-Lucent professor and chair of FIU’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, a fellow of AAAS for his significant contributions to microfluidics, care sensors and wearable sensors, and to the enhancement of underrepresented minority college students.
In 1952, a young Italian couple set voyage to Argentina in a cramped ship to flee the devastation of World War II. Sixty-four years later, Silvina Di Pietro is working on a project to remediate problems caused by the very same war her grandparents fled.
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 &...
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.
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.
Manuel Losada interned at the Savannah River National Laboratory. He is an electrical engineering undergraduate student at FIU’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Manuel got his internship by applying to the Minority Serving Institutions Partnership Program.
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.