FDA approves prosthetic hand system developed by Dr. Ranu Jung

FDA approves prosthetic hand system developed by Dr. Ranu Jung

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted an investigational device exemption for the first-in-human trial with this technology. The system was developed at Florida International University by Ranu Jung and her Adaptive Neural Systems Laboratory team....

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National Engineers Week 2017 at FIU

National Engineers Week 2017 at FIU

As part of the College of Engineering and Computing’s celebration of Engineers Week, we will host the 15th Annual Engineering Expo on Friday, February 24th from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m at the FIU Engineering Center on Flagler Street  and 107th Avenue.  The FIU...

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Behind the scenes of innovative research

Behind the scenes of innovative research

A passion for Isaac Asimov’s science fiction books led Liliana Rincon Gonzalez to pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees in biomedical engineering, with the hope of focusing her research on the human brain. She had no way of knowing at the time that her passion for...

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Engineering Success Among Women of Color

Engineering Success Among Women of Color

Monique Ross researches ways to retain women and minorities in computer science and engineering, while studying the factors that contribute to their career success. Ross says her journey into engineering was not a direct line. In high school, she excelled at math,...

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FIU President, provost announce preeminent programs

FIU President, provost announce preeminent programs

FIU has announced its preeminent programs, and the Bridge Engineering Program housed in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department is on the list! A preeminent program at FIU is defined as a collaborative endeavor that demonstrates extraordinary success in...

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Finding synergy between human values and built environments

Finding synergy between human values and built environments

Lu Zhang brings the human touch to construction. As the newest hire in the School of Construction, and its only female faculty member, Zhang’s research focuses on human-building interactions, specifically on what humans value in buildings (e.g., health and comfort,...

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