White House honors FIU bridge expert as Champion of Change

White House honors FIU bridge expert as Champion of Change

  The White House and the U.S. Department of Transportation will honor Atorod Azizinamini, chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Florida International University’s College of Engineering and Computing, for his innovations in making the...

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Professor earns NSA’s Best Cybersecurity Paper award

Professor earns NSA’s Best Cybersecurity Paper award

“I promise you, this is not a prank call,” Deborah Frincke, who leads the National Security Agency’s (NSA) Research Directorate, told FIU’s School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS) Professor Geoffrey Smith over the phone. Frincke confirmed to Smith that...

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The future of tech education

The future of tech education

FIU’s new $3 million Tech Station at the Modesto A. Maidique Campus is raising the bar for educational institutions, reflecting the kind of creative workspace that promotes learning and a spirit of innovation. The College of Engineering & Computing made the $3...

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Summer program turns teachers into techies

Summer program turns teachers into techies

A “summer camp” for local public school teachers had them learning new skills to enhance STEM education in their classrooms. Seventeen middle and high school educators who wanted to boost their knowledge of technology participated in a six-week NSF-funded learning...

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SCIS partners with Girls Who Code for summer program

SCIS partners with Girls Who Code for summer program

FIU’s School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS) announced a new partnership with Girls Who Code – a national non-profit organization that seeks to inspire, educate and equip girls with computing skills for the 21st century; the school will also be continuing...

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FPL and FIU join forces on innovative solar research facility

FPL and FIU join forces on innovative solar research facility

Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) and Florida International University (FIU) today announced a new partnership to build a commercial-scale distributed solar power facility that will both generate electricity for FPL’s 4.8 million customers and serve as an innovative research operation.

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