Thirty Computer Science graduating seniors presented
their team projects to event judges; FIU Alumni and IT industry
executives and developers. Alfonso Boza, on the far left describes "Shout" project to an event judge.
Jesse Domack (Shout Project)
Alfonso Boza (Shout Project)
Rigoberto Hernandez (Mobile Clinic Project)
Jesse, is a senior computer science student (3.9 GPA) and works as an undergraduate research assistant under Dr. Shu-Ching Chen in the Disaster Information Technologies Research Group. He will be starting full time for State Farm Systems Division at their headquarters in Bloomington, IL in May. Jesse (left) and Tom (right) Domack.
FIU was ranked 1st place in the 2012-13 Florida Board of Governor's Information Technology Performance Award.
#1 ranking for percentage of IT related graduates employed in the State of Florida in their first year after graduation.
#1 ranking for percentage of IT related graduates earning certifications.
#1 ranking for industry demand for our students in internships.
For information about internships and fulltime opportunities check out our redesigned CareerPath website.
On September 7, 2012, Ultimate Software sponsored the four hour long FIU SCIS Student Programming Competition, where contestants had to design and implement programs that solved advanced algorithmic problems. The event was organized by Kip Irvine, SCIS Senior Instructor, and judged by engineers from Ultimate Software. Prizes were awarded by Greg Miller, Director of Engineering Talent at Ultimate Software.Top Three Winners: 1stAngel Paredes, 2ndLeo Shao, 3rdGreg Basior
Dr. Iyengar and Nulogix were awarded third prize in the 2012 Innovation 2 Industry (i2i) Florida competition.
The innovative and patented technology invented by the team enables a person to see changes in intra ocular pressure by observing their eye using a small hand held device.
On April 10th, 2012, State Farm awarded FIU's Discovery Lab lead by Dr. Ram Iyengar, SCIS Director and Ryder Professor, a donation of $50,000 to further the lab's mission to inspire student innovation. State Farm has designated FIU as one of 20 Universities in the Nation where they recruit exclusively. This grant award was one of only four such grants awarded in the area of IT Systems this year by State Farm.
The Discovery Lab is aimed at developing products for the marketplace. 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
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