Distinguished Lecture Series 2014 - 2015



News

SCIS announces its newest degree program "Master of Science in Cyber Security" was recently approved and added to the State University System effective for Fall 2015. Please visit http://www.cis.fiu.edu/programs/grad/cyber/mscyber.php for more details about this exciting program.

Education

The FIU CIS Programming Team won third place (out of 26 colleges) in the software competition at the IEEE SoutheastCon conference in Fort Lauderdale on April 11th, 2015. The winning team pictured above is (from left to right) Alan Nieto, Giuseppe Vietri Ottati, and Nathan Mackay. Congratulations to the winners and all the programming team students that participated!

Paid Summer 2015 Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) at FIU SCIS: Surf the wave with ASSET Research: Advanced Secured Sensor Enabling Technologies (ASSET). Apply Now!

Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) Site on Cyber-enabled technologies provides opportunities for teachers of science, math, and technology to work with faculty at FIU. Apply for summer 2015 cohort now!

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Awards


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Dr. Ram Iyengar

Selected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, 2012. In recognition of support and commitment to advancing technological development and innovation.

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Dr. Ram Iyengar

Lifetime Achievement Award Conferred by ISAM, 2012 and Best Computer Science Faculty of 2012, ASDF Conference on Global Awards

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Dr. Mark Weiss

elected ACM Distinguished Educator, Elected Fellow of the American Association of Advancement of Science


Summary

Many faculty have earned NSF and DOE Career Awards, Research awards from Google, IBM, Xerox, and NetApp.

Faculty recognized with Distinguished Awards such as IEEE Fellow, ACM Fellow, Kaufman Professor, and AAAI Nils Nilsson.

Best Conference Paper Awards from IEEE, ACSAC and other Computer Societies.

Accomplishments


  • Five year total Contract & Grants, Foundation, and In-Kind funding: $28 million


  • Ranked #1 in IT Performance among all the state universities, resulting in a two-year $7.5M award.


  • 250+ computing professionals graduated each year (top 4 in the nation).


  • Recent faculty hires from Brown, Cornell, Chinese Academy of Science, Purdue, MIT, UCLA, and UIUC.


  • Just completed our 25th Anniversary with over 3,500 alumni and 1/3rd working in South Florida. 


  • Over 1,800 students enrolled in six CS/IT degrees from BS to PhD. 


  • Sixth largest number of BS degrees award in Computer Science in the US, according to ASEE (2012). 


  • Recipient of two consecutive IBM PhD Research Fellowship awards (only 40 worldwide per year).


  • Graduates working at major technology companies like Google, Apple, Citrix, etc.


  • One of the nations largest Hispanic CS degree awarding programs at all academic levels.




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