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Dept. of Transportation funds $11.4 million UniversityCity proposal

SCIS Professor Naphtali Rishe and NSF/CAKE team will deploy an innovative Intelligent Transportation System to assist students, university staff, and community members to move efficiently to and through the FIU campus.

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Jul 21, 2014

CIS Students and Faculty have Been Selected for the Best Paper Award

Kianoosh G Boroojenia, Shekoufeh Mokhtaria, and  S. S. Lyengar have been selected for the Best Paper Award for the Eighth International Conference on Communication Networks.  They will be receiving the award  on July 26 2014 at Hotel Capitol for their paper titled,"A Hybrid Model for Forecasting Power Demand and Generation in Smart Grids " .   

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Jul 07, 2014

FIU SCIS Hosted a Panel Discussion with the contribution of eight panelists from five distinguished universities across the US

On June 3rd, 2014, the School of Computing and Information Sciences and the FIU College of Medicine co-hosted a distinguished panel discussion in Computational Medicine entitled “Emerging Technologies, Computational Sciences, and Cancer Therapeutics Modeling.” Moderated by Carolyn Runowicz of FIU’s College of Medicine, panelists included Seza Gulec (FIU College of Medicine), Mark Finlayson (MIT, joining FIU SCIS), Ruogo Fang (Cornell, joining FIU SCIS), Benjamin Erickson (University of Miami, Bascon Palmer Eye Institute), and Amit Sawant, David Schwartz, Puneeth Iyengar, & John Yordy (each from the University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center).

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Mar 18, 2014

FIU's Iyengar inducted as a Fellow by National Academy of Inventors

Distinguished Ryder Professor S.S. Iyengar has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. The director of FIU’s School of Computing and Information Sciences is widely recognized as one of the principal pioneers in sensor networks and image processing.

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Feb 21, 2013


IT Industry Cluster Analytics Group Call for Participation

Florida International University and the Haas Center at UWF will host a meeting on March 29th with key communications, software, and modeling, simulation, and training (MST) companies to discuss Florida workforce needs. Learn more and RSVP.

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May 13, 2013

Professor Mark Allen Weiss named American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow

Mark Allen Weiss, professor and associate director of Florida International University's School of Computing & Information Sciences, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.

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Nov 15, 2012

Over 250 Alumni and Students attend SCIS 25th Anniversary featuring Distinguished speakers.

On Nov. 9th and 10th FIU SCIS celebrated it's 25th anniversary with a spectacular symposium and open house. For information about the event and visit the Event website for program materials.

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Oct 17, 2012

The Ideal Storm Tracker

The Storm Surge Simulator uses real-time data feeds to help south Florida residents identify public alerts and active shelters. It is a simple way for residents to compare severe storm surges with objects they can relate to.

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Oct 17, 2012

Cloud VPS Support FIU on VISA

Dr. Ming Zhao heads the Laboratory for Virtualized Infrastructure, Systems and Applications(VISA). With the help of Cloud VPS the group and him will expand the project for cloud deployments.

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Oct 17, 2012

Big No No to RoboCop

SourceFed’s Joe Bereta and Lee Newton attempt to describe Discovery Lab’s Man-Machine cob without using the reference RoboCop. How good are they they? Truly…

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Oct 17, 2012

New Mind Set, New Era

FIU faculty, students and alumni are helping the Miami tech community flourish. Bringing a new approach to the way companies, startup, investors and mentors get involved.

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Oct 17, 2012

Discovery Lab Impacting the Work Force

Students at FIU engineering department help bring military and police officer vets to the labor force once more. Helping them continue to do what they love without any barriers.

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Oct 17, 2012

One Step Closer to the Perfect Military Officer.

Lieutenant Commander Jeremy Robins, US Navy Reserves helps FIU’s Discovery Lab decipher the recipe for a robot to do everything a human cop could do.

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Oct 15, 2012

FIU’s “Hybrid Man-Machine Cops”

FIU’s Discovery Lab and U.S. navy reserves join by bringing to life robots that will patrol the cities. Being remote controlled by veterans, and changing the way they recover.

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Sep 26, 2012


FIU Students Win First Runners-up at Hack The Bass

First runners-ups were FIU AppDojo students Daniela Cadena(business and Jose Miguel Infante(Computing and Information Sciences) were among sixty participants at the event.

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Sep 06, 2012

FIU Student Startup using KickStarter to bootstrap game development

Oneironaut Games, the student founded company is being incubated in the Game Developers Guild hosted at the Collaborative Open Innovation Lab in the FIU Engineering Center.

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Sep 06, 2012

SCIS Student awarded Prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Congratulations to Mr. Mario Consuegra, our Ph.D student was awarded the prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship starting from this Fall 2012 for research in the area of "Green Computing". Congratulations also to Professor Giri Narasimhan, Mr. Consuegra's advisor.

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Sep 06, 2012


FIU Alumni and Students win at Miami AT&T Mobile App Hackathon

1st Place: "Social Ball Handling" by Unboxed Labs: Alina Balean, Jason Clary, Raul F. Hernandez, Ricardo Vasquez, Leo Correa and Jesse Domack. "Best use of Sphero SDK": Game Developers Guild by Lazaro Herrera, Frank Hernandez, and Rene Alfonso. Congrats also to all the FIU participants!

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Oct 17, 2012

State Farm’s Lending Hand

Discovery Lab received $50,000 from State Farm to expand their business and technology education programs. Helping the university impact the community with their innovations.

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Oct 17, 2012

Naphtali Rishe Impacts Miami Real Estate

Director of FIU’s High Performance Database Research, says “this is bread and butter for reasearchers like me.” Rishe distinguishes himself by attacking the way people search for sales trends.

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Oct 17, 2012


Two FIU Professors Recognized by the Association for Computing Machinery

The ACM names Mark A. Weiss and Shu-Ching Chen two of the most distinguished members worldwide. For their innovation and economic competitiveness in the computing world.

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Oct 17, 2012

Storm Surge Simulator for the common John Doe

Miami-Dade County and FIU join to bring valuable and simple information for residents. Helping civilians understand the severity of storms and easily imagine the potential dangers.

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Oct 17, 2012

Information Security Workshop at the University of Oxford

Associate Professor Geoffrey Smith, passionate about computer security gives talk on “Min-Entropy as a Resource.” Participating with different researchers from all over the world.

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Oct 17, 2012

FIU Brings Hurricane Safety, Just a Click Away

Residents can now search for storm surges via web, thanks to students here at FIU. They have made it easy to pinpoint storm locations and levels.

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Oct 17, 2012

FIU Helps Storm Surge Preparation, Not Restoration

Using Google Maps students and faculty at FIU have made it possible for residents in Miami-Dade county to prepare before a storm surge occurs. Helping people feel safe, secured and prepared for anything that comes their way.

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Oct 17, 2012

Making Hurricane Season Run Smoother

Florida Keys don’t have to suffer from unnecessary evacuations any longer. FIU’s advancement in technology is helping save time and costs. Allowing the Keys to be better prepared for actual hurricane alerts that require their residents and tourist to evacuate the islands.

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Oct 17, 2012

Que Tan Grave es una Inundacion?

Gracias a FIU y el condado de Miami-Dade, residents aqui en el sur de la Flordia van a tener acceso a una erramienta por internet, que les dira la magnitude de inundaciones en sus areas. Haciendolo facil y amigable para el publico obtener informacion.

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Oct 17, 2012

Storm Surge Simulator Brings Realistic Threats

Residents of South Florida can now visit a website to educate them on the true threats they are vulnerable in case of a hurricane. FIU and the Miami-Dade county are helping run the hurricane season much smoother.

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Oct 17, 2012

The S.S.S.

The Storm Surge Simulatorn a simple hurricane severity ranking system. Created by FIU students with the help of the county, this simulator will be helping over half a million residents with evacuation precautions and decisions.

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Oct 17, 2012

Emergency Management Storm Surge Simulator

Miami-Dade county’s 800 sq. miles prone to evacuation, will no longer have to fear. Thanks to FIU’s simulator, resident’s will have the option to look for themselves the dangers of the hurricane on the county’s website.

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Oct 17, 2012

No More Unnecessary Evacuations

Miami-Dade residents will now have a tool to inform them of the threat of a storm surge. All by the click of a button, residents can visit the county’s website and receive information regarding how hurricanes will impact their location.

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