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SCIS Club’s table at Council for Student Organization

The Council for Student Organization held a spring gathering for clubs all around FIU, several of which where part of the School of Information and Computing Sciences. SCIS Clubs participating: Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) WICS
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Photo of Dr. Mark Weiss IEEE Ceremony

Dr. Mark Weiss is selected as IEEE Fellow

Mark Allen Weiss is an Eminent Scholar Chaired Professor, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education in the College of Engineering and Computing, and Associate Director at FIU’s School of Computing and Information Sciences. He is an AAAS Fellow and ACM Distinguished Educator.
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Photo of SCIS Student Manuel Garcia with MIT team

Perseverance lands engineering student an internship at MIT

This past summer, Garcia got the opportunity of a lifetime. He always dreamed of going to MIT so when a friend told him about a summer internship program, he applied. Out of 600 students who applied, 36 were accepted. Garcia
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CodeFest Miami 2017 at FIU

CodeFest Miami (go.fiu.edu/codefest) is a computer science education outreach program created in 2014 by FIU’s School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS) with generous assistance from industry partners and the organizing team Cristy Charters, Mario Eraso, and Steve Luis. This
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Neural gonna give you up – FIU Students place 1st at UHack 2017

UHack is a 24-hour hackathon hosted by the University of Miami. Florida International University students Mark Fajet, Sheila Alemany, and  Jonathan Beltran developed a recurrent neural network that accepts a song and will create sounds like Rick Astley’s  “Never Gonna Give
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Tribute to Dr. Tao Li, Eminent Scholar Chair Professor and Graduate Program Director

Dear President Rosenberg, Provost Furton, Vice President Gil, Vice Provost Newman, Dean Volakis, Faculty, Staff, and Students, It is with profound sadness that I announce the passing of Professor Tao Li, a truly brilliant computer science researcher, extraordinary teacher, vibrant
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Photo of SCIS 2017 Awards Ceremony

2017 SCIS Annual Awards Banquet

This year FIU’s School of Computing and Information Sciences was filled with a lot of achievements from students, faculty, and staff. The Awards Committee have carefully selected a few faculty, students and staff for this year awards. Please visit the 2017
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FIU Students Working to Build Smart Cities with SOP Technologies

  FIU Seniors worked on building a web app to help cities track and analyze data captured by wireless sensors. SOP Technologies’ Smart Stormwater system is an Internet of Things (IoT) solution that uses sensors and web interfaces to prevent
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UPE Membership Application

Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) is excited to announce the Membership Applications for Fall 2017 are now open! In order to apply, please visit go.fiu.edu/upemember. UPE is the largest tech student organization in our school, consisting of over two hundred members and
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NBC 6 Discusses Dangers of Facebook quizzes with FIU SCIS Ph.D. students

Although fun and interesting, quizzes on Facebook have the potential of releasing your personal information to companies.   FIU SCIS PhD students Sajedul Talukder, Mozhgan Azimpourkivi, and Georges Kamhouaalong along with CaSPR Labs showed NBC 6 News exactly what happens when
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Flyer for CEC Induction to the Profession Ceremony

CEC Fall 2017 Commencement Ceremony

Every semester the College of Engineering and Computing organizes a special ceremony called the Induction to the Profession Ceremony to recognize its graduating students and induct them into the Order of the Engineer, the Order of the Constructor or the Order of the Computing Profession, depending on major.
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Photo of Dr. Iyengar Awarded the Most Distinguished Ramamoorthy Award

Dr. Iyengar was Awarded the Most Distinguished Ramamoorthy Award

Dr. Iyengar was awarded the most distinguished Ramamoorthy Award at the Society for Design and Process Science (SDPS 2017) Conference. “For important contributions to fundamental research in software engineering, computation on sensor networks and architecture”