Service to the community is an important mission we strive to fulfill. Our school seeks to have both a global scientific impact and an engaged and relevant local impact on technology-related industries in Miami and South Florida. Whether we are providing advanced workshops for teachers, demonstrating the state-of-the-art technology at an event, or providing at-risk students with opportunities to learn about technology, our faculty, staff, and students are committed to sharing our knowledge and talents for the betterment of society.


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Dean John Volakis and Dr. Jason Liu discuss impact of Knight Foundation’s recent investment in computing and information sciences education at FIU

Last week, the College of Engineering & Computing (CEC) announced its newly named Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences (KFSCIS), in recognition of a $10 million investment by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation in the
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Knight Foundation, FIU to accelerate growth of Miami’s tech ecosystem, name School of Computing and Information Sciences

Building on South Florida’s momentum around technology and entrepreneurship, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has made a $10 million gift to FIU’s School of Computing and Information Sciences to develop technical talent at scale to meet the
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2nd Annual South Florida VEX Robotics Regional Championship

Florida International University’s Academy for Computer Science Education and Bots for All, a nonprofit organization, hosted the 2nd Annual South Florida VEX Robotics Regional Championship on February 29th, 2020.  High school students presented their engineering skills in the form of
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Photo of Dean John L. Volakis and Instructor Gregory Murad Reis

Robotics Workshop for Teachers in South Florida

Professor, Dr. Giri Narasimhan and Instructor, Gregory Reis have run a professional development program for teachers in the K12 educational system in South Florida for over 3 years. The goal of this program is to train teachers on multiple robotics
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12-month fellowship opportunity for Students

The eMerge Americas Foundation and John S. and James L. Knight Foundation have partnered to establish a fellowship program that invests in the professional development of top-performing local university engineering students and introduces them to opportunities at top-tier South Florida-based
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CS-STEAM Summer Camp

The following pictures show aspects of the implementation of an innovative CS STEAM curriculum for elementary and middle school students, and developed @FIUSCIS.