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SCIS Grad Student paper on An Analysis of Chinese Influence on Bitcoin

SCIS graduate student, Mireya Jurado,  co-wrote “The Looming Threat of China- An Analysis of Chinese Influence on Bitcoin” which is getting attention by a few major tech media outlets. The paper states that China has both “mature capabilities” and “strong motives” to
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Dr. Peter Clarke was presented with the Excellence in Advising and Mentorship Award

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Peter Clarke for being selected as a recipient of Excellence in Advising and Mentorship Award. FIU’s Faculty Senate Honorary Degrees and Awards Committee recognizes Dr. Peter Clarke excellence in distinguished contributions in undergraduate advising
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RDF Robotics Lab Grand Opening

RDF Lab is a collaborative effort between Florida International University’s departments. These departments include Architecture, Art + Art History, Computer Science, Music, Physics, Electrical Engineering, Bio-Medical Engineering, Southeast Environmental Research Center, Sea Level Solution Center, and Sustainable Built Environments and Informatics.
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SCIS Senior Project “Virtual Roll Call” is Awarded

“Virtual Roll Call” has been awarded the 2018 IACP/Security Industry Association Michael Shanahan Leadership in Public/Private Cooperation Award and has identified them as part of an elite group of leaders in the field of Public/Private Cooperation. This award will be
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SCIS goes to 2018 Grace Hopper Conference

Five faculty members and twenty-six female students from FIU were granted a scholarship from the School of Computing and Information Sciences to attend the 2018 Grace Hopper Conference, Sept. 26 – 28th, thanks to the generosity of our director, Dr.
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SCIS student, Kerlin Michel intern at Amazon

Kerlin Michel interned at Amazon from February to July 2018 as a software engineer, under Amazon Web Services (AWS) and worked on the AppSync Service. The project Kerlin worked on was a backend-as-a-service. It was a way for users to
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DMIS lab students won the third place in the 2018 TRECVID Ad-hoc Video Search competition

The FIU team from Distributed Multimedia Information Systems (DMIS) Laboratory at the School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS) won the third place (third highest score) in the 2018 TRECVID Ad-hoc Video Search (AVS) competition (combining both fully-automated and manually-assisted
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SCIS involved with FIU to play key role in India’s energy evolution

In developing countries, there is a growing need for electricity and generating it in creative ways. India is addressing this problem by giving power to the people and turning them into prosumers. A prosumer is someone who not only consumes
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ShellHacks 2018 Wrap Up

Shell Hacks, the FIU’s School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS), Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) and Microsoft cosponsored fall hackathon took the University by storm on Friday, September 14, when more than 700 university students from around the world descended
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Dr. S.S. Iyengar was selected as a Distinguished University Professor at FIU

The University Special Selection Committee had selected Dr. Iyengar as a Distinguished University Professor at FIU. This rank is the highest rank available to Full Professor of the University. As a Distinguished University Professor, the university recognizes Dr. Iyengar’s years
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Big Sisters/Little Sisters Mentorship Program

On Saturday, Sept. 8th, Maria ‘Cristy’ Charters and 26 of the girls that are generously being sponsored by School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS) to attend the Grace Hopper Conference in Houston this year. Attended a meeting at FIU’s
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Sheila Alemany at MIT [Intern Story]

Sheila Alemany is an undergraduate student at the School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS), majoring in Computer Science and Math and will be graduating in Spring 2019. In the past, Sheila has been hired for on-campus jobs as Academic
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