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SCIS at the 2017 Grace Hopper Conference

FIU SCIS invited 25 young ladies in IT and CS to attend the 2017 Grace Hopper Conference in Orlando, Florida. The girls attended all 3 days of the conference, starting each day with the keynote speeches by some of the
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Dr. Monique Ross receives NSF Grant

PI – Monique Ross, Co-PIs – Peter Clarke, Geoff Potvin Understanding the Implications of Online Learning and Engagement Strategies with Elements of Competition on Women Students’ Engagement and Fit with Computer Science The underrepresentation of women in computer science has
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AI and Deep Learning: new revolution in digital forensics

S.S. Iyengar and Jerry Miller have been published in the Deccan Herald It was 1956 when attendees at the Dartmouth conferences created the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI), opening the storm gates for creativity and imagination in Hollywood, and across the
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Open Faculty & Instructor Positions

FIU’s School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS) is a rapidly growing program of excellence at Florida International University (FIU). The School has 29 tenure-track faculty members and over 2,000 students, including over 90 Ph.D. students. The School is engaged
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Science without Borders Summer Program

Science without Borders Summer Program 2017

Dr. S. S. Iyengar, Jerry Miller and Ph.D. student Thejas Gubbi Sadashiva, a former Assistant Professor at Siddaganga Institute of Technology (SIT), brought five outstanding final year undergraduate students from the Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering at SIT to
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Accelerate your career with a Masters Degree in Data Science

Data Science has become a hot career option for the past few years and is trending to grow in demand and salary for years to come. The data-driven marketplace has been growing its demand for people capable of generating insights and
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Dr. Ross, SCIS Faculty, Encourages young Minority Males to pursue STEM through Verizon summer program

The Verizon Innovative Learning program is a popular summer program designed to encourage minority males in middle school to pursue studies in STEM disciplines operated this summer at two historically Black universities—Tennessee State University and Dillard University—and two Hispanic Serving
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SCIS Students wins The BlueHack hack-a-thon held by IBM

The BlueHack, which was held from July 19-21, was the first virtual hack-a-thon held by IBM, where a total of 77 teams from 20 different IBM sites around the US competed in 4 different categories. Shonda and Shalisha Witherspoon were
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New B.A. in Computer Science

The B.A in Computer Science (CS) is intended for students targeting a career in the field of computing. The program provides strong skills in Computer Science combined with their choice of another degree programs such as Digital Media, Business, Economics and
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SCIS students work with Marino Campus Young adults with developmental disabilities and bond with peers over computers

The Marino Campus, had a 10-month post-secondary educational program to help young adults with autism or other developmental disabilities bridge the gap between high school and employment. Students, who range in age from 18 to 30, may participate in the
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Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Programs Return to Miami

Girls who Code Summer Immersion Programs Return to FIU

Girls Who Code, the national nonprofit working to close the gender gap in technology, kicked off its 2017 Summer Immersion Program today in Miami in partnership with Citrix and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Florida International University and the Idea
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Graduate Student, Deya Banisakher wins Best Poster at FLAIRS Conference

Deya M. Banisakher, a Ph.D. Candidate at FIU’s School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS), have won the 30th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference (FLAIRS) Award for Best Poster, “A Supervised Classification Approach to Predicting Knee Pain Improvement in Osteoarthritis
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