Photo of Cesar Villa-Garcia, FIU Worlds Ahead Graduate

Cesar Villa-Garcia, #FIUSCIS Student, Named FIU Worlds Ahead Graduate

Worlds Ahead graduates are nominated by faculty members to be personally honored during their commencement ceremony. These graduates exhibit outstanding perseverance, intelligence, personal strength, and fully demonstrate and embrace what it means to be Worlds Ahead. This sets them apart
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Fall 2018 – CEC Senior Design Project Showcase

The College of Engineering and Computing hosted the Fall 2018 Senior Design Project Showcase. 77  SCIS students took part in demonstrating their newly acquired skills in software and hardware development. All of the #FIUSCIS students were judged by industry professionals,
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A humanoid robot called Sophia. An artificial-intelligence conference has been accused of having a discriminatory culture.Credit: Tomasz Wiech/AFP/Getty

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Dr. Alonso was quoted on an article at on the issues were thrown into stark relief earlier this month with the release of a survey of 2,375 people — most of whom had either attended the meeting or submitted
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UPE Elects New Executive Board

Friday, October 12th, was a significant day for members of Upsilon Pi Epsilon; in addition to a General Body Meeting, an InfoTech Workshop, and an Info Session from Google Cloud Platform, the organization held its Executive Board Elections to elect
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FIU at Princeton

Traveling all the way to Princeton, New Jersey to participate in Hack Princeton Fall 2018, FIU students MJ Ramos and David Castaneda spent 36 hours hacking away to represent FIU at one of this seasons most prestigious hackathon ! Inspired
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SparkDev Demos Fall 2018 Projects

In this era of rapid technological advancement, new and promising technologies appear seemingly overnight. Upsilon Pi Epsilon’s SparkDev program aims to get students of all skill levels experienced with these new technologies with a nine-week program designed to allow students
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UPE Super Smash Bros Tournament

Sometimes, after months of exams and resume-building, the best way for the university community to unwind is to come together and enjoy some friendly competition. This past Friday, November 9th, Upsilon Pi Epsilon held a sprawling Super Smash Bros. for
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Photo from FIU First Robotics Open

1st Annual FIU Robotics Open

Over 300 students from elementary and middle schools around South Florida participated last weekend in the 1st Annual FIU Robotics Open. Thirty teams competed to demonstrate their skills in mathematical analysis, creativity, engineering design, and computer programming in a fun
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SCIS 2018 Awards Ceremony

The School of Computing and Information Sciences is a leading research School and the largest producer of computing talent in the State of Florida. We are a leader in the United States in training Hispanic PhD Students. FIU SCIS Ranks
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UPE & WiCS at Dolphins STEM Day

The advancement of STEM fields in South Florida depends heavily on reaching out to the next generation and getting them excited about solving the problems of tomorrow. This past Monday, October 27th, the Dolphins STEM Day event helped to further
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FIU Places in NBC Hackathon

The brand-new Telemundo Center has officially been inaugurated with its very first official hackathon! This past weekend of November 2nd, Comcast NBCUniversal held a hackathon to encourage students to develop their skills, network, and compete for a $10,000 grand prize!
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photo of FIU programming team

ACM Southeastern Regional Programming Competition – Fall 2019

Yesterday, the Academy of CS Education and the School of Computing andInformation Sciences hosted the ACM Southeastern Regional ProgrammingCompetition. We had 17 teams competing on the FIU campus in PG 116. Atotal of about 105 teams competed overall from four
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