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🐚 Announcing ShellHacks 2020, Florida’s Largest Hackathon!

Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) is excited to announce ShellHacks 2020, Florida’s Largest Hackathon, taking place from September 11th – 13th at Florida International University! Pre-register now at http://shellhacks.net! On its fourth year, ShellHacks will welcome 1,000 students from all around the world for a
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Upsilon Pi Epsilon’s Valentines Gift to SCIS Students

Valentine’s Day, a day where people express their love to their dearest companions, has been, for the most part, unchanging where traditions are usually predicated on showing affection to others. But what about showing love and appreciation for programming, a
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Facebook on Campus Recruiting Day

Just before spring break started, FIU SCIS students networked with one of the biggest companies in tech, Facebook. With the end of the recruiting season for summer internships around the corner, Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) Advance collaborated with the Facebook
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FIU SCIS Lab Gets Their Paper Accepted at ACM/IEEE IPSN 2020

Congratulations to Florida International University SCIS Ph.D. students-Qi Li and Yuzhou Feng, and #FIUSCIS undergraduate research student-Yuyang Leng, members of FIU SCIS CPS Lab led by Profesor Dong Chen for recently made their SolarFinder paper accepted at ACM/IEEE IPSN 2020
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HackNight with UPE

Last Wednesday, the Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) Hackers committee hosted this year’s first HackNight, giving students a chance to participate in team-building activities and brainstorming application ideas for last week’s upcoming hackathons. Last week’s hackathons included UPE’s very own Global
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Architecture & SCIS students at Florida International University built a replica of the Hard Rock Stadium for Miami-Dade Police.

Samuel Morris was featured on Kansas City local KMBC 9 News on January 29th, 2020. He has worked with several students from FIU’s School of Architecture on building a 3D replica of Hard Rock Stadium. The project was requested by
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Yolanda Belisario internship at Assurant Inc.

Name: Yolanda Belisario Hometown: San Tome, Anzoategui, Venezuela. Where did you intern? What did you do there? I interned at Assurant Inc. Since my first day at Assurant, I was exposed to different technologies and methodologies. The very first day
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Ryan Paredes Internship at Assurant Inc.

Name: Ryan Paredes Hometown: New York Where did you intern? What did you do there? Assurant, Inc. I joined as the inaugural member of the Talent Development Pipeline working in the DevSecOps organization. There, I got to continue applying my
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CaSPR Lab – Human Distinguishable Visual Key Fingerprints

The CaSPR labs has released CEAL, a visual key fingerprint generation system that enables users to easily compare arbitrarily complex and long strings (e.g. cryptographic keys, addresses, identifiers) received from a trusted and an untrusted source, by converting it to
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UPE Kickoff Spring 2020

With 2020 marking a new decade, Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE), the largest tech organization at FIU, hosted its 2020 Spring Kickoff Meeting on January 10th. At the meeting, UPE introduced engaging and exciting opportunities aimed at boosting skills and careers
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SCIS Student, Carolina Uribe-Gosselin, highlighted in The Sunday Briefing.

Florida International University (FIU) President, Mark B. Rosenberg, in his weekly newsletter, The Sunday Briefing, highlighted the college achievements of the School of Computing and Information Sciences student Carolina Uribe-Gosselin. The newsletter began with Carolina is an example of an
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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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