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Facebook Summer Machine Learning Internship Experience

Name: Daniel Ruiz-Perez Hometown: Born in Bilbao and raised in Galicia, both in Spain Ph.D. Student, SCIS, Bioinformatics Research Group (BioRG); This summer I did a remote internship at Facebook. I interned as part of the Facebook App Monetization Team,
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Got my first job! Working at Facebook

In this series, recent grads share their journey to landing that first job out of college. After years of studying and working toward a degree, these Panthers’ hard work paid off. Now they’re paying it forward by letting you know
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Vitalii Stebliankin: Summer Experience

Name: Vitalii Stebliankin Hometown: Yekaterinburg, Russia Ph.D. Student, SCIS, Bioinformatics Research Group (BioRG); In Summer 2020, I was lucky to work in Assurant Inc. as a Data Engineering Intern. During my internship, I worked on a data processing pipeline migration from SQL
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PantherHacks: Innovating for COVID-19

Two weeks ago, FIU’s largest technology organization, Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE), worked alongside FIU President Mark Rosenberg to host Florida’s very first PantherHacks! PantherHacks was a virtual weekend-long hackathon focused on developing creative solutions to the unique challenges produced by
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WiCyS partners with Google to announce SANS Security Training Scholarship

WiCyS is pleased to announce an exciting collaborative professional development opportunity with our strategic partner, Google! Google is offering 100 WiCyS members an opportunity for a reliable pathway to launch and advance their careers in cybersecurity through skills development. In
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Google Offers 100,000 Scholarships – Here’s How To Get One

NOTE: To apply please make sure to read carefully. These certificate courses can be found on https://www.coursera.org/ Google is giving away 100,000 scholarships so you can earn an online certificate in these three areas: data analytics; project management; and user experience
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Researchers investigate if antibodies from other viral infections help fight COVID-19

When people get vaccinated or get infected by a pathogen, their bodies fight the foreign substance by producing antibodies. They also create memory cells to remember the foreign invasion, so that future infections can be readily fought by the body
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My virtual internship at Nike

Name: Nazmul (Naz) Huq Hometown: Miami, FL  What is your major? I’m a computer science major in the College of Engineering & Computing with a certificate in Japanese through the Asian Studies Program. Where are you interning? What do you do there? I am a
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Interns at MITRE work on a safer world

It’s rare for anyone to receive a behind-the-scenes education of how the country’s cyber operations work. But for some Panthers interning at MITRE this summer, this is their reality. A total of eight FIU students have internships with MITRE, developing
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Geoffrey Smith awarded 2020 ETAPS Test of Time Award

The 2020 ETAPS Test of Time Award went to Geoffrey Smith for his FoSSaCS 2009 paper On the Foundations of Quantitative Information Flow [doi link]. Papers published in any of the constituent ETAPS conferences between 1998 and 2010 were eligible. The award citation
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REU for Women in Color at FIU

As part of her NSF CAREER Award – Cracking the diversity code: Understanding computing pathways of those least represented in order to foster their representation, Dr. Monique Ross hosted eleven women studying computing from all over the country for a
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AI for All is for Everybody

As graduating seniors at Florida International University (FIU), Charlie Ramirez and Sephora Jean-Mary headed into their final semester aiming to find a real-life business problem they could solve. Their senior design capstone project was supposed to enable these two front-end developers to
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