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Rahul Mittal, FIU Homecoming Prince

When I started at Florida International University in Fall 2017, moving from India, I didn’t even know what Homecoming was. I learned that Homecoming celebrated the spirit of FIU by inviting alumni and organizing various festivities throughout the week for
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A reimagined internet may be closer than you think

It’s hard to imagine a world without the internet. But with the rise of machine learning and the Internet of Things (IoT), today’s internet faces serious challenges. Through a $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), a collaborative project
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NBC 6 visited the Robotics and Fabrication Lab at FIU

National Science Foundation has awarded $1M to FIU to jump-start its Robotics Academy. The awarded team will develop some innovative training tools and educational resources for Architecture, Engineering and Construction industries through next-generation technology and training. Our goal is to
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Shell Hacks 2019 Review

Thirty-six hours of no sleep, plenty of coffee and a will to do good, that’s the idea behind ShellHacks, the largest hackathon in Florida held at FIU’s Graham Center. The hackathon, a sprint-like event where participants build code, develop apps and
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12-month fellowship opportunity for Students

The eMerge Americas Foundation and John S. and James L. Knight Foundation have partnered to establish a fellowship program that invests in the professional development of top-performing local university engineering students and introduces them to opportunities at top-tier South Florida-based
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My internship at Microsoft as an engineer, program manager

During the summer of 2019, Catherine Angelini interned at Microsoft at its corporate headquarters in Redmond, Washington. During her internship, she worked as a program manager and software engineer with the information protection team of Office 365 Security and Compliance.
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FIU to help infuse artificial intelligence into the building design, construction industries with $1 million NSF grant

The National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Convergence Accelerator program has awarded a $1 million grant to a team of FIU researchers to evaluate the automation needs of the architecture, engineering and construction industries and develop a training program in partnership with several
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SCIS Ph.D. Student Received a Highly Competitive Travel Grant to Attend Workshops at 6th ACM International Conference on Systems for Energy-Efficient Buildings, Cities, and Transportation (BuildSys 2019)

­Sunanda Guha, a first-year Ph.D. student at School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS), College of Engineering and Computing has been awarded the prestigious travel grant to attend Device-free Human Sensing Workshop at the 6th ACM International Conference on Systems
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India FIU, New Academic and Industry Partnership

We had the honor this month to host the Consul General of India along with Indian Consulate officials at the FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus here at FIU to discuss academic and industry partnerships with India. Leading the conversations was
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National Science Foundation awards FIU $1 million to train policy professionals in cyberinfrastructure

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded FIU a $1 million grant to train policy scientists in -infrastructure to help meet the demand for professionals with an in-depth understanding of the latest technologies. This award will jumpstart a new era of public
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FIUSCIS Student experience with Science Without Borders Summer Research Program

Science Without Borders Summer Program 2019 comes to a successful end after a period of two productive months. Five Indian students, three from Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Sajal Raj Joshi, Yashas Hariprasad & Kundan Kumar and two from R.V. College
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SCIS Student internship at Tesla

Carolina Uribe-Gosselin, a computer science student from Miami, Florida, interned at Tesla. During her internship, she worked as a technical program manager for the Packaging Engineering Team in Tesla’s Gigafactory 1 in Reno, Nevada. I specifically managed packaging solutions for
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