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UPE Spring Kickoff Meeting

UPE Spring Kickoff Meeting, Miami Hack Week, Web Development Workshop, Design Workshop, and More!

On the first month of the Spring semester, Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE), the largest student technology organization at Florida International University (FIU), started off with a week of tabling, followed by the Spring Kickoff Meeting, plus a Web Development Workshop
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Alumnus earns national award for work in blockchain, game theory in cyber security

Charles Kamhoua M.S. ’08, Ph.D. ’11, an alumnus from FIU’s College of Engineering and Computing, recently won the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE-USA) Harry Diamond Memorial Award. The honor recognizes U.S. government individuals “for contribution and leadership
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Dr. Julio Ibarra presents his NSF-sponsored AmLight Express and Protect network project

Dr. Julio Ibarra, Research Professor at KFSCIS and FIU Assistant Vice President for Technology Augmented Research will present his NSF-sponsored AmLight Express and Protect (AmLight-ExP) network project linking Africa-LATAM-Caribbean on Thursday, Jan 13, 2022, at 11:00am via ZOOM. The AmLight-Exp
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KFSCIS Fall 2021 Awards Ceremony

As the year and the semester come to an end, we held our Annual Awards Ceremony last Thursday to celebrate and honor the hard work of our faculty and staff. Check out the awardees that have been recognize this year!
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FIU awarded $2.25 million U.S. Army grant to create digital forensics Center of Excellence with HBCUs

MIAMI (Dec. 14, 2021) – Florida International University’s Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences has been awarded a $2.25 million grant by the U.S. Army Research Office to establish a Center of Excellence in digital forensics at FIU
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Virtual Walk-in Undergrad Advising

Virtual walk-ins are cancelled on the following dates because of First Year and Transfer Orientations: May 16, 23, and 26 / June 1, 6, 13, 16, 20, 27, and 30 / July 6, 11, 13, 21, and 27 / August
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FIU partners with Break Through Tech

FIU partners with Break Through Tech to increase diversity and gender equality in Miami’s tech ecosystem

Florida International University’s (FIU) College of Engineering and Computing Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Science (KFSCIS) has partnered with Break Through Tech to develop programs that will propel women and underrepresented communities into technology degrees, careers and leadership positions. Part of the Gender
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Following a Successful Kickoff, UPE Hosts Workshops and Elections

During October, Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE), the largest student organization for technology at Florida International University (FIU), arranged various in-person workshops and hosted their 2021 Executive Board elections! To start off the month, UPE InfoTech, UPE’s program dedicated to information
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UPE Successfully Kicks off Fall 2021 with Series of In-Person Workshops

BIG NEWS! Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE), the largest student organization for technology at Florida International University (FIU), has resumed their in-person workshops for Fall 2021! After hours of tabling around campus, which attracted interested parties and allowed them to meet
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Student Spotlight: One Computer Science Major’s Whirlwind Journey—Fueled by Opportunity

“Lately, life’s been fast-tracked for Anthony Peña, a student at Florida International University in Miami. The 23-year-old co-created a receipt management app, won first-place honors in local and national demo day competitions, mentored interns at Facebook University and secured an
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Professor Geoffrey Smith Memorial Lecture Series: 8/27 – 9/17

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3 skills critical for success in 21st century – and how to develop them through newly launched micro-credentials

Artificial Intelligence: How it works and its impact Artificial Intelligence (AI), for example, is increasingly becoming part of daily life. We encounter it in many forms, from smart devices like Siri and Alexa to self-driving cars or industry-specific technology that monitors
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