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Luis Irizarry of Squadflick

Original published date: February 21st, 2019 FIU’s School of Computing and Information Sciences alumni, Luis Irizarry, moved to Miami, Fl in 2007 from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. He graduated in the Fall of 2013 with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer
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UPE Member Selected for Twitter #EarlyBird Program!

UPE member and FIU SCIS student Taylor Rivera were recently selected to attend Twitter’s #EarlyBird event in San Francisco, California. She was one of the 35 students selected from over a thousand who applied to take part in this program.
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Dr. S.S. Iyengar receives an award from PUT in Poland

Dr. S.S. Iyengar, director of FIU’s School of Computing & Information Sciences in Miami, Florida, recently visited Poland as part of the Fulbright Specialist Program. The program, part of the U.S. Department of State, provides academics and professionals the opportunity
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SCIS student elected into student government

As of Wednesday, April 9th, the elections for the next Student Government Association term finally concluded. The campaign was a long one; from debates, to town halls, to even a recount for the presidency and two entire schools. Now, as
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Chevron Sponsors UPE & WiCS

Chevron invited UPE, WiCS, and other student organizations they sponsored this past year for a Lunch and Learn at the Engineering Center this week. They had the opportunity to speak to their representatives about how Chevron’s donation has impacted their
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I am a Sophomore, now what?

“Do today what others won’t, so tomorrow you can do what others can’t” It’s been close to two years since I moved to the United States from India to attend the Honors College at Florida International University (FIU) majoring in Computer Science.
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FIU’s ACM Student Chapter has been recognized for Outstanding Chapter Activities

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) at Florida International University (FIU) in Miami, Florida is the winners of the 2018-2019 ACM Student Chapter Excellence Awards in Chapter Activities. FIU’s ACM student chapter, led by chapter president Rahul Mittal and committee members,
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Dr. Monique Ross receives NSF Career Award

Join us as we congratulate Dr. Monique Ross for being awarded the National Science Foundation (NSF) Career Award. Under her direction the project, CAREER: Cracking the Diversity Code: Understanding Computing Pathways of those Least Represented, was awarded over $600k in
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IT Software Project Showcase

Professor Greg Reis worked directly with his students during his course, Component-Based Software Development – COP 4814, in development of applications. Applications using API requests, frameworks such as Flask and Django, programming languages such as Python and Java. “It is
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Two SCIS Students recognize as Worlds Ahead Graduates

FIU will hold College of Engineering & Computing commencement ceremony on Wednesday, May 1 at 10 a.m. at the Ocean Bank Convocation Center on FIU’s MMC Campus, 11200 SW 8th St. in Miami, Florida. For the first time ever, FIU
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SCIS World Ahead Graduates

Spring 2019 Sheila Alemany Receiving accolades from top researchers and mentors as a dedicated, talented, creative researcher/natural leader. She began research in 2016 through FIU’s Discovery Lab and Telecomm & Information Technology Institute. In 2018 she was internationally recognized by
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UPE Make program hosts 3D modeling workshop

Programs with 3D graphics are becoming more and more commonplace nowadays. Upsilon Pi Epsilon’s Make program was able to shed a little light on how 3D models are made. The goal of the UPE Make program is to teach students
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