UNSTOPPABLE! FIU Achieves its Highest Ranking Ever in U.S. News 

FIU continues climbing in the U.S. News and World Report rankings released on Monday, coming in at No. 64 in the nation among public universities. FIU has jumped 64 spots among public universities and 91 spots overall in the past decade. In
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Photo of attendees at Shellhacks 2023

ShellHacks in photos: Florida’s largest hackathon lights up Miami

Florida’s tech boom is no longer just a moment. It’s a movement.  That was made clear recently at ShellHacks, Florida’s largest hackathon. More than 1,200 hackers from all over the world participated in the 36-hour coding fest at FIU’s Biscayne Bay Campus, including hundreds of students
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Matchmaking (with AI) to help proteins pair up

Successful matchmaking with protein molecules is like all other kinds of matchmaking: The two must click for it to work. Except for proteins — the estimated 200 million unique molecular building blocks of life found in all people, animals, plants
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KFSCIS Shines Bright: Leading the Way in FIU’s Top Scholar Awards

In the recent FIU Faculty Top Scholar awards, KFSCIS displayed remarkable excellence, securing an impressive six out of the top sixteen positions across the entire university.

Dr. Fahad Saeed Awarded New $600k Research Grant

Professor Fahad Saeed has been awarded a new NSF grant as the sole PI of the project, titled “OAC Core: High-Performance Computing Algorithms and Software for Large-scale Mass Spectrometry-based Omics”, which totals $600,000 over three years.  The project’s award abstract
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FIU is ranked the #4 Best Public University by the Wall Street Journal

FIU No. 4 best public university, according to Wall Street Journal

FIU is the No. 29 university in the nation and the fourth-ranked public university, according to the America’s Best Colleges 2024 rankings published today on The Wall Street Journal also ranks FIU in the top 10 overall, both for
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Three BS programs from KFSCIS have been accredited by ABET

Three KFSCIS Bachelor of Science Programs Receive ABET Accreditation

We are thrilled to announce a significant achievement in our academic endeavors – all three of our Bachelor of Science programs that underwent a rigorous review by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) last year have now received their ABET accreditations.
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New South Florida Coastal Environmental Data and Modeling Center

KFSCIS, in collaboration with FIU’s Institute of Environment (IoE), has received a new NSF award, “An AI/ML Collaborative for Southeast Florida Coastal Environmental Data and Modeling Center.” Dr. Jason Liu will lead the research team in conjunction with other KFSCIS
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KFSCIS Professor Awarded $500,000 NSF Grant for Environment

KFSCIS Associate Professor Leonardo Bobadilla, Principal Investigator, in collaboration with the Institute of Environment, the Division of Information Technology, the International Hurricane Research Center, and the Department of Architecture, has received a new NSF award titled, “CC* Storage: EnviStor: A
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Dr. Xuyu Wang is PI of a new National Science Foundation Award

Dr. Xuyu Wang, Assistant Professor in the Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences (KFSCIS) is the PI of a new National Science Foundation (NSF) award, entitled “Collaborative Research: IMR: MM-1A: Functional Data Analysis-aided Learning Methods for Robust Wireless
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AI-driven RFID Sensing for Smart Health Applications

Many existing health monitoring systems are expensive, uncomfortable to wear, or can only be administered in a hospital environment. With advances on the Internet of Things (IoT), Machine Learning (ML), and Artificial Intelligence (AI), it is highly desirable to develop
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5 questions with the director of the Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences

With some 4,000 enrolled students, the Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences turns out critical talent to fill the ever-growing demand in South Florida’s booming tech economy. An expanding faculty roster likewise is increasing the innovation research that
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