Group photo from IEEE MIPR 2018


The 1st IEEE International Conference on Multimedia Information Processing and Retrieval (MIPR) has held a whole day retreat on the first day of the conference on April 10th and invited the pioneers and leaders in the multimedia research community to
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Mark Allen Weiss, FIU Top Scholar for Research and Creative Activities

Congratulations to our associate dean for undergraduate education, Mark Allen Weiss, on being named an FIU Top Scholar for Research and Creative Activities in the category of Awards/Honors. The award is in recognition of his three separate and highly competitive
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Group photo of FIU Coding Club Hackathon

FIU Coding Clubs Hackathon

The hackathon was the third and last spring event organized by middle school girls from the FIU Coding Clubs. Thirty students participated: 18 from the FIU Coding Clubs and 12 from our partner Code/Art, a local nonprofit organization. Four SCIS
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Flyer of Senior Design Project Showcase

CEC Senior Design Project Showcase

This year SCIS Senior Project Showcase will collaborate with College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) to host its 1st Annual Senior Design Project Showcase event on April 20th, 2018 at the FIU Ocean Bank Convocation Center (FIU Arena). The inaugural event will bring
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Photo of teach students stem at FIU CASE Spring Break 2018 Mini Camp

FIU CASE Spring Break Mini Camp

FIU SCIS collaborated with FIU CASE in the design of  STEM activities for the FIU CASE Spring Break Mini Camp. SCIS students Cristina Alonso and Lissett Munoz implemented coding, robotics and encryption activities with 25 of the 35 Miami Dade
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Photo of Mohsen Taheri holding his awarded UGS Provost Award for Graduate Student Engagement

Mohsen Taheri awarded the UGS Provost Award for Graduate Student Engagement

Empowering Startup Communities and Supporting Local Entrepreneurship Initiatives in Miami and South Florida Mohsen Taheri has been awarded the UGS Provost Award for Graduate Student Engagement at the Provost Awards Recognition Reception, which took place during the Graduate Student Appreciation
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WICS – LinkedIn Workshop + Professional Headshots

  At this workshop, students got the opportunity to make their LinkedIn profile more appealing to potential recruiters. After the workshop, the students got to take a professional headshots which they can use for their LinkedIn profiles.

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The AAA and SAS Programs FRC team will be competing in the South Florida Regional FRC Competition

FIU SCIS and the Sculptures Lab, under the supervision of Mario Eraso and Robert Chambers, partnered to provide a site on the FIU campus to high school students who during 6 weeks (January 6 – February 17) built and tested
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FIU Coding Clubs Showcase

The FIU Coding Clubs Showcase is a family event in which the club members present to the community games and projects they have coded using Scratch. The more advanced students present educational slides on the fundamentals of coding and discuss
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VR Club – Make a Virtual Reality Game in Unreal Engine

Learn how to create experiences for Virtual Reality in a Beginner Workshop. We’ll walk you through the steps, from beginning to end, on how to: Install Unreal Engine on your laptop Set up the VR Development Kit available on Steam
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Super Smash Bros Gaming Tournament

The tournament brought together over a hundred students from around campus to compete, have fun, and start relaxing for spring break! There where lots of giveaways from Nintendo, Amazon, Discord, Pepsi, and Monster.  Prizes for the tournament and contest included
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Photo of Mark Finlayson at FIU School of Computing and Information Sciences

SCIS Assistant Professor awarded NSF CAREER

Mark A. Finlayson has been awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER award to develop new artificial intelligence techniques to automatically uncover and confirm the fundamental structures underlying narrative. Using this funding, Dr. Finlayson and his students will develop new
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