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Photo from FIU First Robotics Open

1st Annual FIU Robotics Open

Over 300 students from elementary and middle schools around South Florida participated last weekend in the 1st Annual FIU Robotics Open. Thirty teams competed to demonstrate their skills in mathematical analysis, creativity, engineering design, and computer programming in a fun
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SCIS 2018 Awards Ceremony

The School of Computing and Information Sciences is a leading research School and the largest producer of computing talent in the State of Florida. We are a leader in the United States in training Hispanic PhD Students. FIU SCIS Ranks
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UPE & WiCS at Dolphins STEM Day

The advancement of STEM fields in South Florida depends heavily on reaching out to the next generation and getting them excited about solving the problems of tomorrow. This past Monday, October 27th, the Dolphins STEM Day event helped to further
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FIU Places in NBC Hackathon

The brand-new Telemundo Center has officially been inaugurated with its very first official hackathon! This past weekend of November 2nd, Comcast NBCUniversal held a hackathon to encourage students to develop their skills, network, and compete for a $10,000 grand prize!
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ACM Southeastern Regional Programming Competition – Fall 2019

Yesterday, the Academy of CS Education and the School of Computing andInformation Sciences hosted the ACM Southeastern Regional ProgrammingCompetition. We had 17 teams competing on the FIU campus in PG 116. Atotal of about 105 teams competed overall from four
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CS-STEM Afterschool Program in Miami Beach

From the FIU Office of Engagement: At FIU, the Future Is Us FIU’s designation as a Carnegie Engaged University relies ondemonstrating its commitment to the community. Founded on the principle that auniversity can enrich its community, the FIU Office of
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FIU at BC Hackathon

Carlos Lahrssen, Andres Valdes, Angelo Saraceno, MJ Ramos, David Castaneda BC hackathon was a great experience. We found it through the hackathon.com website since it is not yet an MLH event. Since our team consisted of MangoHacks and ShellHacks organizers
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Tariq King, SCIS Alumni, wins Distinguished Alumni Award

Distinguished Alumni Award is presented to alumni who have brought honor and distinction to the university through their notable record of service and achievement in a particular discipline, organization or cause Tariq M. King Tariq King is the senior director
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SCIS Faculty at FIU Annual Patent Recognition Award Ceremony

Dr. Iyengar, Dr. Prabaker and Dr. Rishe were recognized for receiving a US Patent on their inventions at the annual Patent Recognition Award Ceremony on October 25th. Dr. S.S. Iyengar Dr. S.S. Iyengar and Dr. Nagarajan Prabakar Systems for Controlling
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Alumni from #FIUSCIS won at TwitchCon Hackathon

#FIUSCIS alumnus were at TwitchCon Hackathon 2018 on October 27th. The hackathon allowed partnered streamers to provide ideas for new and useful extensions. Selected ideas given to teams to up to four to create prototypes by the end of the
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SCIS Bachelor’s Degrees in Information Technology & Bachelor’s Degrees in Computer Science Rankings

Florida International University made the ranking at 13th for Bachelor’s Degrees in Information Technology and 4th for Bachelor’s Degrees in Computer Science. The 2019 Best Online Colleges rankings are based on two important factors: salary potential, and tuition rates. We
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SCIS Grad Student paper on An Analysis of Chinese Influence on Bitcoin

SCIS graduate student, Mireya Jurado,  co-wrote “The Looming Threat of China- An Analysis of Chinese Influence on Bitcoin” which is getting attention by a few major tech media outlets. The paper states that China has both “mature capabilities” and “strong motives” to
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