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IT student Ricardo Salafia, talks about the future of Gaming & Computing | School of Computing and Information Sciences

IT student Ricardo Salafia, talks about the future of Gaming & Computing

Information technology student, Ricardo Salafia, who is a member of the Panther Esports team that competes in Overwatch tournaments as part of a national network of collegiate gaming clubs. Is featured in FIU News series, Introduced. Watch the video here: http://news.fiu.edu/2017/03/introduced-ricardo-salafia-18/109722

Professor Sam Ganzfried featured on Miami Herald as the FIU prof who beat Poker Pros | School of Computing and Information Sciences

Professor Sam Ganzfried featured on Miami Herald as the FIU prof who beat Poker Pros

Sam Ganzfried a Professor of FIU’s School of Computing and Information Sciences was featured on March 9th, 2017 edition of Miami Herald’s Tropical Life. The Meet the FIU prof who beat Poker Pros by Nick Sortal, goes into how Ganzfried
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Give Your Old Phone a New Purpose | School of Computing and Information Sciences

Give Your Old Phone a New Purpose

There are many ways to give your old cell phone or mobile device new life. NBC 6 featured a few of our students and Jerry Miller, an FIU Computer Science professor on how they are put old phones to work. “The cameras
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MangoHacks 2017 Review | School of Computing and Information Sciences 6

MangoHacks 2017 Review

This past weekend SCIS hosted another great year of MangoHacks, a 36-hour hackathon that encourages learning, collaboration, growth, innovation, and fun. A hackathon is a creative coding and invention marathon. Students come together with an idea or a passion, get into teams,
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Dr. Mark Weiss is Recognized with IEEE Computer Society 2017 Taylor L. Booth Award | School of Computing and Information Sciences 1

Dr. Mark Weiss is Recognized with IEEE Computer Society 2017 Taylor L. Booth Award

Dr. Mark Weiss has been named the 2017 recipient of the IEEE Computer Society Taylor L. Booth Education Award, “For outstanding books, contributions to the Advanced Placement program, and their impact in the teaching of data structures and programming.” Professor
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Computer Science Ranked 39th in latest NSF HERD Survey | School of Computing and Information Sciences

Computer Science Ranked 39th in latest NSF HERD Survey

In a memo to the University on Nov. 29th, Provost Kenneth Furton and VP Andres Gil announced that “For the first time, we have reached top 100 ranking in five STEM categories (a BOG Preeminence criterion), with Computer Science ranked
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Open Faculty Positions | School of Computing and Information Sciences 2

Open Faculty Positions

FIU’s School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS) is a rapidly growing program of excellence at Florida International University (FIU). The School has 29 tenure-track faculty members and over 2,000 students, including over 90 Ph.D. students. The School is engaged
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Flit-Path Cohort B Grant | School of Computing and Information Sciences 1

Flit-Path Cohort B Grant

Florida-IT-Pathways to Success (Flit-Path) is a Collaborative Research Grant awarded by the National Science Foundation to the three metropolitan institutions, Florida International University (FIU), University of Central Florida (UCF) and University of South Florida (USF). The project will provide scholarships
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ACM 2016 Highlights | School of Computing and Information Sciences 1

ACM 2016 Highlights

We had an amazing Fall 2016, with an average attendance of 28 people per meeting ACM was able to develop a regular audience to listen in to workshops, get involved and namely hone their skills in Computer Programming. ACM was
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FIU STARS - Fall 2016 Highlights | School of Computing and Information Sciences 2

FIU STARS – Fall 2016 Highlights

FIU STARS is part of a national organization called STARS Computing Corps, whose purpose is to provide leadership, mentoring, and technical skills as a means to broaden participating in computing.   This year’s SCIS Outstanding Undergraduate Student Awards were presented to
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FIU's Upsilon Pi Epsilon Fall 2016 Highlights | School of Computing and Information Sciences 33

FIU’s Upsilon Pi Epsilon Fall 2016 Highlights

The Florida International University chapter of Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) had an incredibly successful year, establishing itself as the premier organization for students majoring in the computing and information disciplines. As the only honor society in these fields of study,
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SCIS Alumni introduced an application to help residents of Flint, Michigan in water crisis | School of Computing and Information Sciences 1

SCIS Alumni introduced an application to help residents of Flint, Michigan in water crisis

Researchers introduced a mobile application and a website to help residents of Flint, Michigan easily find water crisis information. Mywater-Flint is an Android application and website, Mywater-Flint.com, developed by Dr. Mark Allison, a former PhD student and now Assistant Professor
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