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Recap: Grace Hopper 2019

I believe young women in SCIS need the opportunity to learn about the wide range of careers and research available to them so that they can feel empowered to make a positive difference in the world.  Maria “Cristy” Charters, SCIS
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Workshop, Artificial Intelligence (AI) Embedded Information Assurance (IA), “The Nexus of IA & AI”

The workshop titled, Artificial Intelligence (AI) Embedded Information Assurance (IA) Workshop, with the theme “The Nexus of IA & AI” seeks to identify and propose scientific research to resolve issues involving key security questions in building and relying on the Internet of
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SCIS Research Day

The First Annual SCIS Research Day is here. We cordially invite you to join us for the whole-day event to celebrate our research at SCIS. The event will consist of 41 student poster presentations, a guest presentation, and 6 faculty research talks, in addition
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Dr. Mark A. Finlayson wins Faculty Award for Excellence in Research and Creative Activities

Recently, Dr. Mark A. Finlayson won the Faculty Award for Excellence in Research and Creative Activities. This award recognizes excellence in scholarly achievement or artistic/literary accomplishment. Six awards will be given, each award carries a $5,000 stipend.  Read more about
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Rahul Mittal, FIU Homecoming Prince

When I started at Florida International University in Fall 2017, moving from India, I didn’t even know what Homecoming was. I learned that Homecoming celebrated the spirit of FIU by inviting alumni and organizing various festivities throughout the week for
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A reimagined internet may be closer than you think

It’s hard to imagine a world without the internet. But with the rise of machine learning and the Internet of Things (IoT), today’s internet faces serious challenges. Through a $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), a collaborative project
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NBC 6 visited the Robotics and Fabrication Lab at FIU

National Science Foundation has awarded $1M to FIU to jump-start its Robotics Academy. The awarded team will develop some innovative training tools and educational resources for Architecture, Engineering and Construction industries through next-generation technology and training. Our goal is to
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ShellHacks 2019 Review

Thirty-six hours of no sleep, plenty of coffee and a will to do good, that’s the idea behind ShellHacks, the largest hackathon in Florida held at FIU’s Graham Center. The hackathon, a sprint-like event where participants build code, develop apps and
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12-month fellowship opportunity for Students

The eMerge Americas Foundation and John S. and James L. Knight Foundation have partnered to establish a fellowship program that invests in the professional development of top-performing local university engineering students and introduces them to opportunities at top-tier South Florida-based
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My internship at Microsoft as an engineer, program manager

During the summer of 2019, Catherine Angelini interned at Microsoft at its corporate headquarters in Redmond, Washington. During her internship, she worked as a program manager and software engineer with the information protection team of Office 365 Security and Compliance.
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FIU to help infuse artificial intelligence into the building design, construction industries with $1 million NSF grant

The National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Convergence Accelerator program has awarded a $1 million grant to a team of FIU researchers to evaluate the automation needs of the architecture, engineering and construction industries and develop a training program in partnership with several
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SCIS Ph.D. Student Received a Highly Competitive Travel Grant to Attend Workshops at 6th ACM International Conference on Systems for Energy-Efficient Buildings, Cities, and Transportation (BuildSys 2019)

­Sunanda Guha, a first-year Ph.D. student at School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS), College of Engineering and Computing has been awarded the prestigious travel grant to attend Device-free Human Sensing Workshop at the 6th ACM International Conference on Systems
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