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$50,000 from the Caplan Foundation and $80,000 from The Children’s Trust to support the development and pilot testing of the “Baby Feed” App and Portals

Dr. Masoud Sadjadi, together with Drs. Cristina Palacios, Jean Hannan, and Marcia Varella from the FIU Colleges of Public Health & Social Work, Nursing & Health Sciences, and Medicine, has been awarded $50,000 from the Caplan Foundation and $80,000 from The
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Student co-founded startup that gives businesses data-driven insights

Eric Azcona, an undergraduate information technology student at FIU’s School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS),  is proving that you can pursue your career and study at the same time. Born and raised in the Dominican Republic, Azcona immigrated to the United States in
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FIU SCIS CPSlab Gets Their Papers Accepted at ACM BuildSys 2020 and ACM IEEE IGSC 2020

FIU SCIS Ph.D. students Qi Li, Yuzhou Feng, and Keyang Yu who are members of FIU SCIS Cyber-Physical Systems Lab (https://cps.cis.fiu.edu/) led by Prof. Dong Chen (http://users.cis.fiu.edu/~dochen/) has recently gotten their SolarTrader, SolarDiagnostics, and SmartAttack papers accepted at ACM BuildSys
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Got my first job! Working as a software engineer at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Name: Cesar Villa Garcia Hometown: Lima, Peru Degree/major: Bachelor’s in computer science Where are you working? Title? JPMorgan Chase & Co., software engineer How did you get your job? I learned about opportunities at JPMorgan Chase & Co. at an
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Azhar Ali

My virtual internship at Facebook

Name: Azhar Ali Hometown: Marabella, Trinidad and Tobago What is your major: Computer Science and Mathematics Where did you intern? What did you do there? I interned at Facebook as a Facebook University (FBU) Engineering intern. FBU is a freshman/sophomore program
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ShellHacks 2020

The weekend of September 25-27th Upsilon Pi Epsilon virtually held ShellHacks via Hopin, Florida’s largest hackathon. ShellHacks was open to all students with the interest of coming to learn the latest technologies, build innovative projects, and showcase their talents regardless
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Robotics Academy gains national recognition for construction industry virtual and augmented reality training tools

FIU’s Robotics Academy has won a Dynamite Award in the “Incubator” category from the American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council.  Researchers from the College of Communication, Architecture, + The Arts (CARTA) and the College of Engineering & Computing (CEC) collaborated to launch the
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Florida IT Pathways to Success (Flit-Path) Meeting/Social

In its fifth year, this NSF awarded, $5 million, five-year grant – Florida IT Pathways to Success project has provided 112 scholarships to our panthers as well as the development of a sense of community amongst our computer science, information
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UPE Kickoff Fall 2020

With the beginning of the final semester of 2020, Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE),  the largest technology organization within FIU, held its 2020 Fall Kickoff General Meeting virtually via Zoom on August 28th. The meeting was open to all students regardless
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My virtual internship at Allstate as a software engineer

Name: Glenda Gonzalez  Hometown: Miami, FL What is your major: Computer science Where did you intern? What did you do there? I interned virtually at Allstate as a software engineer within their Allstate Dealer Services (ADS) department. How did you
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Virtual Office

The office staff will be online through Zoom Monday – Friday from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm URL: https://fiu.zoom.us/my/scisoffice Meeting ID: 3053482744  (same as the main office phone number) All our office numbers have been directed to our cellphones, and
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Got my first job! Working at Microsoft as a program manager

Name: Carolina Uribe-Gosselin Hometown: Miami, FL Degree/major: Bachelor’s in computer science and a minor in psychology Where are you working? Title? Microsoft, program manager How did you get your job? Through UPE’s ShellHacks, I met a Microsoft recruiter and expressed
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