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A photo of Octavio Cardet at Mircosoft office.

Intern at Microsoft as a Software Engineer

Octavio Avila-Cardet, a Computer Science major, from Cuba. Interned for Microsoft as a software engineer. I worked in the core services department where internal tools and software that will be used by other Microsoft employees are developed. My team was
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Great Minds in STEM Scholarship

Great Minds in Stem (GMiS) is offering merit-based scholarships range from $500 – $10,000. Applicants must demonstrate merit through academic achievements, leadership and campus/community activities. Scholarship recipients will receive complimentary registration, lodging, and travel to the 2019 GMiS Conference which
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Luis Irizarry of Squadflick

FIU’s School of Computing and Information Sciences alumni, Luis Irizarry, moved to Miami, Fl in 2007 from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. He graduated in Fall of 2013 with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. After graduation, Luis worked as a
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Join FIU’s Premier Organization for Technology

What is ACM? The Association for Computing Machinery is an international learned society for computing. It was founded in 1947, and is the world’s largest scientific and educational computing society. The ACM is a non-profit professional membership group, with nearly 100,000 members
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Dr. Iyengar has been awarded the “2019 IEEE Intelligence and Security Informatics (ISI) Research Leadership Award

I am pleased to share this good news!  Our Director, Dr. Iyengar has been awarded the “2019 IEEE Intelligence and Security Informatics (ISI) Research Leadership Award” for his contributions for research and education in the area of Distributed Sensor Systems at
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MangoHacks

Florida’s Sweetest Hackathon A place for discovery Mangohacks is a 36 hour hackathon that encourages learning, collaboration, growth, innovation, and fun. We will welcome 500+ students from Florida and across the country, amazing mentors, and wonderful sponsors to create amazing
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Dr. S.S. Iyengar has been awarded the “Lifetime Achievement Award”

We are pleased to share this good news – Our Director, Dr. Iyengar has been awarded the “Lifetime Achievement Award” for his contributions in research and education in the area of Distributed Sensor Systems at the 25th IEEE International Conference
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FIUSCIS hosted CodeFest 2018

Marking the end of Computer Science Education Week, FIU’s School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS) hosted the 5th annual CodeFest Miami, on Sunday, December 9th, 2018.  During this “mini-hackathon” event, children from elementary, K-8, and middle schools from South
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Cesar Villa-Garcia, #FIUSCIS Student, Named FIU Worlds Ahead Graduate

Worlds Ahead graduates are nominated by faculty members to be personally honored during their commencement ceremony. These graduates exhibit outstanding perseverance, intelligence, personal strength, and fully demonstrate and embrace what it means to be Worlds Ahead. This sets them apart
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Fall 2018 – CEC Senior Design Project Showcase

The College of Engineering and Computing hosted the Fall 2018 Senior Design Project Showcase. 77  SCIS students took part in demonstrating their newly acquired skills in software and hardware development. All of the #FIUSCIS students were judged by industry professionals,
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A humanoid robot called Sophia. An artificial-intelligence conference has been accused of having a discriminatory culture.Credit: Tomasz Wiech/AFP/Getty

Dr. Alonso was quoted on an article at Nature.com

Dr. Alonso was quoted on an article at nature.com on the issues were thrown into stark relief earlier this month with the release of a survey of 2,375 people — most of whom had either attended the meeting or submitted
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UPE Elects New Executive Board

Friday, October 12th, was a significant day for members of Upsilon Pi Epsilon; in addition to a General Body Meeting, an InfoTech Workshop, and an Info Session from Google Cloud Platform, the organization held its Executive Board Elections to elect
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