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2nd Annual South Florida VEX Robotics Regional Championship

Florida International University’s Academy for Computer Science Education and Bots for All, a nonprofit organization, hosted the 2nd Annual South Florida VEX Robotics Regional Championship on February 29th, 2020.  High school students presented their engineering skills in the form of
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Senior students, see instructions for your virtual presentation here.

 Dear College of Engineering & Computing Seniors, You’ve spent your last year cultivating original ideas, designing and creating innovations to produce solutions for industry problems through the Senior Design Capstone course. The time to present is fast approaching!    We
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FIU team captures top national honors in blockchain competition

Using a unique FIU Business-built blockchain, a multi-disciplinary team of FIU students captured first place in the Association for Information System’s national 2020 AIS Student Chapter Blockchain Challenge. The competition provided the first major opportunity to test PantherChain, a blockchain
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🐚 Announcing ShellHacks 2020, Florida’s Largest Hackathon!

Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) is excited to announce ShellHacks 2020, Florida’s Largest Hackathon, taking place from September 11th – 13th at Florida International University! Pre-register now at http://shellhacks.net! On its fourth year, ShellHacks will welcome 1,000 students from all around the world for a
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Virtual Google Development Workshops with UPE

Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, technologists around the world are scrambling to do their part in mitigating the pandemic. For many students, the transition to remote schooling resulted in a loss of on-campus learning resources, including in-person mentoring, workshops, and special
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Upsilon Pi Epsilon’s Valentines Gift to SCIS Students

Valentine’s Day, a day where people express their love to their dearest companions, has been, for the most part, unchanging where traditions are usually predicated on showing affection to others. But what about showing love and appreciation for programming, a
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Facebook on Campus Recruiting Day

Just before spring break started, FIU SCIS students networked with one of the biggest companies in tech, Facebook. With the end of the recruiting season for summer internships around the corner, Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) Advance collaborated with the Facebook
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FIU SCIS Lab Gets Their Paper Accepted at ACM/IEEE IPSN 2020

Congratulations to Florida International University SCIS Ph.D. students-Qi Li and Yuzhou Feng, and #FIUSCIS undergraduate research student-Yuyang Leng, members of FIU SCIS CPS Lab led by Profesor Dong Chen for recently made their SolarFinder paper accepted at ACM/IEEE IPSN 2020
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HackNight with UPE

Last Wednesday, the Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) Hackers committee hosted this year’s first HackNight, giving students a chance to participate in team-building activities and brainstorming application ideas for last week’s upcoming hackathons. Last week’s hackathons included UPE’s very own Global
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Architecture & SCIS students at Florida International University built a replica of the Hard Rock Stadium for Miami-Dade Police.

Samuel Morris was featured on Kansas City local KMBC 9 News on January 29th, 2020. He has worked with several students from FIU’s School of Architecture on building a 3D replica of Hard Rock Stadium. The project was requested by
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Yolanda Belisario internship at Assurant Inc.

Name: Yolanda Belisario Hometown: San Tome, Anzoategui, Venezuela. Where did you intern? What did you do there? I interned at Assurant Inc. Since my first day at Assurant, I was exposed to different technologies and methodologies. The very first day
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Ryan Paredes Internship at Assurant Inc.

Name: Ryan Paredes Hometown: New York Where did you intern? What did you do there? Assurant, Inc. I joined as the inaugural member of the Talent Development Pipeline working in the DevSecOps organization. There, I got to continue applying my
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