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CS-STEM Afterschool Program in Miami Beach

From the FIU Office of Engagement: At FIU, the Future Is Us FIU’s designation as a Carnegie Engaged University relies ondemonstrating its commitment to the community. Founded on the principle that auniversity can enrich its community, the FIU Office of
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FIU at BC Hackathon

BC hackathon was a great experience. We found it through the website since it is not yet an MLH event. Since our team consisted of MangoHacks and ShellHacks organizers we were able to give the BC organizers some tips
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Tariq King, SCIS Alumni, wins Distinguished Alumni Award

Distinguished Alumni Award is presented to alumni who have brought honor and distinction to the university through their notable record of service and achievement in a particular discipline, organization or cause Tariq King is the senior director and engineering fellow
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SCIS Faculty at FIU Annual Patent Recognition Award Ceremony

Dr. Iyengar, Dr. Prabaker and Dr. Rishe were recognized for receiving a US Patent on their inventions at the annual Patent Recognition Award Ceremony on October 25th. Dr. S.S. Iyengar and Dr. Nagarajan Prabakar Systems for Controlling a Movable Object
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Alumni from #FIUSCIS won at TwitchCon Hackathon

#FIUSCIS alumnus were at TwitchCon Hackathon 2018 on October 27th. The hackathon allowed partnered streamers to provide ideas for new and useful extensions. Selected ideas given to teams to up to four to create prototypes by the end of the
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SCIS Bachelor’s Degrees in Information Technology & Bachelor’s Degrees in Computer Science Rankings

Florida International University made the ranking at 13th for Bachelor’s Degrees in Information Technology and 4th for Bachelor’s Degrees in Computer Science. The 2019 Best Online Colleges rankings are based on two important factors: salary potential, and tuition rates. We
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SCIS Grad Student paper on An Analysis of Chinese Influence on Bitcoin

SCIS graduate student, Mireya Jurado,  co-wrote “The Looming Threat of China- An Analysis of Chinese Influence on Bitcoin” which is getting attention by a few major tech media outlets. The paper states that China has both “mature capabilities” and “strong motives” to
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Dr. Peter Clarke was presented with the Excellence in Advising and Mentorship Award

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Peter Clarke for being selected as a recipient of Excellence in Advising and Mentorship Award. FIU’s Faculty Senate Honorary Degrees and Awards Committee recognizes Dr. Peter Clarke excellence in distinguished contributions in undergraduate advising
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RDF Robotics Lab Grand Opening

RDF Lab is a collaborative effort between Florida International University’s departments. These departments include Architecture, Art + Art History, Computer Science, Music, Physics, Electrical Engineering, Bio-Medical Engineering, Southeast Environmental Research Center, Sea Level Solution Center, and Sustainable Built Environments and Informatics.
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SCIS Senior Project “Virtual Roll Call” is Awarded

“Virtual Roll Call” has been awarded the 2018 IACP/Security Industry Association Michael Shanahan Leadership in Public/Private Cooperation Award and has identified them as part of an elite group of leaders in the field of Public/Private Cooperation. This award will be
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SCIS goes to 2018 Grace Hopper Conference

Five faculty members and twenty-six female students from FIU were granted a scholarship from the School of Computing and Information Sciences to attend the 2018 Grace Hopper Conference, Sept. 26 – 28th, thanks to the generosity of our director, Dr.
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SCIS student, Kerlin Michel intern at Amazon

Kerlin Michel interned at Amazon from February to July 2018 as a software engineer, under Amazon Web Services (AWS) and worked on the AppSync Service. The project Kerlin worked on was a backend-as-a-service. It was a way for users to
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