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ShellHacks Joins the MLH 2019 Season!

Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) is excited to announce that ShellHacks has officially joined the Major League Hacking (MLH) 2019 Hackathon Season! ShellHacks is the first general hackathon taking place in the United States for the 2018-2019 school year, kicking off a new season of awesome
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UPE Reaches Out to Rising Freshmen

Hundreds of eager freshmen crowd into the WRC basketball court, firmly marking the beginning of freshman orientations, and with them, dozens of student organizations man tables lining the walls. The curious students question representatives at each table, gathering flyers and
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Screenshot of VR Storm Surge Visualization

Virtual Reality Storm Surge Visualization System

  A storm surge occurs when winds, produced by a high-category hurricane, pushes water towards the land. Current systems usually rely upon 2D visuals when demonstrating the areas that may be affected or were already affected by a hurricane. Distributed
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Photo of Kierstin winning Top Teacher Award

FIU Coding Clubs Girls participated in the 3rd Annual Code/Art Miami event

The FIU Coding Clubs Girls participated in the 3rd Annual Code/Art Miami event, which was attended by 350 people and held on Sunday, May 20, 2018, at University of Miami. Some stats about the event: Thanks to a SCIS-Code/Art MOU
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Shonda and Shalisha Witherspoon graduates with Master’s degrees and a Job offers

SCIS students, Shonda and Shalisha Witherspoon graduated with master’s in information technology with a concentration in software engineering. Just two years ago, the twins received their bachelor’s degree becoming the first members of their family to graduate college. While taking
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UPE Receives National & FIU Awards

The School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS) is happy to announce that our chapter of Upsilon Pi Epsilon has received the award for Top National Chapter from the UPE Association! This award is given to the most outstanding chapter
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CEC Engineers and their Senior Design Projects

A solar and electric-powered trolley, a transfer system that moves patients from one hospital bed to another, and a virtual roll call for police officers … what do all these have in common? They were all senior design projects conceptualized
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I am a Freshman, so what?

In Fall 2017, I moved to the United States from India as a Freshman at Florida International University, Miami majoring in Computer Science. I had received a full-tuition merit scholarship with an invitation to the Honors College. I also received
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Photo features Farelogix hiring managers and several of our CS/IT Alumni

Farelogix and FIU SCIS Establish Airline Data Analytics Training Program

Farelogix and FIU SCIS today announced the formation of the new Data Science for Airlines Informatics (DSAI) program, an advanced training program focused on airline data analytics and decision sciences. The program will be dedicated to the study and implementation
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SCIS students worked with SOP Technologies to help develop a “Smart Stormwater” system

  Leandro Gonzalez and Luis Miguel Herrnsdorf showcased their project in the CEC Senior Design Project, on building a web app to help cities track and analyze data captured by wireless sensors.  Stop Ocean Pollution (SOP) Technologies’ Smart Stormwater system
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Photo from the 13th Annual FIU High School Programming Competition

FIU High School Programming Competition

Saturday, April 14th, 120 amazing high school computer science students and their teachers participated in our 13th Annual FIU High School Programming Competition. They were amazing in every way. I know many of you graduated from South Florida high schools,
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Group photo from IEEE MIPR 2018

IEEE MIPR 2018

The 1st IEEE International Conference on Multimedia Information Processing and Retrieval (MIPR) has held a whole day retreat on the first day of the conference on April 10th and invited the pioneers and leaders in the multimedia research community to
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