SCIS 2018 Awards Ceremony


The School of Computing and Information Sciences is a leading research School and the largest producer of computing talent in the State of Florida. We are a leader in the United States in training Hispanic PhD Students.

  • FIU SCIS Ranks 39th in Computer Science R&D expenditures NSF Higher Education Research and Development Survey
  • Florida International University made the ranking at 13th for Bachelor’s Degrees in Information Technology and 4th for Bachelor’s Degrees in Computer Science (online programs)
  • FIU SCIS Awarded the 4th most Computer Science degrees (inside colleges of engineering)

Faculty Awards

  • Excellence in Teaching
    Mark Finlayson
  • Excellence in Fundamental Research
    Jason Liu
  • Excellence in Applied Research
    Bogdan Carbunar
  • Excellence in Service
    Peter Clarke
  • Excellence in Mentorship
    Naphtali Rishe

Student Awards

  • Overall Outstanding Graduate Student
    Qing Wang
  • Best Graduate Student Research
    Haiman Tian

Special Recognition Awards

  • Student Appreciation Certificates
    Shanna Sit, Christopher Rodriguez and Jake Lopez
  • Best Technical Staff
    Catherine Hernandez
  • Best Advising Staff
    Jeanely Guzman
  • Best Administrative Staff
    Donaley Dorsett

Read more about the 2018 Awards Ceremony and view the photo gallery here.

Award Ceremony 2018