The School of Computing and Information Sciences held their SCIS Annual Awards Presentation, honoring the best of the best in the School, the College and Florida International University.

Since we could not be together physically, we want you to take advantage of any opportunity to let our award winners know that we recognize their achievements and appreciate their contributions to our School.

Faculty Awards

  • Excellence in Teaching
    Dr. Hadi Amini
  • Excellence in Teaching for Non-Tenured Faculty
    Dr. Richard Whittaker
  • Excellence in Fundamental Research
    Dr. Liting Hu
  • Excellence in Applied Research
    Dr. Fahad Saeed
  • Excellence in Service
    Dr. Nagarajan Prabakar
  • Excellence in Mentorship
    Dr. Giri Narasimhan

Student Awards

  • OVERALL Outstanding Graduate Student
    Daniel Ruiz-Perez
  • Best Graduate Student Teaching
    Tianren Yang
  • Best Graduate Student Research
    Qi Li
  • Best Graduate Student Service
    Sanjeev Kaushik
  • Overall Outstanding Undergraduate
    Alexis Gonzalez
  • Best Undergraduate Student Teaching
    Hayron Alvarez Garcia
  • Best Undergraduate Student Service
    Dyan Celne

Staff Awards

  • Best Administrative Staff
    Rebeca Arocha
  • Best Technical Staff
    Eric Johnson
  • Best Advising Staff
    Yessenia Lopez-Reyes

Read more about the 2020 Awards Ceremony and view the photo gallery here.