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Professors receive NSF grant to develop app to mitigate impact of COVID-19

The health care system has been impacted significantly due to the rapidly growing number of COVID-19 cases. A shortage of basic medical supplies, personal protective equipment (PPE) and medical technology has been a major challenge for health care professionals around
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Dr. Saeed awarded prestigious $1 Million R01 grant from National Institute of Health

Congrats to Dr. Fahad Saeed and his team for securing R01 grant which is the oldest and most competitive grant mechanisms at the National Institute of Health. The NIH has awarded approximately $1 Million for Dr. Fahad Saeed’s grant 1R01GM134384 entitled “Multimodal Machine-Learning and High Performance Computing
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Computing professor creates dashboard for COVID-19 prediction, visualization

Organizations around the world have created coronavirus-tracking tools to monitor COVID-19 cases through real-time analytics. An FIU professor, who specializes in theoretical optimization and learning algorithms, has created a dashboard that can predict the number of cases and deaths from COVID-19 using data analytics.
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FIU researchers are developing solutions for smart city infrastructures, autonomous vehicles

Two of our researchers from the College of Engineering & Computing – M. Hadi Amini, an assistant professor in the School of Computing & Information Sciences, and Alireza Rahimi, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering have been working on ways
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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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