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Skill Court Highlighted at Miami Maker Faire | School of Computing and Information Sciences

Skill Court Highlighted at Miami Maker Faire

The Miami Maker Faire was held on April 8th and 9th at Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus. At the event attended by thousands, FIU featured several exhibits including ICAVE VR experience, Hardware Lab, Coding Fun, and the very popular Soldering
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FIU Girls Who Code Club Parents and Community Night | School of Computing and Information Sciences 1

FIU Girls Who Code Club Parents and Community Night

At the event, the FIU Girls Who Code (GWC) Club members presented on the lives of pioneering women in computer science, explained coding concepts to the audience and played their own game creations in Scratch. The Club is made up
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Dr. Iyengar inducted into AIMBE | School of Computing and Information Sciences

Dr. Iyengar inducted into AIMBE

Dr. S.S. Iyengar has been inducted as a College of Fellows in the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE). For outstanding contributions to development of distributed computational algorithms with applications in biomedical sciences and engineering and education of computer scientists. He
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New Eye Implant Device could Save Glaucoma Patients’ vision | School of Computing and Information Sciences 2

New Eye Implant Device could Save Glaucoma Patients’ vision

People with high-risk glaucoma will be able to monitor their disease, anywhere, anytime, thanks to a new device developed by an FIU professor. S.S. Iyengar Glaucoma is an eye disease in which increased intraocular pressure causes damage to the optic
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IT student Ricardo Salafia, talks about the future of Gaming & Computing | School of Computing and Information Sciences

IT student Ricardo Salafia, talks about the future of Gaming & Computing

Information technology student, Ricardo Salafia, who is a member of the Panther Esports team that competes in Overwatch tournaments as part of a national network of collegiate gaming clubs. Is featured in FIU News series, Introduced. Watch the video here: http://news.fiu.edu/2017/03/introduced-ricardo-salafia-18/109722

Professor Sam Ganzfried featured on Miami Herald as the FIU prof who beat Poker Pros | School of Computing and Information Sciences

Professor Sam Ganzfried featured on Miami Herald as the FIU prof who beat Poker Pros

Sam Ganzfried a Professor of FIU’s School of Computing and Information Sciences was featured on March 9th, 2017 edition of Miami Herald’s Tropical Life. The Meet the FIU prof who beat Poker Pros by Nick Sortal, goes into how Ganzfried
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Give Your Old Phone a New Purpose | School of Computing and Information Sciences

Give Your Old Phone a New Purpose

There are many ways to give your old cell phone or mobile device new life. NBC 6 featured a few of our students and Jerry Miller, an FIU Computer Science professor on how they are put old phones to work. “The cameras
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MangoHacks 2017 Review | School of Computing and Information Sciences 6

MangoHacks 2017 Review

This past weekend SCIS hosted another great year of MangoHacks, a 36-hour hackathon that encourages learning, collaboration, growth, innovation, and fun. A hackathon is a creative coding and invention marathon. Students come together with an idea or a passion, get into teams,
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Dr. Mark Weiss is Recognized with IEEE Computer Society 2017 Taylor L. Booth Award | School of Computing and Information Sciences 1

Dr. Mark Weiss is Recognized with IEEE Computer Society 2017 Taylor L. Booth Award

Dr. Mark Weiss has been named the 2017 recipient of the IEEE Computer Society Taylor L. Booth Education Award, “For outstanding books, contributions to the Advanced Placement program, and their impact in the teaching of data structures and programming.” Professor
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Computer Science Ranked 39th in latest NSF HERD Survey | School of Computing and Information Sciences

Computer Science Ranked 39th in latest NSF HERD Survey

In a memo to the University on Nov. 29th, Provost Kenneth Furton and VP Andres Gil announced that “For the first time, we have reached top 100 ranking in five STEM categories (a BOG Preeminence criterion), with Computer Science ranked
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Open Faculty Positions | School of Computing and Information Sciences 2

Open Faculty Positions

FIU’s School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS) is a rapidly growing program of excellence at Florida International University (FIU). The School has 29 tenure-track faculty members and over 2,000 students, including over 90 Ph.D. students. The School is engaged
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Flit-Path Cohort B Grant | School of Computing and Information Sciences 1

Flit-Path Cohort B Grant

Florida-IT-Pathways to Success (Flit-Path) is a Collaborative Research Grant awarded by the National Science Foundation to the three metropolitan institutions, Florida International University (FIU), University of Central Florida (UCF) and University of South Florida (USF). The project will provide scholarships
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