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SCIS students work with Marino Campus Young adults with developmental disabilities and bond with peers over computers

The Marino Campus, had a 10-month post-secondary educational program to help young adults with autism or other developmental disabilities bridge the gap between high school and employment. Students, who range in age from 18 to 30, may participate in the
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Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Programs Return to Miami

Girls who Code Summer Immersion Programs Return to FIU

Girls Who Code, the national nonprofit working to close the gender gap in technology, kicked off its 2017 Summer Immersion Program today in Miami in partnership with Citrix and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Florida International University and the Idea
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Graduate Student, Deya Banisakher wins Best Poster at FLAIRS Conference

Deya M. Banisakher, a Ph.D. Candidate at FIU’s School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS), have won the 30th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference (FLAIRS) Award for Best Poster, “A Supervised Classification Approach to Predicting Knee Pain Improvement in Osteoarthritis
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Summer 2017 Graduate Students Internships

The School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS) highlights some of the Ph.D. students in Computer Science who have received internship opportunities at important and renowned companies this Summer: Deya Banisakher Deya Banisakher is a Ph.D. candidate at SCIS working
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2016-2017 Student Internships

  One of the main goals in the School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS) is to help its computer science (CS) and information technology (IT) students be prepared to enter the workforce when they graduate. Apart from exposing its
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SCIS student will intern at CERN

Alastair Paragas, SCIS student completing his Computer Science degree, will intern at CERN, located in Geneva, Switzerland. CERN is the home of the hadron collider where the Higgs-Boson particle was discovered. Another great development at CERN was the creation of
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Girls Who Code club inspiring the next generation of women in IT

The Girls Who Code club, a two-hour weekly meeting that occurs every Tuesday on FIU’s MMC TechStation. The program started during the Fall 2016 semester and now offers the second club this spring to middle school students. The objective is
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Dr. Iyengar speaks on FCC putting an end to cell phone use in prisons

NBC 6 News spoke with Dr. Iyengar on how the FCC can help end cell phone use in prisons. “When the FCC gets into the larger picture it certainly can bring a robust system of jamming.” “Now if the inmate
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FIU STARS: Extrava-Java-Ganza Winners

FIU STARS: Extrava-Java-Ganza has come to its end on Sunday evening but not without a few winners. With the grand prize being RC Quadcopter Drone the competition was fierce. Let congratulate the following winners. 1st Place Grand Prize – Juan Grajales Winning
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Dr. Iyengar is recognized at FIU’s Book Authors’ Recognition Reception

In April, FIU held the Book Authors’ Recognition Reception and presented awards to the faculty with books that are highly regarded in their industry. SCIS own Dr. Iyengar was awarded for his book “Smart Grids: Security and Privacy Issues”. The book provides
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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

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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