Posts tagged with: "National Science Foundation"

FIU to collaborate on health breakthroughs through NSF Engineering Research Centers

FIU to collaborate on health breakthroughs through NSF Engineering Research Centers

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has invested nearly $80 million total to create four new Engineering Research Centers (ERCs) to […]

Keith Ellenbogen; Madagascar; Madagascar RAP 2010; horizontal; marine; underwater, Vohemar Bay, Seagrass (Syringodium isoetifolium) with epiphytes

Biodiversity negates carbon storage in seagrasses, new study finds

Scientists are zeroing in on the seagrass meadows that could help slow down climate change. Seagrass meadows are great absorbers […]

Biologist Ross Boucek (pictured) and a team of FIU researchers found common snook in deeper waters of the Florida Everglades survived the 2010 cold spell that brought temperatures down to the 30s.

Snook survive cold spell in deeper waters of Everglades

Restoring freshwater flow to the Florida Everglades could help snook, one of the state’s prized gaming fish, survive extreme climate […]

Florida sets the standard for water efficiency in the south

Florida sets the standard for water efficiency in the south

Florida leads the south in water efficiency, according to a study examining water use across the United States. While states […]

Paolo Benigni is part of the research team at FIU's Center for Aquatic Chemistry and Environment that has developed a new tool to assess oil spill damage.

Scientists develop new tool to assess oil spills

Scientists are getting an entirely new perspective of what happens to oil in a spill, thanks to a tool developed […]

NSF awards FIU $3 million for national pilot program to increase female physics majors

NSF awards FIU $3 million for national pilot program to increase female physics majors

Armed with a $3 million National Science Foundation grant, researchers are heading back to high school to encourage more women […]

DeNovo Biodevice

Researchers learn how to take an idea from lab to market

Sharan Ramaswamy designed a device that mimics human circulation in which cells and tissues can be grown. The technology enables […]

John Kominoski (R) performs maintenance on a water pump as part of a study on the ability of streams to support aquatic life. Credit: Jon Benstead/University of Alabama

Collaboration helps solve environmental global concerns

Researchers from around the world often struggle with similar challenges, but by coming together to share their experiences, they are […]

FIU receives $5 million NSF grant to launch Center for Aquatic Chemistry and the Environment

FIU receives $5 million NSF grant to launch Center for Aquatic Chemistry and the Environment

When an explosion at the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig sent millions of gallons of oil spilling into the Gulf of […]

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Creative concept of the human brain

FIU takes an interdisciplinary approach to neuroscience research

The brain is the most complex organ in the human body. It makes up two percent of a body’s mass yet […]

Professor Stavros Georgakopoulos shows how researchers are bringing age-old origami techniques to 21st century space.

Origami research continues to unfold

  In January 2014, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in FIU’s College of Engineering and Computing announced that a National Science Foundation […]

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FIU grows community roots for geoscience education, careers

FIU grows community roots for geoscience education, careers

The Department of Earth and Environment in the College of Arts & Sciences is growing roots for geoscience education and […]

FIU, M-DCPS launch biology modeling workshop for local teachers

FIU, M-DCPS launch biology modeling workshop for local teachers

FIU recently hosted high school teachers from Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) for a training workshop on biology modeling instruction. […]

FIU leads national study on South Florida’s water supply

FIU leads national study on South Florida’s water supply

A team of researchers led by FIU has been awarded a $5million grant from the National Science Foundation to conduct a five-year study of […]

Supercomputing and visualization XSEDE workshop coming April 4-5

Faculty and students can learn how to accelerate their research and enrich their teaching at an April 4-5 XSEDE workshop […]

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