Posts tagged with: "National Science Foundation"

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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Researcher to explore sustainability of freshwater resources

Researcher to explore sustainability of freshwater resources

FIU is part of a consortium of universities launching a study on water sustainability in the Sunbelt, with hopes of […]

Biology doctoral candidate Ross Boucek goes electrofishing for snook in the Everglades.

Students wade through research in the Everglades

Have you ever wondered what the inside of an alligator smells like? Do you know what a symphony of mosquitoes sound […]

FIU students awarded prestigious NSF Research Fellowships

FIU students awarded prestigious NSF Research Fellowships

Pamela Pimentel is interested in juveniles in the justice system, tracking this potentially vulnerable group’s path from questioning to incarceration. […]

Designing open-cloud databases in Scotland

Designing open-cloud databases in Scotland

This article is part of our Summer Sojourns 2012 series highlighting summer adventures of FIU students. Doctoral candidate Mario Consuegra […]

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Astryd Rodriguez, a traditionally reserved student according to her FIU professors, can't hide her excitement while encountering a storm during her summer research experience in Kansas.

Students chase storms, dreams this summer

Three atmospheric sciences majors from the Department of Earth and Environment are literally chasing their dreams this summer. The seniors […]