Posts tagged with: "Research"

Building better bridges: An FIU professor is leading the nation’s efforts to make infrastructure safer

Building better bridges: An FIU professor is leading the nation’s efforts to make infrastructure safer

FIU has designated five university programs as “preeminent,” a recognition of high-caliber, collaborative work that generates unique learning opportunities, pioneering […]

Focus on innovation: Better chemical testing

Focus on innovation: Better chemical testing

Research coming out of FIU combines advanced chemical coatings created in a campus lab with one of the most commonly […]

FIU biology student Valeria Paz helps conduct research on coral reef restoration.

Marine scientists and astronauts join forces to create world’s deepest coral nursery

Nestled in the Florida Keys Marine Sanctuary, 10 tree-like structures made of PVC pipes rise up from the ocean floor. […]

Zika outbreak in Wynwood stifled local economy

Zika outbreak in Wynwood stifled local economy

FIU researchers present first report documenting Zika’s negative impact on popular Miami district A new study released by FIU’s Robert Stempel […]

Doctoral student hopes to move South Florida traffic forward

Doctoral student hopes to move South Florida traffic forward

If you live in South Florida, you know what a hassle traffic can be, especially during rush hour. For Homa […]

Researcher awarded grant for HIV/AIDS drug study

Researcher awarded grant for HIV/AIDS drug study

Rahul Dev Jayant, assistant professor in the Department of Immunology, has received a $25,000 grant from The Campbell Foundation in […]

FIU takes center stage at eMerge Americas 2017

FIU takes center stage at eMerge Americas 2017

“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, […]

Ph.D. student studies how political extremists create a following

Ph.D. student studies how political extremists create a following

What themes and symbols allow political extremist movements to create a brand and develop potential followers? This question sparked an […]

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Researchers adapt coated fabric to determine freshness of fruit

Researchers adapt coated fabric to determine freshness of fruit

Scientists have found a quick and reliable way to test the freshness of the fruit in your grocer’s produce section. […]

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 […]

Chemical sampling technology: an industry game-changer

Chemical sampling technology: an industry game-changer

FIU patent produces accurate results in minutes A new method developed at FIU makes toxicological, biological and environmental sampling and […]

Wearable sensor helps people keep tabs on drinking

Wearable sensor helps people keep tabs on drinking

Electrical engineers are creating a wearable sensor to help people manage their alcohol intake. Activity trackers monitor your steps; this […]

FIU at eMerge: Startups, biomedical breakthroughs and ecological research

FIU at eMerge: Startups, biomedical breakthroughs and ecological research

At this year’s eMerge Americas conference, FIU is showcasing new companies associated with StartUP FIU, in addition to scientific breakthroughs […]

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 […]

Green pigeon pea. Photo by croptrust.org.

FIU geneticist wants to arm farmers with improved pigeon pea plants

Researchers have identified key genes associated with flowering time in the pigeon pea, a finding that could lead to more […]