Articles by: Diana Hernandez-Alende

Grad student works to protect the nation as a cybersecurity warrior

Grad student works to protect the nation as a cybersecurity warrior

David Gabay has always wanted to serve his country. A cybersecurity warrior at FIU, Gabay is close to realizing his […]

Octavio Avila-Cardet at Microsoft.

My internship as a software engineer at Microsoft

Name: Octavio Avila-Cardet Hometown: Guantanamo, Cuba What is your major? Computer science Where did you intern? What did you do […]

Aparajita Singh

Got my first job! Working for Intel

In this series, recent grads share their journey to landing that first job out of college. After years of studying […]

St. Hugh Catholic School
Left to right: Anna Cruz, Nicolas Rodriguez, Sofia Santa-Cruz

Future engineers envision resilient, disaster-proof cities

Research shows natural disasters are on the rise worldwide. The year 2018 was the fourth warmest year on record dating […]

"Nap & Go" Team. Laura Coronado is second to right.

Engineers become entrepreneurs in innovative course

Recent computer engineering graduate Laura Coronado dreams of someday opening her own engineering business with her siblings. When Coronado was […]

Can we reduce the Internet’s carbon footprint? Professor says ‘yes’ with spintronics

Can we reduce the Internet’s carbon footprint? Professor says ‘yes’ with spintronics

We live in a fast-paced, technology-driven society where data usage is increasing on a daily basis. Has it ever crossed […]

Rene Formoso, project manager at NASA's Kennedy Space Center.

Alumnus works with NASA on making rocket fuel on Mars

Mars, known as the Red Planet and fourth planet from the Sun, has an atmosphere of more than 95 percent […]

Roberto Vazquez

My internship at the Department of Defense

Name: Roberto Andiarena Vazquez Hometown: Miami, Florida, but I am originally from Holguin, Cuba. Where did you intern? What did you do […]

Giovanni Giannola, FIU computer engineering grad and CEO of Globalesm, Inc.

Engineering grad creates Internet of Things startup company

Giovanni Giannola, an FIU alumnus, recalls how at the young age of seven, he began upgrading computers for his father’s […]

Antonio Rubio (third person from the left) with his colleagues at Northrop Grumman in Ogden, Utah.

My internship as an electrical engineer at Northrop Grumman

Name: Antonio Rubio Hometown: Miami, Florida What is your major? I’m an electrical engineering major. Where did you intern? What did […]

Robotic Sensor Team at the Intern Poster Session, which took place on July 25th.

My internship at the Savannah River National Laboratory

Name: Manuel E. Losada Hometown: Born in Camaguey, Cuba and raised in Miami What is your major? I am an […]

Jose Gracia, 92-year-old engineering instructor.

Meet Jose Gracia, a 92-year-old engineering instructor

Jose Gracia has lived a full life. The 92 year old has embraced all the challenges life has thrown his […]

Anurag Akkiraju, a recent high school graduate, interning at FIU's Cyber-Physical Systems Security Lab.

Local high schooler and FIU intern publishes research paper on cybersecurity

Remember attending high school and being excited to go to the homecoming football game or prom with your best friends? […]

Kyle Denney, graduate student who interned at MIT Lincoln Lab over the summer.

My internship at MIT Lincoln Lab

Name: Kyle Denney Hometown: Dryden, Michigan What is your major? I am pursuing my master’s degree in computer engineering as a member of […]

Got my first job! Working as a flight test engineer at Boeing

Got my first job! Working as a flight test engineer at Boeing

In this series, recent grads share their journey to landing that first job out of college. After years of studying […]