Articles by: Diana Hernandez-Alende

David Quiroga, radio frequency electrical engineer at Northrop Grumman.

My internship as a test engineer for F-35 fighter jets

Name: David J. Quiroga Hometown: Born in Mendoza, Argentina, and raised in Miami, Florida What is your major? Electrical engineering with a concentration […]

Assen Aeronautics team. From left to right: Lamar Burton, Assen Andonov, Marcus Herndon, John Gibson, Milena Andonov and Micheal Adeyosoye.

Engineering students join forces with pilot to build flying bike

Wanting to fly is a dream of many little kids. Assen Andonov, born in Bulgaria, dreamed of flying a plane […]

Lamar Burton in Paris, France.

Ph.D. student represents FIU at international Maize Genetics Conference

Born in the small town of Greensburg, Louisiana, Lamar Burton recalls his 40-minute walks to the nearest grocery store, seeing […]

Ahmed Elsayed, electrical and electronics design engineer at Boeing.

Got my first job! Working for Boeing

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

Samuel De La Torre, protection & control engineer at Florida Power & Light (FPL).

Got my first job! Working for Florida Power & Light

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

From left to right: Bryan Naranjo, Maikel Oliva, Juan Hurtado, Fernando Lerggios and Maria Romanowski (Team 7: Skyleep) presenting their senior design project to high school students at Jose Marti MAST Academy.

Engineering students inspire high schoolers with capstone projects

Before FIU, Andres Archila attended Robert Morgan High School, where every student was required to select a career academy to […]

Christones Michel, electrical engineering student

My internship as a hardware engineer for F-35 pilot training devices

Name: Christones Michel Hometown: I was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, but spent most of my life in South Florida. What […]

My internship as a computational engineer

My internship as a computational engineer

Name: Longfei Wei Hometown: Tangshan, Hebei Province, China What is your major? Electrical and computer engineering Where did you intern? I […]

Air Force awards FIU $4.8 million to establish a center for origami antennas

Air Force awards FIU $4.8 million to establish a center for origami antennas

Origami antennas enable new aerospace and tactical systems for communication and sensing The Air Force Office of Scientific Research has […]

John Gibson, electrical engineering doctoral student and first Bridge to the Doctorate graduate

Meet the first graduate of FIU’s Bridge to the Doctorate program

At a young age, John Gibson loved breaking things apart and putting them back together. In a computer class he […]

Randy Matos, doctoral electrical engineering student, at FIU's Modesto Maidique campus.

My internship at Intel

Name: Randy Matos Hometown: Technically, it’s Havana, Cuba. I left Cuba when I was three years old and moved to Tampa, Florida, […]

From left to right: Isabella Gonzalez, Bella Pennekamp and Andrea Altamirano from St. Hugh presenting their winning project, Tandanya.

Emerging engineers envision future cities for senior citizens

Imagine a grandmother waiting for her daughter to get out of work to bring her prescription drugs because there is […]

My internship as a systems engineer

My internship as a systems engineer

Name: Manuel Losada Hometown: Born in Camaguey, Cuba, and raised in Miami, Florida What is your major? Electrical engineering Where did […]

Pirate ship robot racing at the Fourth Annual Robot Competition.

Robots race to find treasure chest as part of annual competition

It was a pirate’s life for freshmen engineering students at the fourth annual robot competition Dec. 1. Student competitors working […]

FIU's Cyber-Physical Systems Security Lab.

CyberCorps pays for students’ education, gives them job opportunities

Leonardo Babun can’t wait to face challenging cybersecurity projects once he graduates. And thanks to a new scholarship-for-service program that […]