Articles by: Millie Acebal

Congressman Diaz-Balart with Dr. Georgakopoulos

Launch of Transforming Antennas Center means future jobs in groundbreaking technology

As a child, Nicholas Russo always loved science. In elementary school, his show-and-tell projects consisted of demonstrating electronics kits. It […]

FIU to play key role in India’s energy evolution

FIU to play key role in India’s energy evolution

In developing countries, there is a growing need for electricity and generating it in creative ways. India is addressing this […]

Amanda Cano at the entrance of FCA building

My internship at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Name: Amanda M. Cano Hometown: Cuban-born, Miami-raised What is your major? Mechanical Engineering Where did you intern? Fiat Chrysler Automobiles […]

Spotlight shines on soon-to-be engineers and their senior design projects

Spotlight shines on soon-to-be engineers and their senior design projects

A solar and electric-powered trolley, a transfer system that moves patients from one hospital bed to another, and a virtual […]

Computing students to train in predictive analytics for airline industry

Computing students to train in predictive analytics for airline industry

FIU has partnered with Farelogix – a recognized leader in the travel industry known for groundbreaking technology – to form the new […]

Focus on innovation: Restoring independence to hand amputees

Focus on innovation: Restoring independence to hand amputees

Upper-extremity amputees may soon be using a prosthesis that is directly connected to their nervous system, thanks to new technology […]

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Dr. Chenzhong Li

5 questions with biomedical engineer and new program director for NSF

Chenzhong Li, a Worlds Ahead distinguished professor in biomedical engineering and director of FIU’s Nanobioengineering/Biolectronics Lab, was tapped by the […]

Got my first job! Working for Google

Got my first job! Working for Google

Name: Krista Shuckerow Degree Earned: B.S in statistics, second major – economics; minor in computer science Hometown: Harmony, Rhode Island What is your job […]

Perseverance lands engineering student an internship at MIT

Perseverance lands engineering student an internship at MIT

Growing up in Havana, Cuba, Manuel Garcia dreamed of becoming an engineer. It wasn’t a far-fetched idea – both his […]

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Alexander with his family

Survived cancer, now off to grad school

Imagine being more than halfway through college and then getting diagnosed with cancer. Alexander Alvarez didn’t have to imagine it; […]

Speedy, offsite construction could save nation’s ailing bridges

Speedy, offsite construction could save nation’s ailing bridges

America’s bridges are aging and in dire need of repair or replacement. Most U.S. bridges were built for a 50-year […]

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Transportation leaders visit FIU’s federally designated research facilities

Transportation leaders visit FIU’s federally designated research facilities

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao and U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart made a stop last week at the College […]

Department of Defense eyes students for jobs

Department of Defense eyes students for jobs

The Department of Defense (DoD) is looking for a few good men and women — especially minorities — to fill […]

My Internship at Tesla Motors

My Internship at Tesla Motors

Name: Olubunmi Popoola Major: Mechanical Engineering Home town: Lagos, Nigeria Where did you intern? With the Battery Safety and R&D team at Tesla Motors Palo Alto, California. […]

Testing bridges for safety after major hurricanes like Irma

Testing bridges for safety after major hurricanes like Irma

After Hurricane Irma hit, there was a major concern about South Florida’s bridges, mainly the ones in the Florida Keys. […]