Posts tagged with: "International Hurricane Research Center"

FIU experts use hurricane loss model to estimate damage caused by Hurricane Irma at $19 billion

FIU experts use hurricane loss model to estimate damage caused by Hurricane Irma at $19 billion

Florida homeowners will bear the brunt of the wind-related costs A team of researchers headed by FIU College of Business […]

Disaster expert rates Irma planning and response

Disaster expert rates Irma planning and response

Richard Olson researches the political fallout from natural disasters and has been involved in more than 20 field responses and […]

Wall of Wind researcher competes in largest ironman triathlon

Wall of Wind researcher competes in largest ironman triathlon

Some of Roy Liu-Marques’s friends call him crazy. He wears that with a badge of honor. He says you have to be […]

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FIU, National Hurricane Center join forces to improve storm surge forecasting in Haiti and Dominican Republic

FIU, National Hurricane Center join forces to improve storm surge forecasting in Haiti and Dominican Republic

FIU and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Hurricane Center (NOAA-NHC) will develop a storm surge database for Haiti […]

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NSF makes Florida universities national hub for hurricane mitigation research

The National Science Foundation today announced grants to Florida International University and University of Florida totaling nearly $8 million that […]

50@50: Hurricane Andrew’s impact on FIU, South Florida

50@50: Hurricane Andrew’s impact on FIU, South Florida

To celebrate the university’s 50th anniversary, FIU News is sharing 50 moments in FIU’s history as part of our “50@50″ […]

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New Spanish-language website for hurricane preparation

New Spanish-language website for hurricane preparation

Florida International University’s (FIU) International Hurricane Research Center (IHRC)  in partnership with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Hurricane Center […]

FIU in the Next Gen: Research

FIU in the Next Gen: Research

How will the discoveries and inventions of FIU faculty impact the world of the future? In the 50 years since […]

High school students test engineering skills at Wall of Wind challenge

High school students test engineering skills at Wall of Wind challenge

Aspiring engineers from nine Miami-Dade high schools put their design and problem-solving skills to the test last week at FIU’s […]

Wall of Wind testing could help make homes, buildings safer in storms

Wall of Wind testing could help make homes, buildings safer in storms

  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has forecast El Niño conditions in the Atlantic this year, predicting a smaller […]

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Building boom at FIU

Building boom at FIU

In the past two years FIU has erected or renovated more than 10 buildings on Modesto Maidique and Biscayne Bay […]

Testing the world’s first vertical forest

Testing the world’s first vertical forest

When developers in Italy wanted to do full-scale testing on how hundreds of trees on terraces of two residential towers […]

Ambassadors from around the world experience the impact of FIU’s Wall of Wind

Ambassadors from around the world experience the impact of FIU’s Wall of Wind

A group of 36 ambassadors representing nations on five continents visited FIU’s College of Engineering & Computing on Tuesday, Jan. […]

Hurricane Andrew mural finds new home at FIU

Hurricane Andrew mural finds new home at FIU

In 1992, students from Mays Middle School in Goulds, FL, painted a mural that depicted what they heard, saw and […]

Wall of Wind welcomes media preparing hurricane season special reports

Wall of Wind welcomes media preparing hurricane season special reports

FIU’s Wall of Wind, the largest and most powerful university research facility of its kind, capable of simulating a Category […]