Posts tagged with: "Mechanical and Materials Engineering"

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. […]

FIU to collaborate on health breakthroughs through NSF Engineering Research Centers

FIU to collaborate on health breakthroughs through NSF Engineering Research Centers

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has invested nearly $80 million total to create four new Engineering Research Centers (ERCs) to […]

Dr. Tansel and Shinde examine CubeSAT component with team members

Despite setbacks, students’ satellite destined for space

A team of mechanical engineering students designed and created a satellite that won a NASA-sponsored competition, and as a result, […]

Miami PREP students at WOW

High school students trade classroom for engineering labs

This year, the Miami PREP program came with a twist when high school students participating in the five-week summer camp […]

Engineering the future: Expansion provides educational opportunities, new jobs, economic impact

Engineering the future: Expansion provides educational opportunities, new jobs, economic impact

As FIU pushes to expand both geographically and in student enrollment, the university is working with industry leaders to grow its College […]

This year's DOE Fellows at an induction ceremony in November.

Training minority students in environmental restoration

Twelve FIU students have earned the opportunity to participate in hands-on research, competitive summer internships and personal mentorship that will […]

Students build portable hybrid power system to help in natural disasters

Students build portable hybrid power system to help in natural disasters

When natural disasters like the earthquakes in Nepal or the volcano eruption in Chile occur, one of the most pressing […]

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Energy forum teaches kids importance of sustainability

Energy forum teaches kids importance of sustainability

Forty first graders from Redondo Elementary stand in the Kovens Conference Center, turning from side to side with their arms […]

Engineering design days showcase innovation

Engineering design days showcase innovation

by Joel Delgado and Alexandra Pecharich Creativity reigned last week when three departments in the College of Engineering & Computing […]

Engineering students build a racecar from scratch for international competition

Engineering students build a racecar from scratch for international competition

Mechanical engineering major Jean-Pierre Sorondo was sitting in a computer lab at the Engineering Center when a computer caught his […]

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Engineering students soar at aerospace competition

Engineering students soar at aerospace competition

Second in the nation and sixth worldwide: that’s how FIU placed at its first remote-controlled plane competition. The group of engineering […]

Student’s chip aims to put lab testing in your pocket

Student’s chip aims to put lab testing in your pocket

By Daniel Pimentel The leading cause of death in the United States is heart disease, with roughly 600,000 deaths attributed to the […]

Student a finalist to become Formula One engineering star

Student a finalist to become Formula One engineering star

College of Engineering & Computing student Alejandro Diaz is heading to England as one of 12 finalists from around the […]

Sustainable development proposal for Haiti wins recognition for FIU students

Sustainable development proposal for Haiti wins recognition for FIU students

Six months after they spent their spring break in Haiti to assess the reality of post-earthquake foreign aid, FIU students […]

FIU-Tsinghua team's O-House entry in the Solar Decathlon China 2013.

FIU-Tsinghua University team shines in Solar Decathlon China

The FIU-Tsinghua University team finished fifth among 20 teams from around the world in the inaugural Solar Decathlon (SD) China […]