Posts tagged with: "Preeminent Program"

A Q&A with Ken Furton

A Q&A with Ken Furton

A research scientist and father of two FIU students, Ken Furton aims to enhance the value of an FIU degree […]

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Water is life: 10 years of global water research and aid

Water is life: 10 years of global water research and aid

In previous issues of FIU Magazine, we brought you the story of GLOWS, or Global Water for Sustainability, the largest […]

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FIU marks 10 years of solving the global water crisis

FIU marks 10 years of solving the global water crisis

A decade ago, FIU set out to make a difference in the global water crisis. Through a partnership with the […]

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FIU water law attorney provides expertise in international treaty negotiation

FIU water law attorney provides expertise in international treaty negotiation

For millions of people in the South Caucasus mountain region of Turkey, Georgia, Iran, Armenia and Azerbaijan, the Kura River is […]

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Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen congratulates College of Engineering from House floor

Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen congratulates College of Engineering from House floor

FIU alumna Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen ’75, MS ’87 congratulated the College of Engineering & Computing from the floor of the […]

FIU awarded selective grant to train leaders from Africa

FIU awarded selective grant to train leaders from Africa

This summer FIU will host 25 young fellows from sub-Saharan nations in a public management institute as part of the […]

Chemistry student develops fast, easy, cheap explosives detection

Chemistry student develops fast, easy, cheap explosives detection

FIU chemistry doctoral student Kelley Peters is revolutionizing on-site explosives detection techniques with a new, simple, fast and inexpensive technology […]

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. […]

Forensic science magnet students visit IFRI

Forensic science magnet students visit IFRI

A group of students from the Law Enforcement Officers’ Memorial High School (LEOMHS) visited FIU’s International Forensic Research Institute (IFRI) […]

Miami’s smart bridge

Miami’s smart bridge

It’s the busiest interchange in a city where nearly everybody drives. More than 200,000 vehicles a day cross the flyover […]

FIU to develop technology to fix and build bridges—fast

FIU to develop technology to fix and build bridges—fast

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded FIU a $1.4 million grant to work on one of the nation’s leading […]

Setegn (left) and Manueles (right) pose at a local watershed in Santa Ines, Honduras.

Hydrology expert mentors Honduran researcher through USDA fellowship

Shimelis Setegn, program executive officer of the Global Waters for Sustainability Program (GLOWS) and professor of environmental and occupational health, […]

GLOWS hosts South Caucasus Conference in Georgia

GLOWS hosts South Caucasus Conference in Georgia

FIU’s Global Water for Sustainability Program (GLOWS) recently hosted the “South Caucasus Conference on Sustainability and Watershed Management” in the […]

FIU engineers monitor Miami-Dade’s first smart highway bridge

FIU engineers monitor Miami-Dade’s first smart highway bridge

Motorists driving on the new flyover from eastbound State Road 836 to northbound State Road 826 in Miami travel over […]

TEDxFIU in Review: Richard Olson on natural disasters and second cities

TEDxFIU in Review: Richard Olson on natural disasters and second cities

In 2012, the United States saw its second most costly year to insurers, in large part due to natural disasters […]