Posts tagged with: "Research"

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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FIU receives $1.5 million for undergraduate STEM education reform

FIU receives $1.5 million for undergraduate STEM education reform

FIU has received a $1.5 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) to develop strategies that will improve successful […]

Study on treatment programs for preschoolers with autism receives national recognition

Study on treatment programs for preschoolers with autism receives national recognition

The Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) has recognized a study, co-authored by FIU psychology professor Anibal Gutierrez, as one of […]

Hong Liu (left), Haydee Borerror (center) and Jason Downing (right) collect data in the Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park.

Researcher restores Florida’s endangered cigar orchids

Hong Liu is on a mission to restore Florida’s endangered cigar orchid population. The conservation ecologist and professor in the […]

Todd Crowl to lead FIU’s Southeast Environmental Research Center, focus on sea level rise

Todd Crowl to lead FIU’s Southeast Environmental Research Center, focus on sea level rise

  FIU’s Southeast Environmental Research Center (SERC) has a new director Todd Crowl, who has plans to expand the center’s […]

Fabien Cousteau visited the Aquarius Reef Base in 2012. He will return to the underwater research facility in June to embark on a 31-day mission.

FIU announces science team for historic Mission 31

FIU students to accompany Fabien Cousteau on 31-day expedition at the Aquarius Reef Base Four researchers, including two students from […]

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FPL donates electric vehicle to FIU for wireless charging research

FPL donates electric vehicle to FIU for wireless charging research

As part of a partnership with FIU, Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) is donating an electric vehicle to the […]

Thompson holds a frog in Costa Rica.

Frog researcher named Fulbright scholar

Biological sciences Ph.D. student Michelle Thompson has been granted a 2014-2015 Fulbright U.S. Student Award. In September, Thompson will travel […]

Researchers study effects of rare climate extremes on fish communities

Researchers study effects of rare climate extremes on fish communities

FIU researchers examined the severity of two climate extremes to determine its effects on coastal fish communities in the Everglades. […]

FIU students showcase work at STEM Research Symposium

FIU students showcase work at STEM Research Symposium

Psychology major Marcela Ramos may have found a way to encourage more women to work in science, technology, engineering and […]

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Saving Aquarius

Saving Aquarius

How FIU stepped forward to bring the world’s only underwater ocean laboratory back into operation and advance marine science research […]

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Vanishing Points app documents disappearing Louisiana coast

Vanishing Points app documents disappearing Louisiana coast

Miss Mae Mae’s Sno-Ball stand has been a Chauvin, La., landmark for more than 40 years. The business helped her […]

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Research links extreme sleep deprivation to health and behavior problems in teens

Research links extreme sleep deprivation to health and behavior problems in teens

Nationally, 17 percent of teenagers say they get less than six hours of sleep per night, which FIU researchers say […]

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Researchers and USAID representatives pose at the launch of the Innovation Lab for Climate Resilient Chickpeas in Ethiopia.

Innovation lab to improve chickpea production in Ethiopia

FIU researchers are expanding their efforts to breed climate resilient, higher yielding chickpeas. Funded by the U.S. Agency for International […]

FIU to showcase student research at Life Sciences South Florida STEM Undergraduate Research Symposium

FIU to showcase student research at Life Sciences South Florida STEM Undergraduate Research Symposium

FIU and Life Sciences South Florida will host the Second Annual STEM Undergraduate Research Symposium to showcase original student research […]