Posts tagged with: "Research"

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, […]

The world’s only undersea research lab

The world’s only undersea research lab

Aquarius Reef Base – the world’s only undersea research lab – has come back to life under the auspices of […]

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FIU’s Aquarius Reef Base to be on Today Show Sept. 18

FIU’s Aquarius Reef Base to be on Today Show Sept. 18

On Wednesday, Sept. 18, FIU will celebrate the re-opening of the Aquarius Reef Base, the world’s only undersea research laboratory and […]

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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 Health to provide medical services for retired professional basketball players

On Thursday, Sept. 19, at 12:30 p.m., FIU will announce a partnership between FIU Health, the Herbert Wertheim College of […]

Mike Heithaus (left) and Adam Rosenblatt (right) pose with an alligator in the Everglades in 2011. Photo by Josh Goodstein.

Researchers find carnivorous crocs enjoy a taste of fruit

FIU researchers have found that the American alligator, and a dozen species in the crocodilia order, enjoy a taste of […]

NASA Astronaut Joe Acaba sets out for Aquarius as part of a five-day mission in the undersea research habitat.

NASA takes up residence in Aquarius

After months of work to bring Aquarius Reef Base back to life, the world’s only undersea research lab is back […]

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FIU opens doors to Aquarius Reef Base

FIU opens doors to Aquarius Reef Base

NASA completes first saturation mission under FIU After months of work to bring Aquarius Reef Base back to life, the […]

Pediatric fellows took an intensive one-week course on research taught by Stempel faculty.

Training physicians on how to conduct research after medical school

Dr. Paul Khalil was a chemistry major in college. He worked in a lab as an undergraduate and assisted in […]

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Jim Fourqurean, Aileen Soto and Christian Lopes pose under the wet porch of Aquarius.

Students visit Aquarius

  Christian Lopes, Alex Perez and Jason Howard became the first FIU students to visit Aquarius Reef Base since the […]

A view of a live M. calcarea sample through a light microscope.

Ph.D. student names three new algae species in the Everglades

Sylvia Lee never intended on finding, let alone naming, three new species of algae in the Florida Everglades. Lee, a […]

Conducting cool summer research in the Arctic

Conducting cool summer research in the Arctic

The Arctic Coastal Ecosystems Survey (ACES) is focused on understanding the ecological role of near-shore and lagoon habitats of the […]

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Studying protons, hidden language of train conductors in UK

Studying protons, hidden language of train conductors in UK

In the summer of 2013, three FIU students –Omar Leon, Carlos Lopez and Pierre Avila– members of the university’s prestigious […]

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Researching birds’ muscular system to understand high blood sugar

Researching birds’ muscular system to understand high blood sugar

As a Short Term Research Experience for Underrepresented Persons (STEP-UP) fellow, I spent the summer researching naturally high blood sugar […]