Posts tagged with: "Richard Olson"

FIU in D.C.: DACA solution in play, hurricane researchers share analysis

FIU in D.C.: DACA solution in play, hurricane researchers share analysis

FIU is working hard to ensure policy makers receive analysis of the impact of recent hurricanes directly from FIU researchers while […]

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 […]

FIU 2017 hurricane season experts

FIU 2017 hurricane season experts

FIU has several experts who are available to discuss various issues related to hurricanes and their consequences. For help reaching FIU’s […]

FIU Earthquake Experts

FIU Earthquake Experts

Following a 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck coastal Ecuador and the twin earthquakes in southern Japan, FIU researchers are available to […]

FIU’s climate change/sea level rise experts

FIU’s climate change/sea level rise experts

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers predicts sea levels in South Florida will rise from three to seven inches by […]

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 Nepal Earthquake Experts

FIU Nepal Earthquake Experts

As the people of Nepal struggle with the aftermath of a 7.8-magnitude earthquake that has devastated much of the country, […]

Workshop with all participants to seek solutions to Water-Energy-Climate Nexus cases.

D.C. Dispatch: Sea level rise, Caribbean energy security and Presidential budget

As President Obama prepared to release his FY16 Presidential budget request to Congress, FIU researchers were on global and environmental […]

The White House comes to campus

The White House comes to campus

This week, President Obama’s top science adviser was on campus, FIU research was on center stage –both in Miami and Washington, […]

D.C. Update: FIU asserts leadership in STEM education, disaster-related solutions

D.C. Update: FIU asserts leadership in STEM education, disaster-related solutions

With our world-class research on center stage in our nation’s capital, FIU asserted its leadership in STEM education, disaster-related solutions […]

Sen. Nelson and Rep. Diaz-Balart to host forum on disaster-resilient communities

Sen. Nelson and Rep. Diaz-Balart to host forum on disaster-resilient communities

FIU, U.S. Senator Bill Nelson, U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart and members of the Florida congressional delegation will participate in a […]

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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Wall of Wind takes national stage in disaster mitigation

Wall of Wind takes national stage in disaster mitigation

Florida International University’s one-of-a-kind hurricane simulator, the 12-fan Wall of Wind (WoW), takes the national stage this week as a special, interactive […]

Big ideas pour in with applicants for TEDxFIU

Big ideas pour in with applicants for TEDxFIU

More than 100 students, alumni and professors have applied to reimagine the possible as a speaker at this year’s TEDxFIU. […]

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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 […]