Focus Areas

FIU's Applied Research Center is a worlds ahead research organization specializing in solving real-world problems through multi-disciplinary research.

Cyber Security & IT


ARC has been recognized as a global provider of advance and complex information technology enterprise solutions. Also as a leading cybersecurity research center and a mobile applications provider. Our solutions are tailored to deliver critical information for any industry while keeping our clients informed, connected and secure.

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Aerospace & Defense


At ARC, both applied and basic research are being conducted in areas of engineering that spans across multiple disciplines including Composites, Computational Mechanics and Robotics.

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Workforce Development


The Workforce Development Program is an innovative program between DOE-EM and FIU-ARC to create a “pipeline” of minority engineers specifically trained and mentored to enter the DOE workforce in technical areas of need.

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FIU ARC News

Plutonium in the Environment: Can we Predict its Subsurface Behavior? by Dr. Annie B. Kersting

“Plutonium in the Environment: Can we Predict its Subsurface Behavior?” December 15, 2016 | 2:0 PM | Applied Research Center | EC 2186 There is an acute need to expedite progress toward a permanent storage facility that can safely isolate long-lived actinides and fission products from the biosphere. Significant uncertainty remains on how to safely store long-lived radionuclides that will make up the majority of the dose after a few hundred years. Plutonium...

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Plutonium in the Environment: Can we Predict its Subsurface Behavior? by Dr. Annie B. Kersting