Vision and Mission


To be the leading international university-based research institution providing value-driven, real-world solutions, which will enable Florida International University to acquire, manage, and execute educationally relevant and economically sound research programs.


To lead, integrate, and deliver multidisciplinary research and development solutions in environment, energy, and information technology to meet customer commitments on time and at cost. In carrying out this mission, the Applied Research Center is committed to providing training opportunities to the University’s uniquely diverse student body under the mentorship of the Center’s internationally recognized engineers and scientists.