ASTM International Launches First Student Chapter at Florida International University

ASTM International Launches First Student Chapter at Florida International University

  Global standards leader ASTM International launched the organization’s first student chapter at Florida International University (FIU) during a virtual ceremony on Friday. The FIU chapter will include a scholarship program, project grants, awards, and research and publication opportunities. “We are thrilled to be launching this chapter at FIU,” said Kathie Morgan, ASTM International president. “Connecting with academia has always been a priority for ASTM, and now we are able to…

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FIU ARC Scientist has Research Published in the Chemical Engineering Journal

FIU ARC Scientist has Research Published in the Chemical Engineering Journal

Dr. John Dickson, a Senior Research Scientist at FIU’s Applied Research Center, has successfully managed to have his research featured in the Chemical Engineering Journal. The Chemical Engineering Journal is an International journal of research and development, which focuses upon three aspects of chemical engineering: chemical reaction engineering, environmental chemical engineering, and materials synthesis and processing. The paper titled “Surfactant-Modified Siliceous Zeolite Y for Pertechnetate Remediation”, was authored by Dr….

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Spontaneous redox continuum reveals sequestered technetium clusters and retarded mineral transformation of iron

Spontaneous redox continuum reveals sequestered technetium clusters and retarded mineral transformation of iron

Innovative research by Florida International University (FIU) and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management (DOE EM) has led to a publication in Communications Chemistry, an open access journal from Nature Research which publishes high-quality research, reviews and commentary in all areas of the chemical sciences. The article “Spontaneous redox continuum reveals sequestered technetium clusters and retarded mineral transformation of iron” authored by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and FIU’s Applied…

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Mackenson Telusma

Mackenson Telusma

Robotics Research Lab Specialist Bio EC 2101 Email 305.348.4238 Mr. Mackenson Telusma is a mechanical engineer working at the Applied Research Center where he is developing robotic mobile inspection tools for site inspection and/or structural repair. His research focuses on robotics, mechatronics, CAD modeling and simulations. Mr. Telusma has hands-on experience building mobile platforms, constructing experimental testbeds, structural analysis and dynamics based virtual simulations. Mr. Telusma has obtained both a…

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Happy Earth Day 2020!!!

Happy Earth Day 2020!!!

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of this event! This year’s theme is Climate Action. As an academic and research organization which supports the clean-up and preservation of our environment FIU’s Applied Research Center annually participates in events such as the annual Miami-Dade County’s Baynanza beach clean-up, involving our staff, students and families. With social distancing in place, however, many Earth Day activities have gone digital. Therefore FIU ARC would like to…

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FIU Coronavirus Updates

FIU Coronavirus Updates

The FAQs are updated daily. Please check back frequently for the latest information. For the latest Coronavirus Updates visit https://www.fiu.edu/coronavirus/index.html

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John Dickson

John Dickson

Sr. Research Scientist Bio EC 2103 Email 305.348.8223 Dr. Dickson is an environmental soil chemist and mineralogist with expertise in low-temperature geochemistry, mineralogy, contaminants’ remediation and material science. His scholarly work encompasses the use of field- and laboratory-based and spectroscopy approaches to address complex environmental problems related to safe disposition of nuclear waste and remediation of contaminated subsurface (soil, water and groundwater). Dr. Dickson’s research interests span the fundamental understanding…

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Development of advanced sensing techniques for energy systems by Dr. Marissa Morales-Rodriguez

Development of advanced sensing techniques for energy systems by Dr. Marissa Morales-Rodriguez

November 5, 2019 | 10:00 am  | EC Room 2186 Bio Marissa Morales-Rodriguez, PhD: Morales-Rodriguez is the principal investigator and manages projects related to the research and development of cyber-physical sensors with applications in the energy, defense, environmental and manufacturing industries. Her research is currently focused on sensors development for controls and security of smart grid to increase resilience and reliability for energy delivery systems by augmenting visualization of electrical distribution…

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FIU-ARC honored to host the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) workshop

FIU-ARC honored to host the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) workshop

Miami, Florida September 9, 2019 Florida International University’s Applied Research Center was honored to host the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) workshop entitled “Interregional Workshop on Optimization of Technology Selection for Decommissioning of Large and Small Nuclear Installations.” The workshop was conducted on the campus of Florida International University in Miami, Florida during the week of September 9 – 13, 2019. The workshop counted with the participation of Member State…

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