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Cyber Fellows hackathon team win 2018 Miami #shellhacks Oath challenge

Cyber Fellows hackathon team win 2018 Miami #shellhacks Oath challenge

Congratulations to Applied Research Center (ARC) – Department of Defense (DoD) Cyber Fellows hackathon team for winning the ShellHacks 2018 Oath challenge. ShellHacks is a recently-created annual hackathon held at Florida International University (FIU) during the month of September. The goal at each hackathon is to work in small teams to “hack together” a novel solution to a problem with the prospect to win prizes, recognition or both. This year,…

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Goldschmidt Meeting Highlight

Goldschmidt Meeting Highlight

Dr. Yelena Katsenovich and a post doc associate Dr. Daria Boglaienko attended the Goldschmidt Conference in Boston on August 12-17 where they presented research conducted at the Applied Research Center at Florida International University in support of the Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management and the Department of Energy Minority Serving Institution Partnership Program (MSIPP) managed by the Savannah River National Laboratory. Dr. Boglaienko presented results of experiments conducted to investigate the removal…

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American Chemistry Society National Meeting Highlight

American Chemistry Society National Meeting Highlight

Photo left to right: DOE Fellows Frances Zengotita, Dr. Hilary Emerson, DOE EM MSIPP Intern Antony Arun Maria, and DOE Fellows Silvina Di Pietro DOE Fellows Silvina Di Pietro and Frances Zengotita, DOE EM MSIPP Intern Antony Arun Maria, and Dr. Hilary Emerson attended the American Chemical Society National Meeting last week where they gave fantastic presentations on their research conducted at the Applied Research Center at Florida International University…

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SRNL, FIU Collaborate on Fixative Testing to Better Stabilize Contamination

SRNL, FIU Collaborate on Fixative Testing to Better Stabilize Contamination

AIKEN, S.C. – EM’s Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) and Florida International University (FIU) are teaming to examine a range of fixative and coating materials that could be a major improvement to help stabilize residual contamination in excess nuclear facilities. “Once you’ve ‘fixed’ the residual radioactive material in a building and/or a surface, you’ve substantially reduced risk and potential worker exposure,” SRNL engineer Michael Serrato said. “You’ve also created a much more stable envelope…

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Dr. Leo Lagos gives the keynote speech at the Mirion Connect Annual Users’ Meeting

Dr. Leo Lagos gives the keynote speech at the Mirion Connect Annual Users’ Meeting

FIU’s Applied Research Center is pleased to announce that our very own Director of Research (Dr. Leo Lagos) was invited to give the keynote speech at the Mirion Connect Annual Users’ Meeting (http://www.mirionconnect.com) held in Bonita Springs, Florida on August 6 -10, 2018. During the keynote, Dr. Lagos showcased the research and STEM workforce development efforts being conducted at FIU’s ARC for the US Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental…

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FIU’s Applied Research Center Conference Papers Recognized a “Superior Paper” at the 2018 Waste Management Symposia

FIU’s Applied Research Center Conference Papers Recognized a “Superior Paper” at the 2018 Waste Management Symposia

The Waste Management Symposia (WMS) has announced the selection of “Superior Papers” for manuscripts submitted and presented at the Waste Management Symposia 2018 (WM18) held in Phoenix, AZ this past March. I’m pleased to announce that papers submitted and presented by Florida International University’s Applied Research Center (ARC) scientists and DOE Fellows have been selected as “Superior Papers” by the WM18 Technical Committee. The ARC papers include:   Paper #…

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Dr. Upadhyay presents FIU-ARC’s cyber security research at the 2018 International Test and Evaluation Association (ITEA)

Dr. Upadhyay presents FIU-ARC’s cyber security research at the 2018 International Test and Evaluation Association (ITEA)

Congratulations to Dr. Himanshu Upadhyay on his highly well received presentation at the 2018 International Test and Evaluation Association (ITEA) (https://www.itea.org/) Test and Training Instrumentation Workshop on May 15-17 in Las Vegas, NV.  Himanshu’s talk presented FIU’s Cyber Attack Orchestration Test Bed for Automation and Threat Monitoring in Virtual Environment (CTAM), developed for the Department of Defense’s Test Resource Management Center. CTAM has proved its efficacy in advanced cyber threat monitoring and response…

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The Applied Research Center at FIU Secures Multi-Million Dollar Award from the U.S. Department of Defense for Cyber Security Science &Technology Research

The Applied Research Center at FIU Secures Multi-Million Dollar Award from the U.S. Department of Defense for Cyber Security Science &Technology Research

It is with great pleasure that we would like to announce that the Applied Research Center (ARC) at Florida International University (FIU) has secured an additional multi-million dollar award for sponsored research from the U.S. Department of Defense’s Test Resource Management Center (DOD-TRMC). The new funding is a continuation of the cybersecurity technology research & development and STEM workforce development/training efforts being led at ARC since 2013. ARC, in collaboration with our colleagues at…

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Memorandum of Understanding between the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Florida International University (FIU)

Memorandum of Understanding between the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Florida International University (FIU)

Miami, Florida April 3, 2018 On April 20, 2018, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Florida International University’s (FIU) Applied Research Center (ARC) will enter a Memorandum of Understanding (IAEA) to foster collaboration between the two institutions. The objective of the MoU is to set forth the framework for non-exclusive cooperation between the two institutions in the area of science and technology, knowledge management and transfer, and workforce development and…

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