Research

Hanford Collaborates With Universities on Robots to Evaluate Tank Integrity

Hanford Collaborates With Universities on Robots to Evaluate Tank Integrity

RICHLAND, Wash. – Robot technology is providing new ways to monitor the integrity of underground double-shell waste-storage tanks at the Hanford Site. Under a cooperative agreement with DOE, Florida International University (FIU) recently worked with EM Office of River Protection (ORP) tank operations contractor Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) to test a miniature magnetic rover, deploying it at a tank in the site’s AP Tank Farm. “It is always great to see the research that the students…

5 months ago...

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DOE-FIU Cooperative Agreement Research Program Review

DOE-FIU Cooperative Agreement Research Program Review

Miami, Florida April 7, 2016 – Florida International University The Applied Research Center (ARC) at Florida International University conducted a 3 day Research Program Review covering all technical research areas under the US Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management (DOE-EM) and Florida International University’s Applied Research Center Cooperative Agreement (Contract # DE-EM0000598). Since 1995, the Applied Research Center (ARC) at Florida International University (FIU) has provided critical technical support…

6 years ago...

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Mechanics and Materials

Mechanics and Materials

Our group strives to assist federal agencies and industry partners in aspects related to fundamental research and applied engineering.

11 years ago...

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Marine

Marine

Florida International University’s Marine Sciences Program is committed to enhancing our understanding and stewardship of the world’s oceans, especially coastal ecosystems. Our interdisciplinary program is based in a newly opened building on the Biscayne Bay Campus but includes faculty from diverse departments on two campuses. With unique access to diverse coastal ecosystems of South Florida and the Caribbean and long-term programs worldwide, the Marine Science Program at Florida International University…

11 years ago...

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Water

Water

The Applied Research Center is developing strategies that use natural processes to control contamination in soil and groundwater.

12 years ago...

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Security

Security

Researchers at the Applied Research Center have conducted research on many defense science and technology projects over the past decade.

12 years ago...

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Workforce Development

Workforce Development

An innovative program between the (DOE-EM) and FIU’s ARC designed to create a “pipeline” of minority engineers specifically trained to enter the DOE workforce in areas of need.

12 years ago...

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Information Technology

Information Technology

Applied Research Center Information Technology Expertise The Applied Research Center has extensive experience in building custom enterprise solutions using Microsoft.net technologies for various clients like DOE (Department of Energy), DOD (Department of Defense) and various Mentor-Protégé projects (MWH, Earth Tech etc). ARC researchers have extensive knowledge and experience in the enterprise application design /development and deployment of windows/web/wireless systems, XML web services, distributed application development, data mining, enterprise database management,…

12 years ago...

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