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FIU’s Applied Research Center Kicks Off AI Partnership with Broward College

FIU’s Applied Research Center Kicks Off AI Partnership with Broward College

Miami, July 7th, 2022 Florida International University’s Applied Research Center and Broward College have established a partnership to develop the next generation of Artificial Intelligence professionals. The main goal of the program is to encourage minority students to pursue higher education degrees in the areas of computer science and computer engineering. This new program is funded by the US Department of Education with the intention of engaging STEM students in…

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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…

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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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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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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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