Distinguished Women Lecture Series 2015 - 2016

Distinguished Turing Lecture Series 2015 - 2016


FIU unveils its new Tech Station

With a ribbon-cutting and an open house with executives from South Florida’s largest technology companies and promising startups, Florida International University inaugurated its $3 million Tech Station on Wednesday.
Miami Herald Article

Technology Students

Ultimate Software and FIU prepare students for job market

Ultimate Software and FIU have announced an extension of 10 years to their partnership to fund students and promote CS education.
FIU News Article
NBC Local Channel 6 Article  

Technology Students Education

FIU News: Dr. Christine Lisetti's Health Avatar Could Become Modern Version of Doctor's House Call.

SCIS Faculty Bogdan Carbunar leads research project to authenticate citizen journalists' cellphone footage.
FIU News Article

FIU SCIS Faculty Receives The US National Security Agency "Best Scientific Cybersecurity Research Paper Award"
FIU News Article
SCIS Announcement

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Dr. Ram Iyengar

Selected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, 2012. In recognition of support and commitment to advancing technological development and innovation.

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Dr. Ram Iyengar

Lifetime Achievement Award Conferred by ISAM, 2012 and Best Computer Science Faculty of 2012, ASDF Conference on Global Awards

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Dr. Mark Weiss

elected ACM Distinguished Educator, Elected Fellow of the American Association of Advancement of Science


Many faculty have earned NSF and DOE Career Awards, Research awards from Google, IBM, Xerox, and NetApp.

Faculty recognized with Distinguished Awards such as IEEE Fellow, ACM Fellow, Kaufman Professor, and AAAI Nils Nilsson.

Best Conference Paper Awards from IEEE, ACSAC and other Computer Societies.


  • Five year total Contract & Grants, Foundation, and In-Kind funding: $28 million

  • Ranked #1 in IT Performance among all the state universities, resulting in a two-year $7.5M award.

  • 250+ computing professionals graduated each year (top 4 in the nation).

  • Recent faculty hires from Brown, Cornell, Chinese Academy of Science, Purdue, MIT, UCLA, and UIUC.

  • Just completed our 25th Anniversary with over 3,500 alumni and 1/3rd working in South Florida. 

  • Over 1,800 students enrolled in six CS/IT degrees from BS to PhD. 

  • Sixth largest number of BS degrees award in Computer Science in the US, according to ASEE (2012). 

  • Recipient of two consecutive IBM PhD Research Fellowship awards (only 40 worldwide per year).

  • Graduates working at major technology companies like Google, Apple, Citrix, etc.

  • One of the nations largest Hispanic CS degree awarding programs at all academic levels.

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