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I am happy to share that FIU is now ranked as one of the country’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. The ranking represents a 22-spot improvement among public universities. The College of Engineering & Computing’s biomedical engineering program was ranked 43rd among public universities.
FIU has also grown its patent production. The university placed #61 in the world with a total of 42 utility patents (2017). FIU also ranked #26 among public universities in the nation (2018). And our students continue to make us proud! A group of them wanted to create a system for underprivileged communities to easily transport and kill pathogens in their drinking water. The students launched a startup and introduced the SWEET roller to the Wayuu tribe in La Guajira, Northern Colombia. Read all about this and more in this issue of the Bulletin.

John L. Volakis
CEC SPOTLIGHT
FIU among top 100 public universities in U.S. News and World Report rankings
A culture of invention grows at FIU
Students create water purification startup
My internship as a software engineer at Microsoft
Engineers become entrepreneurs in innovative course
CEC IN THE NEWS
Internet’s 30-year anniversary (Spanish)
FIU professor working to prevent and cure blindness named NAI Senior Member
Launch of Transforming Antennas Center means future jobs in groundbreaking technology
Diagnosed as a quadriplegic 4 years ago, Aldo thought he'd have to give up on his college dreams
Aldo Amenta walks the stage
CEC AT PLAY
Last month, the college hosted more than 1,500 K-12 students from local public and private schools for its annual Engineering Expo. Students were able to tour 37 exhibitions and participate in hands-on projects designed to inspire them to pursue STEM careers.
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