- Florida International University College of Engineering and Computing
name = College of Engineering and Computing
established = 1965
type = Public
country = USA
undergrad = 2,800
postgrad = 700 [cite web|url=http://www.cec.fiu.edu/CEC_Facts.htm|title=CEC Facts|accessdate=2007-11-11]
dean = Dr. Amir Mirmiran
website = http://www.cec.fiu.edu/
The College of Engineering and Computing at
Florida International University, located in Miami, Floridain the United Statesis one of the university's 26 schools and colleges and was founded in 1965. The College of Engineering and Computing offers bachelor's, master's and doctoratedegrees within the college's 8 separate schools, departments and institutes.
The College of Engineering and Computing currently offers bachelor's, master's and doctorate degrees in
Biomedical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Construction Management, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial & Systems Engineering, Information Technology, and Mechanical Engineering.
There are currently over 2,800
undergraduateand 700 graduate students in the college split into various academic departments:
School of Computing and Information Sciences
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Department of Construction Management
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering
Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
IT2: Telecommunications and Information Technology Institute
The College of Engineering and Computing houses 25 state-of-the-art research facilities, including research centers, institutes and laboratories. Cutting-edge research is conducted both independently and in cooperation with industry leaders and academic institutions, with nearly $50 million in external funding over the last five years from a variety of government and corporate sources
Accomplishments and rankings
*The Institute of Transportation Engineering has named the College’s Student chapter the #1 transportation program for three out of the past six years.
*The team from the ABC/FIU Student Chapter in Construction Management won the Grand Champions Award at the 6th Annual Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Construction Management Competition, held in March in Las Vegas. FIU also won first place in estimating (in a tie with University of Washington) and second place in project management/scheduling.
*The College’s Solar Decathlon student team Won #1 in the Energy Balance Competition, was Voted Most Popular in DIY Network , and finished #13 overall in an unparalleled solar competition to design, build, and operate the most attractive and energy-efficient solar-powered home. FIU was the only university from Florida and the entire Southeast to compete.
*IEEE Student Branch won the first place of the Annual Software Competition beating major schools in the Southeast USA at the 2005 IEEE Regions Southeast Conference.
*The Biomedical Engineering Society student chapter has won the "Fleetest Fleet" award two years running (2004 and 2005) in the Annual Biomedical Engineering Society Meeting.
*BME has the highest percentage of Honors students at the undergraduate level and highest percentage of Presidential Fellows at the graduate level for the entire University.
*Eta Kappa Nu Kappa Delta Chapter is a proud recipient of the National Outstanding Chapter Award (OCA) for 2004-05. The OCA is a mark of significant distinction for a college chapter.
*Materials Advantage was awarded the “Chapter of Excellence” for two years in a row, 2004 and 2005.
*The College of Engineering and Computing is ranked #1 in awarding Engineering Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees to Hispanics in the continental US and #1 in enrolling Hispanic graduate students in science and engineering in the continental US.
*The College has the 2nd largest number of degree programs in engineering in the State of Florida.
*The Lehman Transportation Center is the largest Transportation Engineering graduate program in the state of Florida.
The College resides at
Engineering Center(EC), a convert|250000|sqft|m2|abbr=on. building on 38 acres situated less than two miles (3 km) from the University Park Campus, and at the Computing and Information Sciences (ECS) building located at the University Park Campus. The two facilities house world class research centers, teaching laboratories, faculty offices, study areas, computing facilities, and research laboratories. The college also offers classes for students who live farther north of the city at the Biscayne Bay Campusin North Miami, as well as at the FIU-Pines Center in Broward County.
* [http://www.eng.fiu.edu/cec/index.htm College of Engineering and Computing]
* [http://www.fiu.edu Florida International University]
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