FIU’s Institute of Water and Environment was one of the summit’s supporting partners. Institute researchers gave presentations and led workshops, including marine ecologist James Fourqurean, aquatic ecologist Evelyn Gaiser, geologist Rene Price, ecologist Joel Trexler and wetland ecologist Tiffany Troxler.
FIU researchers were awarded $7,642,368 in May 2017. Here is a listing of awards received by Faculty in the Faculty Mentor Program.
Timothy F. Page, associate professor in the Department of Health Policy & Management, and faculty mentor program member, found that despite declines in revenue few businesses changed their prices, inventories or staff levels. This was consistent with the belief that the downturn would be temporary and business would return once the outbreak was over.
In the grand scheme of Dade County, South Miami doesn't matter. The oversize village of 12,000 souls wedged between Kendall and Coral Gables is known as a quiet place to live if it's known at all. That's why Philip Stoddard's tale is all the more remarkable.
Philip Stoddard, mayor of South Miami, professor and faculty mentor program member, sees zero benefits to the president’s decision to leave the Paris Climate Agreement.
At the 2017 Florida Annual Meeting and Exposition, three Emerging Young Investigators of the American Chemical Society were highlighted: Dr. Yan-Yan Hu from FSU, Dr. Francisco Fernandez-Lima from FIU, and Dr. Eugene DePrince from FSU. These young investigators are being recognized for their early independent work, which is quickly gaining recognition in their respective fields. Join me in congratulating Dr. Francisco Fernandez-Lima for this well-deserved professional achievement!
Sakhrat Khizroev, an electrical engineer, physicist and professor at the College of Engineering & Computing and the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, in collaboration with other co-inventors, has developed a new physical model to describe how nanotechnology can be used to treat cancer.
In honor of Cancer Control Month and her work, the College of Arts, Science and Education featured Dr. Yuk-Ching Tse-Dinh as their #FacultyFriday.
FIU assistant professor of psychology Asia Eaton addressed the corps’ leaders and other officers on the dangers regarding the sharing of non-consensual pornography. “While the Marines are a tightknit community, they were hungry for knowledge and solutions from outside organizations and experts,” Eaton said. “They realized they have victims who are seriously suffering, and this has affected their national reputation.”
Psychologist Bethany Reeb-Sutherland never lets anything get in the way of helping those who depend on her. Not even cancer. As she was navigating cancer treatments, the Federation of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences notified her that she would receive the 2017 Early Career Impact Award for her major contributions to advancing the sciences of mind, brain, and behavior.