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Florida International University - 2016

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College Description

Engineering College Description and Special Characteristics

The Florida International University’s College of Engineering and Computing is South Florida’s leading engineering education resource. The College offers a complete range of fully accredited engineering baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degree programs in biomedical, civil and environmental, electrical and computer, and mechanical and materials engineering; construction management; and computing and information sciences. The college is committed to diversity, and is the largest producer of Hispanic engineers, and one of the top producers of African-American engineers and females with doctoral degrees in engineering. Learn more about the degrees offered at FIU.
The College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) is the premier education resource in Engineering and Information Science. Florida International University is a vibrant, student centered public research university, ideally located in Miami that is worlds ahead in its commitment to learning, research, entrepreneurship, innovation and creativity so that our graduates are prepared to succeed in a global market.
Research is an integral part of the College’s success. The College provides outstanding research opportunities for graduate students and embeds significant research experience in its undergraduate curriculum. Research is supported by centers of excellence, where faculty and students work with cutting edge technology, and which are funded by major federal agencies and a large number of major corporations.
The College’s distinguished faculty is recognized by the University for excellence in teaching, research and service, and has received numerous national awards for innovative development. Faculty members hold numerous patents, provide consulting services to national and international organizations and serve as officers in leading professional societies. The American Society for Engineering Education ranked the college’s faculty ninth in the country and first in Florida in terms of productivity.