Science and Technology

The college has created a Department of Chemical, Environmental, and Materials Engineering to fulfill new aspirations and address challenging issues.

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Civil engineer helps build a better bridge

Christian C. Steputat, a Ph.D. candidate in the College of Engineering, has worked on design and construction projects all over the world, including the Eiffel Tower in Las Vegas, and the guitar-shaped Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino here in Hollywood.

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Civil engineer helps build a better bridge

Christian C. Steputat, a Ph.D. candidate in the College of Engineering, has worked on design and construction projects all over the world, including the Eiffel Tower in Las Vegas, and the guitar-shaped Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino here in Hollywood.

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Civil engineer helps build a better bridge

Christian C. Steputat, a Ph.D. candidate in the College of Engineering, has worked on design and construction projects all over the world, including the Eiffel Tower in Las Vegas, and the guitar-shaped Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino here in Hollywood.

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Civil engineer helps build a better bridge

Christian C. Steputat, a Ph.D. candidate in the College of Engineering, has worked on design and construction projects all over the world, including the Eiffel Tower in Las Vegas, and the guitar-shaped Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino here in Hollywood.

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Students’ extended reality projects propel their education into the future

Four students are wrapping up projects this summer as part of the first XR Awards—grants that allowed them to explore a topic in their field of interest that is enhanced by using virtual, augmented, or mixed reality.

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Students’ extended reality projects propel their education into the future

Four students are wrapping up projects this summer as part of the first XR Awards—grants that allowed them to explore a topic in their field of interest that is enhanced by using virtual, augmented, or mixed reality.

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Students’ extended reality projects propel their education into the future

Four students are wrapping up projects this summer as part of the first XR Awards—grants that allowed them to explore a topic in their field of interest that is enhanced by using virtual, augmented, or mixed reality.

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’Canes on ’Canes webinar takes a deep dive on hurricanes

Composed of graduate and undergraduate students, the education and outreach group provided an outlook on the 2021 hurricane season, and an overview of tropical cyclone research underway at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science.

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’Canes on ’Canes webinar takes a deep dive on hurricanes

Composed of graduate and undergraduate students, the education and outreach group provided an outlook on the 2021 hurricane season, and an overview of tropical cyclone research underway at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science.

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Experts delve into recent ransomware attacks

University of Miami cybersecurity and supply chain faculty members explain why cybercriminals are finding infrastructure a lucrative target.

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Experts delve into recent ransomware attacks

University of Miami cybersecurity and supply chain faculty members explain why cybercriminals are finding infrastructure a lucrative target.

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Learn more about the 2021 hurricane season

During a special webinar, ’Canes on ’Canes, a group of student researchers, will explain what is in store for the current hurricane season and how to prepare.

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Learn more about the 2021 hurricane season

During a special webinar, ’Canes on ’Canes, a group of student researchers, will explain what is in store for the current hurricane season and how to prepare.

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Hurricanes could strain COVID-weary residents, supply chains

The 2021 Atlantic hurricane season, which gets underway June 1 as the nation continues to battle a pandemic, could produce anywhere from 13 to 20 named storms. University of Miami experts address what the period may hold.

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Architecture students participate in Nantucket challenge

A group, led by Sonia Chao, research associate professor in the School of Architecture, was invited to reimagine the coastal island town and suggest ways it could meet the challenges of sea level rise.

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University joins the Center for Accelerated Real Time Analytics

As a member of the National Science Foundation-sponsored center, the University of Miami will partner with industry and government to drive innovations that rely on real-time data.

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South Florida could be heading toward another summer of slime

A massive buildup of blue-green algae in Lake Okeechobee threatens the state’s East and West coasts. University of Miami phytoplankton and water quality experts address the challenges that another massive red tide outbreak would pose.

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South Florida could be heading toward another summer of slime

A massive buildup of blue-green algae in Lake Okeechobee threatens the state’s East and West coasts. University of Miami phytoplankton and water quality experts address the challenges that another massive red tide outbreak would pose.

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Class offers students an enhanced spiritual experience

An innovative special topics course explores the intersection of faith, artificial intelligence, and virtual reality.

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Class offers students an enhanced spiritual experience

An innovative special topics course explores the intersection of faith, artificial intelligence, and virtual reality.

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Tropical species race uphill, temperate species lag as climate changes

Responses to rising temperatures vary by latitude, but researchers fear there may be no clear winners among the plants and animals using these strategies.

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Tropical species race uphill, temperate species lag as climate changes

Responses to rising temperatures vary by latitude, but researchers fear there may be no clear winners among the plants and animals using these strategies.

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University provides advanced degrees to MDC students

The University of Miami is collaborating with Miami Dade College to make data science master’s degrees more accessible to graduates of MDC’s School of Engineering and Technology.

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University provides advanced degrees to MDC students

The University of Miami is collaborating with Miami Dade College to make data science master’s degrees more accessible to graduates of MDC’s School of Engineering and Technology.

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The chips are down in Detroit, but supply chains are not to blame

U.S. auto plants are cutting jobs and trimming production for want of needed semiconductor chips, but given the structure of the chip supply chain, this was inevitable, University of Miami management experts assert.

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The chips are down in Detroit, but supply chains are not to blame

U.S. auto plants are cutting jobs and trimming production for want of needed semiconductor chips, but given the structure of the chip supply chain, this was inevitable, University of Miami management experts assert.

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NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter is an ‘important milestone for humanity’

The four-pound craft is paving the way for future exploration of the red planet and, perhaps, other worlds, according to Lynn Holly Sargent, a Ph.D. student in mechanical and aerospace engineering.

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NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter is an ‘important milestone for humanity’

The four-pound craft is paving the way for future exploration of the red planet and, perhaps, other worlds, according to Lynn Holly Sargent, a Ph.D. student in mechanical and aerospace engineering.

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President Biden wants to slash carbon emissions in half by 2030. Here’s what it will take

University of Miami experts in environmental law, atmospheric science, and sustainability explain how Biden’s ambitious climate plan could succeed.

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President Biden wants to slash carbon emissions in half by 2030. Here’s what it will take

University of Miami experts in environmental law, atmospheric science, and sustainability explain how Biden’s ambitious climate plan could succeed.

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