Dr. Laird H. Kramer was presented with the Outstanding Faculty Award for his extraordinary vision for, and dedication to, the future of the FIU student body and education as a whole.
Physics professor and faculty member in the STEM Transformation Institute, Geoff Potvin, and former FIU Physics graduate student (Ph.D. 2011) Vashti Sawtelle's, spoke about their work on women, diversity and physics. Their presentation was very well received and later published and discussed in the American Physical Society News.
The Advisory Board of the School of Integrated Science and Humanity is growing steadily. The board serves as ambassadors and advocates for SISH, reaching out to key constituents, including alumni, prospective donors, and the community at large.
This is an opportunity for the FIU community to hear some of the latest developments in statistical methods and mentoring.
Dr. Pedro Alvarez, Rice University, will visit FIU to present a seminar.
Dr. Murray Moinester, School of Physics and Astronomy Sackler, Aviv Univesity, Israel will be speaking.