Florida State University retained its place in the Top 20 among national public universities in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings, while improving in several key measures considered in the publication’s methodology.
The Sunshine State’s next generation of scientists, mathematicians, and engineers are getting an early start on career preparation, thanks to the unique engagement and educational opportunities offered by Florida State University’s Office of STEM Teaching Activities, part of the College of Arts and Sciences.
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the lives of people across the country. To encourage healthy and safe practices to help stop the transmission of the coronavirus, FSU iSensor Lab, led by School of Information Associate Professor Shuyuan Mary Ho, developed an app for Android devices called “CV19 SelfDefense.”
A Florida State University faculty member has been named a 2020 Fellow of the American Physical Society. Ingo Wiedenhöver, a professor at FSU’s Department of Physics in the College of Arts and Sciences, was selected for the distinction in recognition of his contributions to the field of physics.
A Florida State University faculty member has been awarded two prestigious fellowships from the Florida Education Fund and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture to conduct research for the upcoming book, “Carlota’s Heirs: Masculinity and Military Service in Revolutionary Cuba.”
The 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to three individuals for their seminal work on black holes. Florida State University Professors of Physics Bill Green and Peter Hoeflich shared their explanation of the prize.
Mustakimur R. Khandaker earned his doctorate from the Department of Computer Science, part of the College of Arts and Sciences, and graduated in July. Khandaker published research at prestigious conferences including ASPLOS 2020, USENIX Security 2019, and Euro S&P 2019, and has accepted the position of tenure-track assistant professor of computer science at the University of Georgia.