Chad Moss makes largest donation to FIU by an alumnus

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Gift names the Moss School of Construction, Infrastructure and Sustainability Chad Moss, executive vice president of Moss & Associates, announced a $10 million gift to FIU’s College of Engineering & Computing – the largest donation by an alumnus to date. “Chad Moss has shown incredible vision and entrepreneurship in Miami and across the country,” said FIU […]

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Dr. Ahmad speaks to the Miami Herald about unique building on the rise

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Dr. Irtishad Ahmad, director of Florida International University’s school of construction, discusses One Thousand Museum by the late superstar architect Zaha Hadid. Every week, a ship leaves Dubai loaded with an entire floor’s worth of structural pieces bound for what’s likely the most unusual, not to say outlandish, tower ever erected in Miami — One […]

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ABC FIU Student Chapter Golf Tourament

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Register for the upcoming ABC FIU Student Chapter Golf Tournament on March 3, 2017: https://abceastflorida.webconnex.com/fiugolf0317

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Construction Alumnus Honored With Prestigious Torch Award

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The FIU Alumni Association is honoring Chad Moss, senior vice president of Moss & Associates as the Alumnus of the Year at the 16th Annual Torch Awards on Saturday, April 1st, 2017. This award is presented to an outstanding alumnus who has been a dedicated contributor to their field, alma mater, and community. Chad Moss […]

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Excellence in Career Advising

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At the Fall Advisors’ Forum on Monday, October 17th the Council for Undergraduate Academic Advising recognized members of the FIU academic advising community who have demonstrated outstanding qualities in academic advising. Among other outstanding academic advisors Natasha Wedderburn, Academic Advisor at the School of Construction was awarded for Excellence in Career Advising. The School of […]

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FIU wins several awards at the 2016 ABC’s Construction Management Competition

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The ABC-FIU Student Chapter headed to Dallas for the 2016 ABC’s Construction Management Competition (CMC) and returned with four awards. The team of students (pictured above) Jonathan Lee, Jose Faria Jr., Manuel Zamora, Laritza Ortega, Melissa Arcila, and Alexandra Riviere from the School of Construction at the Florida International University competed with 22 other teams […]

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Finding synergy between human values and built environments

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Lu Zhang brings the human touch to construction. As the newest hire in the School of Construction, and its only female faculty member, Zhang’s research focuses on human-building interactions, specifically on what humans value in buildings (e.g., health and comfort, safety, energy conservation), how such human values affect the value of buildings, and how the […]

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Transformative innovations for achieving sustainable and resilient construction, and building environments

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Dr. Youngjib Ham, Assistant Professor at FIU School of Construction has been implementing his research on construction and building performance monitoring and control. He mainly focuses on advanced sensing and analytics, Information & Communication Technology (ICT), Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), and Building Information Modeling (BIM), especially collecting and analyzing Big Visual Data (e.g., images or videos) […]

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South Florida construction industry prepares for Hurricane season

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Hurricane Matthew takes aim at South Florida’s construction boom Construction workers are scurrying to batten down the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science job site. Interior exhibit rooms are being used to store equipment and supplies. Anything too big to be brought in was tied down. Frost Science The construction site at the Patricia […]

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Webinar by Dr. Reza Akhavian

Dr. Reza Akhavian of California State University, East Bay will be giving an interesting webinar on Activity Recognition of Construction Equipment and Workers using Smartphones.

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