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  • Adrian Muino (Computer Engineering)

    Adrian Muino (Computer Engineering)

    Adrian Muino is an undergraduate student pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering at Florida International University. His professional interests include embedded systems, software engineering, and digital/analog electronics. […]

     
  • Alicia Maratos (Environmental Engineering)

    Alicia Maratos (Environmental Engineering)

    Alicia Maratos is a junior pursuing her Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering at Florida International University. Her areas of interest include sustainability and engineering design. Alicia is the Vice […]

     
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  • Brendon Cintas (Mechanical Engineering)

    Brendon Cintas (Mechanical Engineering)

    Brendon Cintas is an undergraduate student and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Fellow pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering at Florida International University. In 2019, Brendon was granted […]

     
  • Christian Dau (Computer Science)

    Christian Dau (Computer Science)

    Christian Dau is an undergraduate student at Florida International University and a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Fellow currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science. His interests […]

     
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  • Christian Gonzalez-Lopez (Computer Science)

    Christian Gonzalez-Lopez (Computer Science)

    Christian Gonzalez-Lopez is an undergraduate student at Florida International University and a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Fellow pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science. His interests include […]

     
  • Joel Adams (Mechanical Engineering)

    Joel Adams (Mechanical Engineering)

    Joel Adams is a Ph.D. student in Mechanical Engineering at Florida International University (FIU). While pursuing his bachelor’s degree, Joel joined the robotics lab at the Applied Research Center (ARC) […]

     
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  • Josue Estrada (Mechanical Engineering)

    Josue Estrada (Mechanical Engineering)

    Josue Estrada is an undergraduate student and a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Fellow completing a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering at Florida International University. He expects to […]

     
  • Lorryn Andrade (Environmental Engineering)

    Lorryn Andrade (Environmental Engineering)

    Lorryn Andrade is a graduate student and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Fellow pursuing a Master of Science degree in Environmental Engineering at Florida International University. She completed her Bachelor’s […]

     
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  • Mariah Doughman (Chemistry)

    Mariah Doughman (Chemistry)

    Mariah Doughman received her Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry at St. Norbert College in May 2018. She is a third-year graduate student of the Environmental Chemistry Ph.D. program at […]

     
  • Phuong Pham (Chemistry)

    Phuong Pham (Chemistry)

    Phuong Pham graduated from Kennesaw State University in the spring of 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. She then worked as an intern at the Environmental Sciences Division […]

     
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  • Raymond Piloto (Computer Engineering)

    Raymond Piloto (Computer Engineering)

    Raymond Piloto is a graduate student pursuing a Master of Science degree in Computer Engineering at Florida International University with anticipation of graduation during fall 2022. His interests include sensors, […]

     
  • Sebastian Story (Mechanical Engineering)

    Sebastian Story (Mechanical Engineering)

    Sebastian Story is an undergraduate student pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, with further plans to attain a Master’s degree. His interests span from mechatronics to mechanical design, […]

     
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  • Stevens Charles (Civil Engineering)

    Stevens Charles (Civil Engineering)

    Stevens Charles is an undergraduate student at Florida International University and a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Fellow seeking a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering. Stevens plans to graduate in […]

     
  • Thi Tran (Mechanical Engineering)

    Thi Tran (Mechanical Engineering)

    Thi Tran is an undergraduate student pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering at Florida International University (FIU) and a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Fellow. Thi’s professional […]

     
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  • Derek Gabaldon (Mechanical Engineering)

    Derek Gabaldon (Mechanical Engineering)

    Derek Gabaldon is an undergraduate student pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering at Florida International University (FIU). Derek’s professional interests include applied mechanics, robotics, and engineering design. […]

     
  • Gisselle Gutierrez-Zuniga is a senior pursuing her Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering. She hopes to pursue her Master's in Civil Engineering with a focus on Water Resources at FIU. Her areas of interest include bioremediation, sustainability, groundwater and surface water modeling, and environmental policy and management. Gisselle is the Event Coordinator of Engineers without Borders, Marketing Director of the American Society of Civil Engineers, and Aesthetics Captain of ASCE's Concrete Canoe team. She is also an active member of the Water Environment Federation, American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists, and American Society for Photogrammetry and Sensing. Gisselle is passionate about the global sustainability and encouraging others to be eco-conscious for the greater good of humanity. 
As part of the DOE Fellows Program funded through the DOE-FIU Cooperative Agreement, Gisselle is working on acquiring high resolution imagery needed to build a high resolution digital elevation model (DEM) for detailed delineation/extraction of topographical and hydrologic features to be used for development of basin-scale land surface and groundwater models of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) and its surrounding region.

    Gisselle Gutierrez (Environmental Engineering)

    Gisselle Gutierrez-Zuniga is a senior pursuing her Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering. She hopes to pursue her Master’s in Civil Engineering with a focus on Water Resources at FIU. […]

     
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Message from Dr. Leonel Lagos, Program Director

Leonel E. Lagos, Program DirectorI wanted to let you know about an incredible opportunity made possible to FIU minority students thanks to the sponsorship and funding of the US Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management (DOE-EM). In an effort to overcome the challenges of an aging workforce, DOE-EM is actively and aggressively targeting college students across the US to enter DOE’s workforce.
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Testimonial

  • DOE EM has benefited tremendously from our partnership with FIU. The caliber of the DOE Fellows are top-notch, especially in the STEM disciplines, in meeting our mission objectives.

     

    Melody C. Bell, EM 70 acting Deputy Assistant Secretary (DAS) DOE Environmental Management