The Florida International University’s Science & Technology Workforce Development Program (DOE Fellows program), is pleased to announce the DOE Fellows Class of 2018. Ten very talented FIU STEM students were selected to become the 12th Cohort of DOE Fellows. The annual DOE Fellows Induction Ceremony took placed on Thursday, November 15th, 2018. The ceremony was attended by representative from the US Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management (the sponsoring organization), along with representatives from DOE’s Office of Office of Economic Impact and Diversity, FIU Dean of Engineering (Dr. John Volakis), FIU Associate VP for Research (Dr. Salas), FIU faculty, ARC leadership and staff members, and current and former DOE Fellows. The ten DOE Fellows inducted included:

  • Roger Boza, PhD – Computer Science
  • David Mareno, BS – Computer Engineering
  • Jorge Montesino, BS Civil Engineering
  • Jose Rendon, BS Mechanical Engineering
  • Alex Rivero, BS Computer Engineering
  • Jason Soto, MS – Mechanical Engineering
  • Alexis Suarez, BS – Environmental Engineering
  • Patrick Uriarte, BS – Mechanical Engineering
  • Alexis Vento, BS – Environmental Engineering
  • Amanda Yancoskie, BS –  Environmental Engineering

On behalf of FIU’s Applied Research Center, we welcome our new DOE Fellows to the “family.” Ganas!!!!

Dr. Leonel Lagos (DOE Fellows Program Director, PI DOE-FIU Cooperative Agreement)