FIU team captures top national honors in national blockchain competition.

Using a unique FIU Business-built blockchain, a multi-disciplinary team of FIU students captured first place in the Association for Information System’s national 2020 AIS Student Chapter Blockchain Challenge. The national first-place victory, announced March 28, 2020, is a remarkable achievement for the four-person FIU team forced to work together remotely, and under tighter deadlines, by […]

A "buzz" of bitcoin sparked FIU Business professor Subramanian's journey to blockchain expertise.

A “buzz” of bitcoin sparked FIU Business professor Subramanian’s journey to blockchain expertise.

Market efficiency and e-commerce transactions have always been among FIU Assistant Professor Hemang Subramanian’s enthusiasms. He was also a big fan of the Yellow Jackets, the football team of Georgia Tech, where Subramanian earned his PhD. Then, his two interests converged. “I was regularly attending football games, and would go and buy refreshments,” he said. “And […]

Faculty Notes: May-June 2016

Faculty Notes: May-June 2016

School of Accounting Jimmy Carmenate, clinical instructor, has been named Outstanding Faculty Advisor of the Year by the national office of Beta Alpha Psi, the honor society for accounting, finance and information sciences students. Carmenate serves as faculty advisor to the FIU student chapter, which recently achieved Gold Chapter status for two consecutive years. Department […]