"The College of Engineering Scholarship Fund Turns a Dream into a Reality"- An Engineering Article for the University of Miami

"The College of Engineering Scholarship Fund Turns a Dream into a Reality"- An Engineering Article for the University of Miami

By Nancy Abramson | 10/31/17 

As a young girl growing up in Venezuela, neither the University of Miami nor an engineering degree was on the radar for Maria Villasmil (BSIE ’16). But in 2005, the Villasmil family moved to Miami. It was the perfect place for the family to settle, enabling them to hold onto their Venezuelan roots while enjoying Miami’s diversity of cultures.

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"The Use of High-Dimensional Sparse Structural Equation Modeling"- An Engineering Article for the University of Miami

"The Use of High-Dimensional Sparse Structural Equation Modeling"- An Engineering Article for the University of Miami

By Nancy Abramson | 06/17/19

Structural equation modeling (SEM) is a powerful and flexible toolbox for statistical inference – the practice of forming judgments typically on the basis of random sampling. SEM is a set of mathematical models, computer algorithms and statistical methods that function as tools to help with statistical inference. However, despite the flexibility of structural equation models (SEMs), there are few efficient and effective inference methods that can work with the kinds of problems with many variables and possible values that commonly occur in contemporary fields, such as genomics.

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"A Silver Lining for UM Students Who Weathered Irma"- A Profile for the University of Miami

"A Silver Lining for UM Students Who Weathered Irma"- A Profile for the University of Miami

By Nancy Abramson | 10/5/2017

When international student Qianyun Ding, a first year graduate student, came from Jiangsu – a coastal Chinese province north of Shanghai, China – to study at the College of Engineering, she may not have expected to see quite so much of Miami as she did.

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"Meet Michael Bowermaster ’21"- Student Profile for the University of Miami

"Meet Michael Bowermaster ’21"- Student Profile for the University of Miami

By Nancy Abramson | 10/24/2017

For Michael Bowermaster ’21, a College of Engineering (CoE) biomedical engineering major, the journey to the CoE was not a long one. Born and raised in Miami, Michael has always had the University of Miami on his radar.

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"Meet Juliana Albarracin ’20"- Student Profile for University of Miami

"Meet Juliana Albarracin ’20"- Student Profile for University of Miami

By Nancy Abramson | 10/10/2017

As a junior at an all-girls high school, Juliana Albarracin participated in a field trip to the University of Miami, sponsored by the University’s Society of Women Engineers. Girls from high schools all over Miami-Dade who were interested in mathematics attended.

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