Michelle Melo found out about the ACS Project SEED program from a high school guidance counselor. She didn’t need Hollywood to help her realize that Forensic Science was the career for her. She was placed in FIU’s International Forensic
FIU has been ranked in the top 100 worldwide universities granting utility patents in 2017. Read more on this major accomplishment.
IFRI Forensic Science Seminar Series Featuring Dr. Jose Almirall Friday, May 25, 2018 12-1pm AHC4-402 Download the flyer IFRI-SISH-Almirall-Flyer_2018-FINAL
Dr. Sara Casado Zapico was interviewed by Telemundo of her research. Watch the video here
Director Dr. Jose Almirall interviewed on CARFS Forensic Magazine – March 2018 issue
How Bomb Investigators Piece Together the Clues After an Explosion A Time.com article with Dr. Adam Hall of Northeastern University describing the forensic evaluation of bomb fragments in wake of Austin, TX bombings
A video segment aired on Oct. 19, 2017, by University of Miami’s (UM) student ran cable-tv station UMTV covering the geographic location of heroin by Sr isotope ratios done in the lab of Dr. Almirall’s group at FIU and Dr.
The launch of CARFS was picked up by el Nuevo Herald, a Spanish subsidiary of The Miami Herald, on August 26, 2017. The article can be found here.
An interview with Prof. Almirall in C&EN, an ACS newsletter, published on Sept. 25, 2017 on the challenges of investigating a fire scene. Find the interview here.
A Miami Herald article was published on September 29, 2017 of a DEA funded project in Prof. Almirall’s group using Sr isotope ratios in the geographic identification of heroin. The accepted paper in Inorganica Chimica Acta can be found here.