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Center for Advanced Research in Forensic Science

The goals of the IUCRC Center for Advanced Research in Forensic Science (CARFS) are to bring together industrial partners, including the end-user community, with academic forensic science researchers with an aim to develop, implement and commercialize tools that benefit the national forensic science research enterprise.

Mission

CARFS tackles emerging forensic science problems. We bring forensic science leaders in state-of-the-art laboratories and industrial partners together to develop collaborative solutions.

Research-Driven Forensic Science Solutions

The groundbreaking nature of the center promotes innovation in: product development, techniques, strategies and methodologies for application by stakeholders in the community. To solve the most complex problems facing forensic science today, the center unites forensic science thought leaders who conduct multi-disciplinary research in state-of-the-art laboratories, facilities and institutes with expertise in several forensic disciplines.

Leadership

Dr. Kenneth Furton

Director – Dr. Kenneth G. Furton
Executive Director, Global Forensic and Justice Center
FIU Chief Scientific Officer and Provost Emeritus

Phone: 305-348-0022
Email:furtonk@fiu.edu

 

Dr Aaron M Tarone

Associate Director — Dr. Aaron M. Tarone
Associate Professor, Department of Entomology, Texas A&M University

Phone: 979-862-1311
Email:tamlucilia@tamu.edu

Administration

Roberta Gorziza

Roberta Gorziza
Postdoctoral Associate; Grant Manager

Phone: 305-348-8403
Email:roberta.gorziza@fiu.edu