Dr. Jose Almirall, director of the Center for Advanced Research in Forensic Science (CARFS) and professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry was appointed to the National Insitute of Justice (NIJ)‘s newly created Forensic Laboratory Needs Technology Working Group (FLN-TWG). The working group will provide objective and independent
Dr. Yi Xiao of FIU’s Dept of Chemistry and Biochemistry CARFS and IFRI Faculty Member Featured Article on NIJ’s website on her new patent titled “Rapid and Reliable On-Site Drug Detection Using Aptamer-based Sensors” Please find the article here
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.