The second week of the ACCESS STEP 1 workshop in Miami surpassed all expectations. We extend our appreciation to Todd Crowl at the FIU BBC Institute of Environment for his enlightening session on environmental studies. His expertise and passion were evident, providing valuable insights into the field.
We are immensely thankful to Yacoub Hanna and Kemal Akkaya at the Advanced Wireless and Security Lab (ADWISE) for their invaluable knowledge and expertise in cybersecurity. Our visit to their lab fostered a comprehensive understanding of securing cyber-physical systems.
A special acknowledgment goes to the Equinix Team at the M1 Equinix Data Center in Miami for their hospitality and for showcasing their cutting-edge facilities. This enlightening visit shed light on the pivotal role of data centers in our interconnected world.
We would also like to express my gratitude to John Stuart Stuard at the FIU Miami Beach Urban Studios for the immersive experience in urban design and architecture. Exploring this innovative space left a lasting impression and fueled inspiration.
We want to thank Isabel Brador at the FIU Wolfsonian for the captivating session on art and design. The visit to the museum was a testament to the profound impact of art in inspiring and communicating diverse perspectives. The visit to the museum was a testament to the profound impact of art in inspiring and communicating diverse perspectives.