Extreme Events Institute Centers & Institutes (Florida Board of Governors) Preeminent Organization

The Extreme Event Institutes (EEI) mission is multi-hazard research synergy across disciplines to reduce human and economic losses from disasters, and to help sustain FIUs Carnegie Research 1 status. By their very nature, extreme events cross traditional academic boundaries and require trans-disciplinary research and knowledge application. EEI programs include faculty and researchers from the social and behavioral sciences, engineering, computer science, earth and atmospheric sciences, business, public health, public administration, and management.




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  • 305-348-6398

email address

  • richard.olson@fiu.edu

mailing address

  • Florida International University, Modesto Maidique Campus, 11200 SW 8th Street AHC5 222, Miami, FL 33199 .