Mr. Luis serves as FIU Director of Technology and Business Relations in the School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS). Over the last twenty years, he has successfully lead higher education IT research and instructional enterprise services for the state’s largest IT and Computer Science degree programs. In 1992 he created and today manages SCIS cluster computing/networking platform and professional IT support services. Mr. Luis collaborates with FIU faculty, industry research staff, and government agencies on computing-related R&D, via the acquisition and execution of millions of dollars in state, local, and federal funded projects, industrial contracts, and donations. He conducts SCIS business development and outreach for the South Florida IT industry and created with management the SCIS Executive Industry Advisory Board. He has overseen dozens of in-house software development projects, establishing business requirements, designing software frameworks, implementing, and deploying them for administrative or R&D purposes.
Mr. Luis holds a Masters in Computer Science from Florida International University.