Research and Innovation

Geneva, Switzerland / March 2018 Speech delivered at the 2018 World Summit on the Information Society organized under the auspices of the UN agency for telecommunications (ITU) and UNESCO. By Maya Plentz  How to make sure women receive public funds for research? We must make sure that rather than simply voicing our outrage on social…

Horizon 2020

In October of 2016 Ms. Plentz Fagundes was appointed by the European Commission to the High Level Group of Experts to review the impact of Horizon 2020, the £80 Billion Framework Programme to fund Research and Innovation in the EU from 2014 to 2020.

Engineering at FIU

“A Florida university and an insurer that incurred hundreds of millions of dollars in losses during recent hurricanes are teaming up to find ways to help buildings survive massive storms. Their tool: Giant fans.”   Selected clippings, results of media relations campaigns by Maya Plentz for FIU Placement: Wall Street Journal From Fans’ Whirlwind, Researchers…

India: QS University Rankings

*Wall Street Journal Asia By Shanoor Seervai May 15, 2014 In a survey of 300 Asian universities released this week, Indian schools — even the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology — once again failed to reach the top of the ranks. Delhi’s IIT is the first Indian institution to surface in the latest Quacquarelli Symonds rankings,…