ATOM Think Tank

The ATOM Think Tank is FIU’s First Faculty-Led Technology Consulting Practice and Student Experiential Learning Program! Our mission is to optimize powerful academic learning, and to enhance the potential value and contribution our students will make as future professionals entering the business world.

Directed towards experiential education in technology and research, ATOM pursues industry cooperation and business partnerships to provide students with real-world experience that helps to bridge the gap between theoretical knowledge and practice.

The Four Pillars of ATOM

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Leveraging analytics to allow students to dig deep inside big data, uncover underlying problems, and make logical predictions that influence business decision making.
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Developing students’ expertise with the use of novel technologies and IS systems, that drive business strategy, minimize risk, enhance value, and stimulate growth.
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Experiential education that optimizes student learning by combining their conceptual knowledge with the practical application of technical skills, to encourage new ideas and solve problems.
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Encouraging meaningful business connections to enrich students’ personal and professional development through mentorship and coaching, internships, and professional networking.

Programs and Events

ATOM programs and events are designed in collaboration with our corporate partners to build the skills demanded by today’s technology leaders and employers. Our programs incorporate:

  • Experiential learning activities to help students translate theoretical knowledge into practice.
  • Innovation challenges that aim to induce students’ growth mindset and competitive spirit.
  • Formal business presentations to sharpen students’ public speaking and presentation skills.
  • Professional mentorship to build industry connections and provide exposure.


ATOM x AIS Analytics Challenge

4-week hands-on learning program challenging students to apply business analytics tools and techniques to create innovative data-driven solutions to a real-world business scenario; all under the guidance and mentorship of senior IS professionals.

ATOM Pink Tank

6-month hands-on leadership development and mentorship program with an emphasis on activating and strengthening the unique combination of skillsets future women professionals need to perform effectively in the male-dominated STEM field.

ATOM Cybersecurity Strategy Challenge

4-week experiential education and mentorship program focused on trending cybersecurity topics. Students investigate a real-world business cyber incidentor attack, then present innovative cybersecurity strategies and policies to a jury of CISOs.

Industry Partners

Industry Partners

In The News

  • Florida International University
    Department of Information Systems & Business Analytics
    11200 SW 8th Street, RB 250
    Miami, FL 33199
    Office: 305.348.2830


21st century data analytics


Average years of professional experience of our consultants

How We Can Help:

  • Analytics
  • Techonology Consulting
  • Operations Management

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How We Can Help


ATOM can help your organization gain new business insights by using leading visualization technologies to organize your data into meaningful, interactive graphics and dashboards.

Technology Consulting

How can you leverage new technologies to transform your organization into a digital enterprise? ATOM can determine the best technology solutions to enable your organization to operate faster and better.

Operations Management

Unleash the true power of your supply chain through innovative business models powered by process and quality improvements, enterprise systems, mobility, cloud and analytical insights.

Our Consulting Team

ATOM's team brings insights and experience that span disciplines and industries. Our digital technology experts' approach and recommendations are highly customized and results-driven.

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