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Reconocen investigaciones de profesora de la UPR Humacao

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En reconocimiento a las investigaciones científicas realizadas por la profesora Desireé Cotto Figueroa, directora del Observatorio Astronómico de la Universidad de Puerto Rico (UPR) en Humacao, la Unión Astronómica Internacional (IAU por sus siglas en inglés) le asignó el nombre (11456) Cotto-Figueroa al asteroide previamente conocido como 1981 EK9.

“Orgullosa, honrada… de los más grandes honores tener un asteroide a nombre de uno y saber que va a estar por cientos de años”, expresó Cotto Figueroa en un comunicado de prensa.

UPR Cayey student receives NSF fellowship

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Danilo Pérez Rivera, a student from the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) from Cayey was awarded the competitive National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.

For the full article, please refer to the Spanish version of this site.

CARICOOS receives RICE certification from NOAA

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The Caribbean Regional Association for Coastal Ocean Observing (CARICOOS), of the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus was certified as Regional Information Coordination Entity (RICE) by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). 

For the full article, please refer to the Spanish version of this site.

 

RUM student receives prestigious Barry Goldwater Scholarship

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Paola M. Matos Ruiz, a third year student in the Biology Department at the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus was awarded the very prestigious Barry Goldwater scholarship.
 
For the full article, please refer to the Spanish version of this site.
 
 

 
 

Again RUM student as the New Face in Engineering

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Nicole J. Ortiz Rodríguez, a student in the Graduate Program of Industrial Engineering from the Univeristy of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus was recognized as the New Face of Engineering by the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE).
 
For the full article, please refer to the spanish version of this site. 
 
 

Puerto Rico Math Superstars go to competition in Orlando

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Around 200 students from 23 middle schools participated in the Statewide Mathcounts Competition organized by the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)- Puerto Rico Chapter and the Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico.

 

For the full article, please refer to the Spanish version of this site. 

 

 

 

Puerto Rican biostatistician receives important award

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Dr. Rafael A. Irizarry Quintero was given the Benjamin Franklin Biosciences Award by the organization Bioinformatics.org for his contributions in the development of statistical tools for complex data analysis.

For the full article, please refer to the Spanish version of this site.

 

 

UMET alumnus receives prestigious NSF award

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Edwin Suárez Zayas, graduate from the School of Science and Technology and the Honors program at the Metropolitan University (UMET) received the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF-GRFP) to fund his doctoral studies.

For the full article, please refer to the Spanish version of this site.

 

UPR-Mayaguez student received award from the American Society For Engineering Education

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Michelle Marrero García, is a second year undergraduate student in the Mechanical Engineering program at the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus. She was awarded the Best Overall Research Award at the national conference of the American Society For Engineering Education 2017 (ASEE). 

For the full article, please refer to the Spanish version of this site. 

 

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