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Prof. Arturo J. Hernández Maldonado is to receive the Professional Achievement Award conferred by the Great Minds in STEM (GMiS™) organization

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Prof. Arturo J. Hernández Maldonado, co-director of the University of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez’ Nanotechnology Center is to receive the 2016 GMiS™ Professional Achievement Award during the national meeting of this organization to be held in October of this year in Anaheim, CA. He is a faculty member of the Dept. of Chemical Engineering and one of the most productive and successful researchers of the University of Puerto Rico. He has been recognized several times by the institution for his accomplishments and despite his impressive résumé, he has not disregarded his commitment to students. 

Prof. Arturo J. Hernández Maldonado is to receive the Professional Achievement Award conferred by the Great Minds in STEM (GMiS™) organization

Zulmarie Perez Horta's picture

Prof. Arturo J. Hernández Maldonado, co-director of the University of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez’ Nanotechnology Center is to receive the 2016 GMiS™ Professional Achievement Award during the national meeting of this organization to be held in October of this year in Anaheim, CA. He is a faculty member of the Dept. of Chemical Engineering and one of the most productive and successful researchers of the University of Puerto Rico. He has been recognized several times by the institution for his accomplishments and despite his impressive résumé, he has not disregarded his commitment to students. 

Rock Solid: 15 years of collegial commitment

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The Puerto Rican company, Rock Solid Technologies, Inc. has been compensating the effort and dedication of college students for 15 years. On this ocasion, they provided a scholarship and a summer job opportunity to three students from the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus.

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

 

Professor from UPRM receives Paul Erdös Award 2016

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Doctor Luis F. Cáceres Duque, Professor from the Mathematical Science Department at the University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez Campus, received the Paul Erdös Award at the Univesity of Hamburg in Germany on July 30, 2016. This prestigious award is given by the World Federation of National Mathematics Competitions for those who have played a significant role in the development of mathematical challenges in the 20th century. 

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

Student from UPR-Mayaguez wins first place in poster competition at Annual Conference in California

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By: Adelaida Rivera 

Andres F. Calle Hoyos, a graduate student from the Industrial Engineering Department at the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, won first place in the poster competition during the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) Annual Conference & Expo 2016 held in Anaheim, California during May 21-24, 2016.

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

 

Puerto Rican scientist one of 40 Women to Watch

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Congratulations to Borinqueña Dr. Frances Colón who was recently named one of 40 over 40 Women to Watch who are reinventing and disrupting and making an impact!


 

Bio: Deputy Science and Technology Adviser to the Secretary of State, U.S. Department of State; previously Science and Environment Adviser for Western Hemisphere Affairs, U.S. Dept. of State.

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Puerto Rico wins bronze at the International Mathematical Olympiad

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Francisco Proskauer Valerio won the bronze metal at the 57th International Mathematical Olympiad. The competition was held in Hong Kong and more than 100 countries participated. 

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

 

UPR Student receives leadership award from the American Chemical Society

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This opportunity will expose a selected group of international doctoral students and post-doctoral fellows to professional development opportunities. The participants will visit the SciFinder Central Offices in Columbus, OH where they will experience behind the scenes access to how scientists and SciFinder tecnologists organize, analize and share information to drive future discoveries. 

For more information acccess the following sites:

http://www.cas.org/products/scifinder/futureleaders

http://www.cas.org/products/scifinder/futureleaders-aponte-santinibio

 

14 High School students graduate from project seed

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During this summer fourteen talented high school students are participating in summer resarch through Project Seed, an initiative sponsored by the American Chemical Society (ACS). This program takes place at the Faculty of Natural Sciences in the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus.

For the full press release, please refer to the spanish version of this site.

 

Puerto Rico wins gold in the XVIII Central America and Caribbean Math Olympiad

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The Puerto Rican team, obtained gold, silver and bronze in the Central America and Caribbean Math Olympiad celebrated in Jamaica. The delegation composed by Gustavo Santiago, Miguel Tulla y Omar Santiago, succesfully obtained the second place amongst the 13 countries competing.

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

 

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