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Destacada participación del equipo SAE Aero Design del RUM en competencia de diseño de aviones

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El equipo RUM Air Aero Design del Recinto Universitario de Mayagüez (RUM) de la Universidad de Puerto Rico (UPR), completó una brillante ejecutoria al obtener el primer lugar en la presentación técnica del Micro Class; segundo lugar en los reportes técnicos para las categorías de Regular ClassMicro Class Advanced Class; y en la parte de prueba de vuelo, consiguieron un segundo lugar overall para el Micro Class, tercer lugar en Flight Performance para Regular Class, y ov

RUM Welcomes New Professors

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Dr. Agustín Rullán Toro, the rector of the Mayagüez Campus (RUM) of the University of Puerto Rico (UPR), welcomed the twenty-seven newly hired professors, who will begin teaching at the institution at the beginning of the academic semester on Thursday, August 12, 2021.

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UPR Mayagüez is again the Puerto Rican university with the most NSF scholarship recipients

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The Mayagüez Campus (RUM) of the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) became, once again, the Puerto Rican higher education institution with the largest number of scholarship recipients of the prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) that grants the National Science Foundation (NSF).

This year, the honor went to 11 schoolboys: Lee Roger Chevres Fernández, Ian González Amador, Christian José Lagares, José A. Lasalde Ramírez, Edgard Alvin Lebrón Rodríguez, Cristina Lorenzo Velázquez, Diego Rafael Ramos Ortiz, Daniela Marina Rivera Mirabal, Gabriel Sánchez Velázquez, Hosea Amos Santiago Cruz and Elizabeth Torres De Jesús, all students and graduates of the RUM.

UPR Mayagüez professor is the first Hispanic to obtain an important award for highway engineering

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Dr. Benjamín Colucci Ríos, professor of the Department of Civil Engineering and Surveying (INCI) of the Mayagüez Campus (RUM) of the University of Puerto Rico (UPR), became the first Puerto Rican and Hispanic-American to receive the Wilbur S. Smith, in the 2021 edition, an award granted by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

SuSWEF: Ciencia Boricua para un Mejor Puerto Rico

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Investigadores del RUM en colaboración con peritos de la Universidad de Carolina del Sur estudian métodos para mejorar el manejo y reutilización de biomasa, optimizar prácticas agrícolas, y educar al público general sobre los problemas que obstaculizan un Puerto Rico auto-sostenible. 

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