At least four talented Puerto Ricans will be recognized as luminaries in STEM at the HENAAC Conference (Great Minds in STEM) in Pasadena, California. These four Puerto Rican engineers are part of a group of 19 engineers that will be recognized by their work. The four Puerto Rican engineers are:
Adriana Santos – Alumna from UPR, Mayagüez in 2012
Paloma Díaz Candelas – Alumna from UPR, Mayagüez in 2011
Charles Parkhurst – Alumn from UPR, Mayagüez
Fernando Rosario – Alumn from Purdue
Marvi Matos _ Alumna, UPR Mayagüez and Carnegie Mellon
Más de 50 estudiantes de diversas facultades trabajaron juntos utilizando técnicas de Design Thinking para identificar retos en la rutina matutina de los puerto-rriqueños y diseñar su solución en menos de 48 horas.(Suministrada)
The University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez celebrated the first Weekend Design Challenge (WDC). More than 50 students worked together in a Design Thinking workshop during 48 hours on Ausut 15 and 16.