Mónica I. Mercado Oliveras, student at the Electrical Engineering Department, at the Univerity of Puerto Rico Mayagüez (RUM), won first place for her poster presentation at the North American Power Symposium (NAPS) held at the University of North Carolina.
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A recent report from the Environmental Quality Board revealed that many water bodies and reservoirs in Puerto Rico are contaminated with antibiotics, cosmetics, steroids, insect repellent and other types of emerging pollutants. Students and scientists at the University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez are turning to nontechnology to create filters that may help address this problem.
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A group of students at the University of Puerto Rico (Mayaguez): Bryan Mitchell, Jahannie Torres, Gil Reyes, Tahiri Fuentes, Orlando Alverio, Roberto Rivera, Lianne Sánchez, Gustavo Camero, y Héctor Jiménez, develop a video game to teach nanotechnology.
The student organization Material Advantage at the University of Puerto Rico in Mayagüez (MaAd UPRM) received Excellence Chapter award for the Academic year 2014-2015 at the annual conference Materials Science & Technology 2015.