Congratulations to undergraduate research assistant Pablo Diaz, who has been accepted to an internship at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). He will work at Marshall Space Flight Center, located in Huntsville, Alabama, during Spring 2017. This internship will allow Pablo to engage in scientific research and development to advance NASA’s missions. He will…
Postdoctoral Research Position in Theoretical Soft Condensed Matter, Fluid Mechanics, and Statistical Physics
A postdoctoral position is available at the University of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez (UPRM) in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin – Madison (UWM) to work in the areas of theoretical soft condensed matter, statistical physics, and fluid mechanics. The postdoctoral fellow will join a NSF-sponsored project exploring modeling of active colloidal particles in complex…
An ongoing collaboration with Dr. Carlos Martinez (Purdue) has resulted in a publication in Green Materials. Dr. Córdova-Figueroa is co-author.
Title: CNC Hydrogel Particles Generated from Single and Double Emulsion Drops
Copy of Presentation – October 25, 2016
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PhD candidate Ronal De La Cruz-Araujo and undergraduate researcher Luis Nieves presented their research findings at the Forward Research and Innovation Summit organized by the Puerto Rico Science, Technology and Research Trust. The event was held at the Sheraton Convention Center on September 17, 2016. “The most important message I take from some of the…
PhD. candidate Ronal A. De La Cruz Araujo is doing his doctoral’s degree in Chemical Engineering with specialty in colloidal physics in which he study the assembly and the rheological behavior of colloidal suspensions. Ronal has been the opportunity of participate of a summer internship in the Physical and Life Sciences directorate at the Lawrence…
Our first group retreat was help last Sunday, September 4, 2016. All the group members met to accomplish a series of tasks, take workshops, and socialize. The retreat was organized as follows: Agenda 8:30 AM – 8:45 AM Group icebreaker 8:45 AM – 9:00 AM Welcoming remarks and agenda discussion 9:00 – 10:00 AM Workshops Productivity…
Congratulations to Gabriel Vega-Bellido for being accepted on the 2016-2017 Undergraduate Research Program of Puerto Rico Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (PR-LSAMP). The program starts formally on August 2016.
Lugar: Museo de Vida Silvestre de San Juan (Ave. Kennedy)
Día: Sábado, 28 de mayo de 2016
Hora: 10:30 am
Chemical engineer and professor at UPRM, Dr. Ubaldo Córdova is working on a project that would help create nanobots to solve some health problems. The goal is to create autonomous nanomachines able to detect and eliminate medical problems. See more here.