UPRM undergraduate student receives the Citrine Research NextGen Fellowship

Congratulations to Bryan Sanchez for receiving the Citrine Research NextGen Fellowship! The NextGen Fellowship is a ten-week summer program for undergraduate physical science, materials science, computer science, mathematics, and engineering students interested in learning cutting-edge data science and data management skills. This fully-funded fellowship is an excellent opportunity to engage with top academic research scientists as well as…

Participation at the 2018 GRC Colloidal, Macromolecular and Polyelectrolyte Solutions

Pablo Díaz-Hyland  presented his research at the 2018 Gordon Research Conference on Colloidal, Macromolecular and Polyelectrolyte Solutions. Pablo also attended seminars on soft materials and networked with professionals in this field. This conference focused on how soft and hard matter work together to generate many intriguing properties for the design of new materials. Dr. Ubaldo M.…

UPRM alumni to pursue his PhD at Ivy League School, University of Pennsylvania

Wilfredo Mendez graduated UPRM last May from Chemical Engineering and Industrial Biotechnology. Just this last August, he began studying at the University of Pennsylvania, where he has been taking several courses in Chemical Engineering before diving into his particular project. Mendez’s work will primarily focus on understanding the thermodynamic and transport phenomena that are carried…

Undergraduate research assistant Pablo Diaz granted PR NASA Space Grant Fellowship

Congratulations to Pablo Diaz who has been accepted again for the Puerto Rico NASA Space Grant Fellowship for 2017-2018. This will allow Pablo to continue doing state-of-the-art research with relevance to NASA. Pablo will work this semester in reaction-enhanced diffusivity using nonlinear microrheology techniques. Pablo has demonstrated to have the potential to continue contributing to…