Resilient Design of Coastal Structures

The UPRM – DHS Coastal Resilience Center (CRC) invites you to the webinar Resilient Design of Coastal Structures. This will be held on Thursday, October 1, 2020, from 6:00 pm to  7:30 pm AST/EDT (UTC-4) by Dr. Alí Saffar – Professor, on the University of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez Campus. Conference Language: EnglishC.E. Contact Hours: 1.5 UPRM-CRC  Cost Free. Please register at the link below…

Earthquakes of the Caribbean: 1918 – 2019

The M6.0 earthquake that occurred near Puerto Rico on September 24, 2019, was the largest earthquake to strike the U.S. territory in five years. It was not, however, the largest recorded earthquake there. That distinction goes to the July 7, 1943, M7.7 earthquake that thankfully did not generate a tsunami. Other earthquakes, and sometimes the…

UPRM/CRC focus on greater diversity in STEM/HSE

The Coastal Resilience Center (CRC) is committed to increasing the representation of minority groups in the Homeland Security Enterprise (HSE), in emergency management, planning and engineering fields. To meet this goal, the CRC is partnering with four Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs) to create undergraduate and graduate programs to improve access to the education needed to pursue…