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…

Scholarship Endowment Fund for Graduate Students

Applicants must complete and file the required documents electronically on or before November 1, 2019.   About the Fund: The Endowment Fund of the University of Puerto Rico aims to support the academic and research activities of the The University of Puerto Rico, ensuring the fiscal stability of the Institution for future generations. The Fund…

RESolutions is Hiring

RESolutions is looking for Civil Engineers or some similar area for job offers. Our organization believes and supports the creation of a safe and resilient Puerto Rico. With that said, we aspire to unite the best talent in Puerto Rico to benefit our communities and our people. We want the best talents from your Department…

Research Opportunity for UPRM Students

The 29th UPRM-ERDC Summer Internship Program will be celebrated for ten weeks beginning June 2019. Up to forty students from various disciplines at UPRM may be selected, based on availability, to participate in undergraduate and graduate research experiences in various laboratories at the Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) of the US Army Corp of Engineers.