Honoring our Top 2019-2020 Graduates

In a long overdue recognition, Ángel N. Santiago Colón and Tania L. Class Martínez have been recognized with the Luis C. Monzón medal to the best students of the 2019-2020 chemical engineering graduating class. Ángel is also the recipient of the (unnamed) College of Engineering medal to the engineering student with the highest GPA, 4.0…

Hernandez-Maldonado selected as 2020 IACChE’S James Y. Oldshue Distinguished Lecturer

Doctor Arturo Hernandez-Maldonado, Professor of Chemical Engineering at UPR-Mayaguez, was selected as the 2020 James Y. Oldshue Distinguished Lecturer. Dr. Hernandez’s talk titled “Advancements in the Design of Porous Materials for the Adsorption of Contaminants of Emerging Concern from Water” was delivered at the 2020 AIChE Annual Meeting. Access the full article at UPRM.edu: The James…

Domenech awarded $1.4M NIH grant for Breast Cancer Studies

Doctor Maribella Domenech was awarded a $1.4M grant by the National Institute of Health (NIH) for her project titled “Distinct contributions of mesenchymal cell niches in the therapeutic potential of breast cancer cells”. The 4-year project aims to develop predictive cellular models for the therapeutic response of breast cancer.   The studies will provide new biological insights into the modulation of tumor…

Suleiman recognized as 2020 Eminent Chemical Engineer by MAC-AIChE

Professor David Suleiman was recognized by the Minority Affairs Committee (MAC) of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) with the 2020 Eminent Chemical Engineers Award. The awards recognize professionals who identify as members of an underrepresented group and have served as mentors and role models of underrepresented minorities in engineering and other technical accomplishments…

ChE Seminar Series: “Taller de Educación – 2 Parte, Técnicas de avalúo para determinar dominio de lo aprendido”

“Taller de Educación – 2 Parte,  Técnicas de avalúo para determinar dominio de lo aprendido” Lugar: Q-123 (Sala Abbott) Hora: 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Fecha: 3 de mayo de 2016 Oradora: Dra. Rebeca Orama Meléndez Abstracto: Presentación de diferentes técnicas de avaluó dirigidas a determinar el dominio de los estudiantes en sus áreas de contenido. Técnicas que…

Entering Research: Ruta para una experiencia competitiva en investigación subgraduada

Charla de Orientación a Estudiantes Subgraduados de INQU Entering Research: Ruta para una experiencia competitiva en investigación subgraduada. Organizado por: Dr. Ubaldo M. Córdova-Figueroa y Dra. Patricia Ortiz-Bermúdez ¿Te interesa investigar y realizar labores creativas? ¿Quieres adquirir experiencia para ser competitivo al momento de ir a escuela graduada? Esta charla es para ti. El Departamento…

ChE Seminar Series: “Designing, Manufacturing and Testing Stem Cell Derived Tissue Engineered Constructs”

“Designing, Manufacturing and Testing Stem Cell Derived Tissue Engineered Constructs” Place: IQ-004 (Amphitheater) Hour: 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Date: March 17, 2016 Speaker: Danny Freytes Abstract: With the possibility of creating embryonic stem cell banks and the existence of induced pluripotent stem cells, it is theoretically possible to obtain every cell type in the human…

ChE Seminar Series: “¡Del Colegio pa’ la Industria!”

¡Del Colegio pa’ la Industria! Date: March 10, 2016, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Place: IQ-004 (Amphitheater) Anibal Quintana-Cheeseborough, PhD. Process Technology Development Manager Integra NeuroSciences, Añasco, PR. 00610 Abstract: The purpose of this presentation is to facilitate answering some of the questions students have during the job hunting process. How to search for jobs in the…

ChE Seminar Series: “Necessary Tools to Develop World-Class Teaching Skills”

Recordatorio del Seminario: “Necessary Tools to Develop World-Class Teaching Skills” Lugar: INQU 004- Amphitheater Hora: 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Speaker: Dra. Rebeca Orama Meléndez Bachillerato en Biologia de la Universidad Interamericana de Hato Rey; Maestría en la Enseñanza de la biología de la UPR de Río Piedras Doctorado en Currículo y Enseñanza de la biología. UPR-RP Facultad…