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…

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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…

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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…

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