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Winner Announced for NNI’s First Nanotechnology Student Video Contest

Winner Announced for NNI’s First Nanotechnology Student Video Contest

Tiny Science. Big Impacts. Cool Videos. NNCO announces a winner from the University of Puerto Rico (June 5, 2015) The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO) is pleased to announce the winners of the first Tiny Science. Big Impacts. Cool Videos. nanotechnology video contest for students. Abelardo Colon and Jennifer Gill from the Univ...

 

The NASA Puerto Rico Space Grant Consortium (PRSGC) enhances local research and education capabilities in NASA-related fields and contributes to the Nation's Science and Technology enterprise by capitalizing on the institutional and human capital available on the Island. PRSGC resides in the Resource Center for Science and Engineering, with the Central Administration of the University of Puerto Rico as the Lead Institution and 17 public and private affiliate institutions.

The Consortium implements a research and education agenda relevant to Puerto Rico and NASA and disseminates knowledge about the NASA mission and the associated opportunities available for students, teachers, professors and researchers. By improving the quality and relevance of research and education on the Island, PRSGC helps expand and nurture a diversified and sophisticated workforce capable of contributing to meeting the needs of the Nation.

Announcement for Inter-Agency Personnel Agreement (IPA)University Affairs Officer, NASA Ames Research Center Moffett Field, CA.

3-D Space Container Challenge for K-12 Educators and Students (Entry Deadline: Aug. 2, 2015)

 

Student Astronaut Contest for Student Opportunity

The #StudentAstronaut Contest will give one student an opportunity to experience what it is like to train like a scientist astronaut and be featured on our show. The contest will be a video contest where students will be asked to answer a series of questions. We are looking for students (age 16+ in HS or Undergrad) who are great science communicators and ambassadors for space exploration. Click Here for more details..


University of Puerto Rico's Space-Bound Experiment Uses Evactron Plasma Decontamination

The Puerto Rico Space Grant Consortium has a participating team made up of interdisciplinary students from several institutions. These include the University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras and Mayaguez Campus; the Puerto Rico Department of Education through their Tool and Die School and Marcelino Canino Canino Middle School. A new partnership was formed this year with the Bifrost Corporation with the purpose of going further into research and development of high definition imaging systems for these educational missions. Oscar Resto is the PI of the UPR RockSat-X program. He is a physicist with more than 35 years experience on experimental physics from vacuum deposition systems and surface science spectroscopy to the innovative Ultra High Transmission Electron Microscopy capable of observing single atoms. Read more”......

Puerto Rico’s First CubeSat

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ENORMOUS POTENTIAL FOR SHRINKING TECHNOLOGY

Nanotechnology defined: Nanotechnology may soon change every aspect of our lives, say researchers, and the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras is one of an increasing number of research facilities investigating its possibilities.... Read More

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Revista Corriente Verde

UPR desarrolla novedosa celda solar ferroeléctrica

Dr. Gerardo Morell Revista Corriente Verde, vol. 2, núm. 2; ago. 2011: p 42-43. il.

colleges and universities

 

The University of Puerto Rico will get part of $12.6 million in NASA funds awarded to colleges and universities to conduct research and technology development in areas important to the agency’s mission.The selections are part of NASA’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, or EPSCoR......Read More

 

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Higher EducationThe Need for Promoting Nanotechnology Awareness in Higher Education


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