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Concept Papers for NASA ISS Post-Graduate Innovation Awards

Concept Papers for NASA ISS Post-Graduate Innovation Awards

Soliciting Concept Papers for ISS Post-Graduate Innovation Awards in Space Life and Physical Science Research (NRA NNJ14ZBG001N) Concept Paper Due: July 10th, 2014 This solicitation is targeted at Graduate Ph.D. students and Post-Doctoral Fellows who have never participated in any variations of space flight research and have no experience in designing ISS spaceflight scientific investigat...


The Puerto Rico Space Grant Consortium..

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.

2014 International Space Station Research and Development Conference - Call for Papers Download

Study Results from University of Puerto Rico Update Understanding of Carbon Research



PR Cube Satellite

cube satellite

The goal of the project is to provide an aerospace engineering experience to students in Puerto Rico by building a cube satellite (CubeSat). Also this will help promote the aerospace Workspace in Puerto Rico. In addition, the students are exposed to the preliminary design reviews (PDR), concept design review (CDR), and flight readiness review (FRR). This is the first scientific CubeSat to be built by a minority institution in USA ( Inter-American University)....

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New Technology for Emergency Communication

weather balloons

Public exposition launch of a airborne emergency communications  network and student experiments using weather balloons

Location: University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, in front of the Tower

Date: 8 AM, Sunday, April 7, 2013

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Cornell University

Download: REU2014Poster.pdf

And in other news

2014 MRS Meeting

Meeting Chairs: Husam N. Alshareef, Amit Goyal, Gerardo Morell, José A. Varela, In Kyeong Yoo... Read More


Cuatro décadas del Planetario Colegial

Las estrellas siempre son las protagonistas. Y en el Planetario del Recinto Universitario de Mayagüez (RUM) esa aseveración no ha sido la excepción. La instalación colegial, adscrita al Departamento de Física, abrió sus puertas en el año 1973 y durante esos 40 años ha brindado un servicio educativo ininterrumpido a cerca de medio millón de visitantes. .Read More


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 universitiesThe 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



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


Higher EducationThe Need for Promoting Nanotechnology Awareness in Higher Education

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UPR Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Research Lab

UPR Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Research Lab

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