PR Space Grant Fellowship Competition (2016-2017)

PR Space Grant Fellowship Competition (2016-2017)

The Puerto Rico NASA Space Grant Fellowship Program is accepting applications for the 2016-2017 academic year (subject to availability of funds)     Application Requirements:   Be a U.S. citizen Be participating in a NASA-related research project Be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate progr...


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


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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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


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.

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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



Higher EducationThe Need for Promoting Nanotechnology Awareness in Higher Education

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