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2207, 2020

CIRE2N ofrece por primera vez su STEAM Virtual Nanosummer Camp

By |July 22nd, 2020|Comments Off on CIRE2N ofrece por primera vez su STEAM Virtual Nanosummer Camp

  CIRE2N tuvo su campamento de verano de nanotecnología ambiental de manera virtual por primera vez este verano.  El STEAM Virtual Nanosummer Camp se llevó a cabo del 22 de junio al 2 de Julio del 2020 a través de [...]

2206, 2020

Nuestro primer Nano Days virtual: Una labor de amor a las ciencias y compromiso con el público en tiempos de pandemia

By |June 22nd, 2020|Comments Off on Nuestro primer Nano Days virtual: Una labor de amor a las ciencias y compromiso con el público en tiempos de pandemia

El viernes 22 de mayo se celebró por primera vez nuestro Nano Days Virtual.  Nuestro equipo de investigadores, estudiantes graduados y subgraduados trabajaron arduamente para celebrar nuestro querido Nano Days para llevar ciencia, tecnología y diversión al público en general [...]

805, 2020

CIRE2N los invita al: ACS Project SEED Virtual Summer Camp

By |May 8th, 2020|Comments Off on CIRE2N los invita al: ACS Project SEED Virtual Summer Camp

ACS Project SEED Virtual Summer Camp La American Chemical Society (ACS, por sus siglas en inglés) estará ofreciendo un campamento de verano virtual a nivel nacional para estudiantes de escuela superior interesados en seguir carreras en la química.  Aproximadamente 250 [...]

2802, 2020

Regresa el evento de nanotecnología más divertido del año al Malecón de Cataño

By |February 28th, 2020|Comments Off on Regresa el evento de nanotecnología más divertido del año al Malecón de Cataño

CIRE2N y la Universidad de Puerto Rico Recinto de Río Piedras invitan al público en general a participar de nuestro festival Nanodays 2020 que se llevará a cabo el 3 de abril en el malecón de Cataño de 9:00 a.m. [...]

2310, 2019

CIRE2N’S Site Visit

By |October 23rd, 2019|Comments Off on CIRE2N’S Site Visit

Through the first two days of the week CIRE2N had a NSF Site Visit in which the board came to evaluate our researchers. On Monday, the opening activity was celebrated. After it, CIRE2N'S graduates and undergraduates presented what their research [...]

805, 2019

Learning about the sciences close to you: NanoDays 2019

By |May 8th, 2019|Comments Off on Learning about the sciences close to you: NanoDays 2019

NanoDays, an educational festival about nanoscale science, was held today in the Malecón of Cataño City. CIRE2N celebrates this festival each year with the purpose of creating more interest in the emerging STEM field of Environmental Nanotechnology.

2703, 2019

Nano-Envi Summer Camp 2019

By |March 27th, 2019|Comments Off on Nano-Envi Summer Camp 2019

In order to promote excellence in science education for high schools, CIRE2N will sponsor a five week summer research program, from june 10 to July 3, 2019; created specifically for teachers and high school students. This program will allow 10 [...]

2702, 2019

Interactive demonstrations: Cayey Christian Academy

By |February 27th, 2019|Comments Off on Interactive demonstrations: Cayey Christian Academy

During a visit to Cayey Christian Academy, Cire2n students presented interactive demonstrations to the whole school. There were students from all ages attending and participating in the demonstrations, from prescholars to high schoolers.   The group that visited the school [...]

1212, 2018

Nanofiber carpet could lead to new sticky or insulating surfaces

By |December 12th, 2018|Comments Off on Nanofiber carpet could lead to new sticky or insulating surfaces

Inspired by the extraordinary characteristics of polar bear fur, lotus leaves and gecko feet, engineering researchers have developed a new way to make arrays of nanofibers that could bring us coatings that are sticky, repellent, insulating or light emitting, among other possibilities.

2811, 2018

‘Smart skin’ simplifies spotting strain in structures

By |November 28th, 2018|Comments Off on ‘Smart skin’ simplifies spotting strain in structures

A 'smart skin' employs the unique fluorescent characteristics of carbon nanotubes to quickly assess strain in materials. The method is intended for aircraft, spacecraft and critical infrastructures in which mechanical strain needs to be monitored.

1511, 2018

Watching nanoparticles: Researchers make movies of photochemistry in single nanoparticles

By |November 15th, 2018|Comments Off on Watching nanoparticles: Researchers make movies of photochemistry in single nanoparticles

Stanford researchers retooled an electron microscope to work with visible light and gas flow, making it possible to watch a photochemical reaction as it swept across a nanoparticle the size of a single cold virus.

2610, 2018

Nano-Envi Summer Camp: the best research experience for high schoolers

By |October 26th, 2018|Comments Off on Nano-Envi Summer Camp: the best research experience for high schoolers

CIRE2N sponsored a summer research program from June, 18 to July, 13 2018; in order to promote excellence in science education for high schools that allowed 10 student-teacher pairs to participate.

2510, 2018

CREST- Post Doctoral Research Fellowships Webinar

By |October 25th, 2018|Comments Off on CREST- Post Doctoral Research Fellowships Webinar

The CREST- Post Doctoral Research Fellowship (PRF) program at the National Science Foundation provides fellowships for beginning CREST center investigators to support them in conducting research aligned with the research focus of their host CREST center.

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