FACULTY & POST-DOC

LIZ DIAZ, Ph.D.

PI – DIRECTOR / Outreach Coordinator
Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Remediation
(NWSR)
787-764-0000 ext. 88526

liz.diaz1@upr.edu

ELVIRA CUEVAS, Ph.D.

CoPI – Administrative Coordinator
Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Remediation
(NWSR)
787-764-0000 ext. 87991

elvira.cuevas@upr.edu

Dr. Carlos Cabrera

LUIS FONSECA, Ph.D.

FACULTY
Sensors for Environmental Monitoring
(SEM)

787-764-0000 ext. 88448
luis.fonseca@upr.edu

Dr. Carlos Cabrera

PETER X. FENG, Ph.D.

FACULTY 
Sensors for Environmental Monitoring
(SEM)

787-764-0000 ext. 88464
peter.feng@upr.edu

Dr. Carlos Cabrera

JORGE ORTIZ, Ph.D.

FACULTY 
Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Remediation
(NWSR)

787-764-0000 x88210
jorgeortiz.ites@gmail.com

Dr. Carlos Cabrera

DALICE PIÑERO, Ph.D.

FACULTY 
Sensors for Environmental Monitoring
(SEM)

787-764-0000 x88559
dalice.pinerocruz@uprrp.edu

Dr. Carlos Cabrera

ZHONGFANG CHEN, Ph.D.

FACULTY 
Nano Materials for Energy Conversion
(NMEC)

787-764-0000 x88545
zhongfangchen@gmail.com

Dr. Carlos Cabrera

WILFREDO OTAÑO, Ph.D.

FACULTY UPR Cayey
Sensors for Environmental Monitoring
(SEM)

787-738-2161 x3236
wilfredo.otano@upr.edu

Dr. Carlos Cabrera

ILEANA FELICIANO, Ph.D.

FACULTY 
Educational Activities and
Outreach
787-764-0000 x88526
ileana.feliciano1@upr.edu

Dr. Carlos Cabrera

EDUARDO NICOLAU, Ph.D.

FACULTY
Sensors for Environmental Monitoring
(SEM)

787-764-0000 x88567 
eduardo.nicolau@upr.edu

Dr. Carlos Cabrera

ILEANA GONZALEZ, Ph.D.

FACULTY  Universidad Ana G. Méndez
Nano Materials for Energy Conversion
(NMEC)
(787) 751-1280 x.4014
ilgonzalez@suagm.edu

Dr. Carlos Cabrera

KEYLA SOTO HIDALGO, Ph.D.

FACULTY 
Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Remediation
(NWSR)
787-764-0000 x83447
keyla.soto@upr.edu

Dr. Carlos Cabrera

RUBEN DIAZ, Ph.D.

FACULTY UPR MAYAGÜEZ
Sensors for Environmental Monitoring
(SEM)

787-832-4040 x2529
rubene.diaz@upr.edu

Dr. Carlos Cabrera

CARLOS CABRERA, Ph.D.

FACULTY UNIVERSITY OF EL PASO TEXAS
Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Remediation
(NWSR)

787-764-0000 ext. 88535
carlos.cabrera2@upr.edu

Dr. Carlos Cabrera

Arnulfo Rojas Pérez, Ph.D.

POST-DOC UPRRP
Sensors for Environmental Monitoring
(SEM)

787-764-000 87990
arnulfo.rojas@upr.edu

Dr. Jessika Pazol

Jessika Pazol Ramos, Ph.D.

POST-DOC UPRRP
Nanomaterials for water and soil remediation (NWSR)
787-764-000 87990
jessika.pazol@upr.edu

STUDENTS PARTICIPANTS

GRADUATE STUDENTS

Abniel Machín de Jesús
Area of study-
IRG: Sensors for Environmental Monitoring
Mentor: 

 

Adrian Camacho
Area of Study: Physics, Chemistry, and Education
IRG: Sensors for Environmental Monitoring
Mentor: Dr. Wilfredo Otaño

Addy Molina 
Area of study-
IRG: Nanomaterials for Energy Conversion
Mentor: Dr. Ortíz

 

Alexander Rodríguez Hernández 
Area of study-
IRG: Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Remediation
Mentor: Dr. Liz Díaz

 

Amal Suleiman 
Area of study-
IRG: Sensors for Environmental Monitoring
Mentor: Dr. Carlos Cabrera

 

Ana Fernandez Ruiz
Area of Study: Education
IRG: Education and Outreach
Mentor: Dr. Ileana Feliciano, Dr. Liz Diaz

Ángel Ruíz 
Area of study- Chemical Physics
IRG: Nanomaterials for Energy Conversion
Mentor: Dr. Luis Fonseca

 

Annelís Sánchez 
Area of study- Chemistry
IRG: Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Remediation
Mentor:

 

Arístides Martínez 
Area of study-
IRG: Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Remediation
Mentor: Dr. Jorge Ortíz

 

Armando Peña Duarte 
Area of study-
IRG: Sensors for Environmental Monitoring
Mentor: Dr. Carlos Cabrera 

Camila Morales
Area of Study: Chemistry
IRG: Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Remediation
Mentor: Dr. Carlos Cabrera

Carlos Malca 
Area of study-
IRG: Nanomaterials for Energy Conversion
Mentor: Dr. Xianping Feng

 

Dalia Huguet
Area of Study: Chemistry
IRG: Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Remediation
Mentor: Dr. Ileana González

Delmaliz Barreto
Area of Study: Biology
IRG: Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Remediation
Mentor: Dr. Carlos Cabrera

Dinorah Martínez Torres
Area of Study: Biology
IRG: Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Remediation
Mentor: 

Elix Hernandez
Area of Study: Environmental Science
IRG: Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Remediation
Mentor: Dr. Elvira Cuevas

Eric Li
Area of Study:
IRG: Nanomaterials for Energy Conversion
Mentor: Dr. Xianping Feng

 

Ermides Chavez
Area of Study:
IRG: Nanomaterials for Energy Conversion
Mentor: Dr. Xianping Feng

 

Gellyz Gonzalez
Area of Study: Environmental Science
IRG: Sensors for Environmental Monitoring
Mentor: Dr. Luis Fonseca

Gloria Ortiz
Area of Study: Environmental Science
IRG: Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Remediation
Mentor: Dr. Elvira Cuevas

Jean Gonzalez
Area of Study: Chemistry
IRG: Sensors for Environmental Monitoring
Mentor: Dr. Dalice Piñero

José Hernández
Area of Study: Physics
IRG: Nanomaterials for Energy Conversion
Mentor: Dr. Luis Fonseca

Kaixiong Tu
Area of Study: Chemistry
IRG:Sensors for Environmental Monitoring
Mentor: Dr. Zhonfang Chen

Leandro Paulino
Area of Study: Physics
IRG: Nanomaterials for Energy Conversion
Mentor: Dr. Luis Fonseca

Liorimar Ramos
Area of Study: Education
IRG: Education and Outreach
Mentor: Dr. Ileana Feliciano, Dr. Liz Diaz

Manuel Rivera
Area of Study: Physics, Chemistry
IRG: Nanomaterials for Energy Conversion
Mentor: Dr. Xianping Feng

Mario Rivera Bonilla
Area of Study: Physics, Chemistry
IRG: Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Remediation
Mentor: 

Marielys Torres
Area of Study: Chemistry
IRG:  Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Remediation
Mentor: Dr. Liz Diaz

Myreisa Morales
Area of Study: Chemistry
IRG: Sensors for Environmental Monitoring
Mentor: Dr. Carlos Cabrera

Nadja Solis Marcano
Area of Study: Chemistry
IRG: Sensors for Environmental Monitoring
Mentor: Dr. Carlos Cabrera

Namir A. Huertas
Area of Study: Environmental Chemistry
IRG:  Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Remediation
Mentor: Dr. Ileana González

Nérida de Jesús Villanueva
Area of Study: Chemistry
IRG: Nanomaterials for Energy Conversion
Mentor: Dr. Díaz

Rafael Velázquez
Area of Study: Chemistry
IRG: Nanomaterials for Energy Conversion
Mentor: Dr. Xianping Feng

Rebeca Rivera
Area of Study: Chemistry
IRG: Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Remediation
Mentor: Dr. Carlos Cabrera

Richard Kinch
Area of Study: Chemistry
IRG: Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Remediation
Mentor: Dr. Carlos Cabrera

Roberto Rodríguez Martínez
Area of Study: Chemistry
IRG: Sensors for Environmental Monitoring
Mentor: Dr. Carlos Cabrera

Simara Laboy
Area of Study: Chemistry
IRG: Sensors for Environmental Monitoring
Mentor: Dr. Eduardo Nicolau

Shiru Lin
Area of Study: Chemistry
IRG: Sensors for Environmental Monitoring
Mentor: Dr. Zhongfang Chen

Solimar Pinto
Area of Study: Environmentals Science
IRG: Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Remediation
Mentor: Dr. Elvira Cuevas

Soraya Flores
Area of Study: Physics
IRG:  Nanomaterials for Energy Conversion
Mentor: Dr. Luis Fonseca

Wilber Ortíz
Area of Study: Physics
IRG: Nanomaterials for Energy Conversion
Mentor: Dr. Xianping Feng 

 

Xaimara Santiago
Area of Study: Chemistry
IRG: Sensors for Environmental Monitoring
Mentor: Dr. Eduardo Nicolau

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

Abdiel Lozada Vancarcel
Area of Study: Biology
IRG: Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Remediation
Mentor: Dr. Elvira Cuevas

Agnes Ríos Delgado
Area of Study: Chemistry
IRG: Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Remediation
Mentor: Dr. Eduardo Nicolau

Andres González
Area of Study: Chemistry
IRG: Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Remediation
Mentor: Dr. Carlos Cabrera

Angel Ortíz
Area of Study: Chemistry
IRG: Nanomaterials for Energy Conversion
Mentor: Dr. Peter Feng

Ashley Vázquez
Area of Study: Chemistry
IRG: Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Remediation
Mentor: Dr. Liz Diaz

Astrid Rodriguez
Area of Study: Chemistry
IRG: Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Remediation
Mentor: Dr. Liz Diaz

Ayiana Rivera Robles
Area of Study: Biology
IRG: Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Remediation
Mentor: Dr. Elvira Cuevas

Berenice Hernández Rivera
Area of Study: Physics
IRG: Nanomaterials for Energy Conversion
Mentor: Dr. Diaz

Cecilia García
Area of Study: Environmental Science
IRG: Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Remediation
Mentor: Dr. Jorge Ortiz

César Lasalde Ramírez 
Area of Study: Environmental Science
IRG: Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Remediation
Mentor: Dr. Eduardo Nicolau, Dr. Elvira Cuevas

 

Christopher Mejías Marrero
Area of Study: Biology
IRG: Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Remediation
Mentor: Dr. Elvira Cuevas

 

Crystal Rivera
Area of Study: Chemistry
IRG: Nanomaterials for Environmental Monitoring
Mentor: Dr. Wilfredo Otaño

 

Diana Ramos
Area of Study: Public health
IRG: Nanomaterials for Environmental Monitoring
Mentor: Dr. Wilfredo Otaño

 

Enrique Santana Meléndez
Area of Study: Physics
IRG: Nanomaterials for Energy Conversion
Mentor: Dr. Rubén Díaz 

 

Ernesto Vázquez
Area of Study: Chemistry
IRG: Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Remediation
Mentor: Dr. Liz Díaz

 

Felisa Adasme
Area of Study: Design and Communication
IRG: Educational Outreach
Mentor: Dr. Ileana Gonzalez, Dr. Liz Diaz

Georgianna Carmona Monge
Area of Study: Biology
IRG: Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Remediation
Mentor: Dr. Elvira Cuevas

Gian Rivera Crespo
Area of Study: Mechanical Engineer
IRG: Sensors for Environmental Monitoring
Mentor: Dr. Carlos Cabrera

Gustavo Maldonado
Area of Study: Physics
IRG: Nanomaterials for Energy Conversion
Mentor: Dr. Feng

Ianne Adorno Visseepo
Area of Study: Biology
IRG: Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Remediation
Mentor: Dr. Elvira Cuevas

Jeremy López Mejías
Area of Study: Interdisciplinary
IRG: Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Remediation
Mentor: Dr. Elvira Cuevas

Jinxing Gu
Area of Study: Biology
IRG: Sensors for Environmental Monitoring
Mentor: Dr. Zhongang Chen

Joanne Rodríguez
Area of Study: Biology
IRG: Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Remediation
Mentor: Dr. Elvira Cuevas

José Padín
Area of Study: Biology
IRG: Sensors for Environmental Monitoring
Mentor: Dr. Iliana González González 

 

José L. Ramírez
Area of Study: Biology
IRG: Sensors for Environmental Monitoring
Mentor: Dr. Eduardo Nicolau

Juan Cintrón
Area of Study: Chemistry
IRG: Sensors for Environmental Monitoring
Mentor: Dr. Dalice Piñero

Keishla Robles
Area of Study: Interdisciplinary
IRG:  Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Remediation
Mentor: Dr. Liz Diaz

Kenjro García
Area of Study: Chemistry
IRG: Nanomaterials for Energy Conversion
Mentor: Dr. Wilfredo Otaño

Kenneth Martinez
Area of Study: Chemistry
IRG: Nanomaterials for Energy Conversion
Mentor: Dr. Wilfredo Otaño

Khyomara Santana
Area of Study: Communication
IRG: Educational Outreach
Mentor: Dr. Ileana Gonzalez, Dr. Liz Diaz

 

Lenamari Ayala
Area of Study: Chemistry
IRG: Nanomaterials for Energy Conversion
Mentor: Dr. Wilfredo Otaño

 

Marisabel Colón
Area of Study: Chemistry
IRG: Nanomaterials for Energy Conversion
Mentor: Dr. Wilfredo Otaño

 

Melanie Figueroa Cordero
Area of Study: Biology
IRG: Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Remediation
Mentor: Dr. Elvira Cuevas

 

 

Miguel Sepúlveda
Area of Study: Chemistry
IRG: Nanomaterials for Energy Conversion
Mentor: Dr. Wilfredo Otaño

 

Omar Alsina
Area of Study: Physics
IRG: Sensors for Environmental Monitoring
Mentor: Dr. Luis Fonseca

Raúl Colón
Area of Study: Chemistry
IRG: Nanomaterials for Energy Conversion
Mentor: Dr. Wilfredo Otaño

Saneliswa Magagula
Area of Study: Chemistry
IRG: Sensors for Environmental Monitoring
Mentor: Dr. Zhongfang Chen

 

Sebastian Schmidt Suárez
Area of study- Physics, Chemistry
IRG: Sensors for Environmental Monitoring
Mentor: Dr. Luis Fonseca 

 

Stephanie Rivera Rodríguez 
Area of Study: Chemistry
IRG:Nanomaterials for Water and Soil Remediation
Mentor: Dr. Elvira Cuevas 

 

Wilanyi Alvarez
Area of Study: Chemistry
IRG: Nanomaterials for Energy Conversion
Mentor: Dr. Wilfredo Otaño

 

Zulmari Silva 
Area of Study: Chemistry
IRG: Nanomaterials for Energy Conversion
Mentor: Dr. Wilfredo Otaño 

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

YOMAIRA RIVERA

Administrative Officer I
CATEC-Office 301
787-764-0000 ext. 87996

yomaira.rivera@upr.edu

MADELYN AQUINO

Administrative Officer I
CATEC-Office 301
787-764-0000 ext. 87994

madelyn.aquino@upr.edu

JOEL RUIZ

Web Master and Technology Coordinator
CATEC-Office 301
787-764-0000 ext. 87995

joel.ruiz6@upr.edu

ASHLEY ARROYO

Administrative Assistant III
CATEC-Office 301
787-764-0000 ext. 87990

ashley.arroyo3@upr.edu

 MELYANNE RABELL

Assistant Staff
CATEC-Office 301
787-764-0000 ext. 87990

melyanne.rabell@upr.edu

ALEXA FLORES 

Assistant Staff
CATEC-Office 301
787-764-0000 ext. 87990

alexa.flores@upr.edu

CLAUDIA BRITO

Assistant Staff
CATEC-Office 301
787-764-0000 ext. 87990

claudia.brito@upr.edu

KAI MING CHOW

Programmer
CATEC-Office 301
787-764-0000 ext. 87990

kai.chow@upr.edu

CARLOS  CRUZ

Programmer
CATEC-Office 301
787-764-0000 ext. 87990

carlos.cruz20@upr.edu

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