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To make leaders by supporting the engineering degree-granting departments by teaching fundamental courses in engineering and related fields and, to develop research in Materials Science and Engineering Education by teaching advanced courses and conducting scientific research in these areas.

UPRM PREM students did it again!

At the 2009 TMS Annual Conference & Exhibition held in San Francisco, UPRM students won 4 of the 12 awards available. The four students were Daniel Páez, Ninoshka Cantres, Nayomi Plaza, and Alexandra Cintron-Aponte for their posters: "Nanofabrication of Metal-Polymer Composites for Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy Based Biosensing", "New Application of Recycled Metallic Matrix Composites", "Effects of Magnesium Levels in Aluminum Matrix Compositesc Subject to Mechanical Wear and Abrasion", and "On the Statistical Analysis of the Effect of Chemical Composition in Al-V and Al-Zr Composites Under Directional Solidification", respectively.

UPRM winners, clockwise from upper left: Daniel Paez, Alexandra Cintron-Aponte, Ninoshka Cantres, Nayomi Plaza

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