Materials Science and Engineering Club (MSE Club / Clubes CIM in spanish)


Our Material Science and Engineering Club consists of sixteen (16) participating schools, mainly from the west side of Puerto Rico.


Middle Schools

Laura Mercado SU Mildred Arroyo Cardoza Pedro Nelson Colberg
SU Galo Rosado Ramón E. Rodríguez Díaz SU Río Cañas Abajo

High Schools

Manuel Méndez Liciaga Eladio Tirado López Francisco Mendoza Inés María Mendoza
Dr. Pedro Perea Fajardo Segundo Ruiz Belvis Eugenio María de Hostos Leonides Morales Rodríguez
Catalina Morales de Flores Luis Negrón López

Our Outreach program provides at least two (2) visits per school each semester to demonstrate concepts related to material science and nanotechnology. The provided material is presented through educational modules and interactive demonstrations, which content meets the established standards in science and engineering within the Puerto Rico public school system.

2017-2018 Activities

MaAd NanoDay Celebration

The Material Advantage UPRM Chapter student association invited CREST to participate in this NanoDay Celebration event with interactive demonstrations. Over 70 students from the island of Puerto Rico participated in these demonstrations and several seminars on December 16, 2017 in the Museo de Arte UPRM (MUSA).

Annual Materials Science and Engineering Club Meeting

Sixteen (16) Middle / High School MSE Clubs are expected to participate in the Materials Science and Engineering Annual Club Meeting  Over 600 students are expected to participate in a lecture given by Dr. Madeline Torres, Co-Director and professor of the Chemical Engineering Department, followed by the construction . Tentative Date: 2018.

Outreach Activities 2016-2017

Outreach Activities 2015-2016


Name Office Extension Email
Dr. Agnes Padovani Co-Director, Education Program Coordinator, S-616 6318, 5811
Mrs. Sylvianne Y. Rosario Program Officer S-219 5811
Mrs. Raquel Feliciano Outreach Graduate Student
Mr. Andrés F. Calle Outreach Graduate Student