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


Our Material Science and Engineering Club consists of fifteen (15) participating schools, mainly from the west side of Puerto Rico.


Middle Schools

Laura Mercado SU Juan Cancio Ortiz de la Renta Julio Victor Guzmán
Federico Degetau Ramón E. Rodríguez Díaz SU Río Cañas Abajo

High Schools

CROEM 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


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.

2018-2019 Activities

Annual Materials Science and Engineering Club Meeting

Fifteen (15) Middle / High School MSE Clubs are expected to participate in the Materials Science and Engineering Annual Club Meeting  Over 540 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 of a mobile Macrophage.  Friday, October 12, 2018.

Invitación Actividad Globos 2018-revisada

Boys and Girl Scouts STEM Activity

Boys and Girl Scouts, guests and volunteers from different parts of the island are expected to participate in this conference, designed to introduce and expose these students in the areas of Science,Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Interactive demonstrations will be offered by CREST and several student associations in the UPR Mayagüez Campus, Rafael A. Mangual Coliseum. Tentative Date: Saturday, November 10, 2018.

Outreach Activities 2017-2018

Outreach Activities 2016-2017

Outreach Activities 2015-2016


Name Office Extension Email
Dr. Agnes Padovani Co-Director, Education Program Coordinator, S-616 6318, 5811
Ms. Sandra M. Santiago Program Officer 5811
Mrs. Raquel Feliciano Outreach Graduate Student  5811
Mr. Diego A. Navarro Outreach Graduate Student  5811