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TIGER: Fellows 2016-2018

Introduction

The Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) program supports up to six graduate students per year under the TIGER Project. Here you will find the participants per year and details about their research projects:

2016

  • Jean Caraballo - Bioengineering

2017 

  • Jean Caraballo León - Bioengineering
  • Normarieli Passalacqua Alvarado - Materials Science And Engineering
  • Abel Morales Fernández - Electrical Engineering
  • Michelle Rosado Pérez - Bioengineering 
  • Manny De Jesús López - Materials Science And Engineering
  • Jeromi López Santiago - Mechanical Engineering
  • Rachid Darbali Zamora - Electrical Engineering

2018

  • Jean Caraballo León - Bioengineering

  • Normarieli Passalacqua Alvarado - Materials Science And Engineering

  • Michelle Rosado Pérez - Bioengineering 

  • Manny De Jesús López - Materials Science And Engineering

  • Jeromi López Santiago - Mechanical Engineering

  • Mairym Vázquez - Materials Science And Engineering

Fellows Research Projects

In 2017 we organized our first Mini-Research Symposium, as a way for our Fellows to present their research to the broad community and enhanced their presentation skills. On this section, you will find the Fellows and their research project details.

Simposio 2017

Fellow: Jean Caraballo León 
Program: Bioengineering
Research: Microdevices for the Study of Cell-Cell Communication
Advisor: Dra. Patricia Ortiz Bermudez


Fellow: Normarieli Passalacqua Alvarado
Program: Materials Science And Engineering
Research: Study of Multi-Walled and Single-Walled/Polymer Composite 
Advisor: Dr. Carlos
Marín


Fellow: Abel Morales Fernández
Program: Electrical Engineering
Research: Rain Variability Study using Satellite and Ground Based Radar Data over Tropical Complex Orography in Puerto Rico
Advisor: Dra. Sandra Cruz Pol


Fellow: Michelle Rosado Pérez
Program: Bioengineering 
Research: A Mathematical Model of Particulate Matter Produced by Motor Vehicles
Advisor: Dra. Karen Ríos-Soto


Fellow: Manny De Jesús López
Program: Materials Science And Engineering
Research: Study of Silicon and Magnesium effect on novel Aluminum-Cerium based alloys for Aerospace applications
Advisor: Dr. O. Marcelo Suarez


Fellow: Jeromi López Santiago
Program: Mechanical Engineering
Research: Expression of Vinculin at Focal Adhesions in Response to Mechanical Stimulus of Substrate
Advisor: Dr. Paul A. Sundaram


Fellow: Rachid Darbali Zamora
Program: Electrical Engineering
Research: Development of an EPS and ADC Subsystem for the Optimization of Power Management in Small Satellites
Advisor: Dr. Eduardo Ortiz 


In 2018 we celebrated our second Mini-Research Symposium. The Fellows had an opportunity to present an update of their research continued to enhanced their presentation skills. On this section, you will find the Fellows and their research project details.

Simposio  2018

Fellow: Jean Caraballo León 
Program: Bioengineering
Research: Application of a microscale co-culture platform for the analysis of intercellular signaling
Advisor: Dra. Patricia Ortiz Bermudez

Fellow: Normarieli Passalacqua Alvarado
Program: Materials Science And Engineering
Research: Mechanical and structural properties of highly loaded Carbon nanotubes/Polyamide 6 composites
Advisor: Dr. Carlos Marín

Fellow: Michelle Rosado Pérez
Program: Bioengineering 
Research: Modelling particulate matter through motor vehicle emissions
Advisor: Dra. Karen Ríos-Soto

Fellow: Manny De Jesús López
Program: Materials Science And Engineering
Research: Study of silicon and magnesium effect on novel aluminum-cerium based alloys for aerospace applications
Advisor: Dr. O. Marcelo Suarez

Fellow: Jeromi López Santiago
Program: Mechanical Engineering
Research: Expression of Vinculin at focal adhesions in response to continuous mechanical simulation in fibroblasts
Advisor: Dr. Paul A. Sundaram 

Fellow: Mairym Vázquez
Program: Materials Science And Engineering
Research: Characterization of Aluminum-Cerium-Based alloys for aerospace applications
Advisor: Dr. O. Marcelo Suárez