$450M in grants to nearly 270 community colleges partnering with more than 400 employers nationally - The New Horizons initiative presents an opportunity to develop new and highly-applicable skills for the 21st century. UMET's Puerto Rico Photonics Institute offers education and training in Lasers, Optics and Photonics not available anywhere else in Puerto Rico, yet it is applicable to online pokies new zealand a wide variety of careers.
PRPI receives OP-TEC recruiting grant
WACO, Texas (March 3, 2015)– The National Center for Optics and Photonics Education (OP-TEC) today announced sub grant awards to four colleges that will be used to encourage high school students to enroll in associate degree programs that prepare them for careers as photonics technicians.
GREAT NEWS!! PRPI's student, Sarah Luciano, was just admitted to the University of Arizona's Graduate Program in Computer Science for study toward a Master of Science in Computer Science. Sarah will be starting her studies in Fall 2015. Sarah is currently finishing her Bachelor's degree in Computer Science at Universidad Metropolitana, in the School of Science and Technology.
Laser Systems and Applications FEBRUARY 20th, 2015
This course introduces the participants to lasers, laser safety, and laser systems and applications. It begins with the wave properties of light, theory of lasers, analysis of standard laser systems, safety considerations, and gives an introduction to fiber optic communication as a specific application of a laser system. This course enables participants to:
On 20 December 2013, The United Nations (UN) General Assembly 68th Session proclaimed 2015 as the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies (IYL 2015).
Second Industry Affiliates Meeting - Thursday December 18, 2014
INTENOR Barceloneta Science Park, REDI Building
We will be holding our second PRPI Industry Affiliates Meeting on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at the INTENOR Barceloneta Science Park, REDI Building, from 10am to noon. This is the home of the PRPI laboratories. The topics of discussion are as follows: