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UNSA’s Technological Park for Arequipa

October 16, 2020

The Peruvian Congress approved the Arequipa’s Scientific and Technological Park managed by UNSA. The Peruvian Congress in its plenary session of October 15 of 2020, declared of national interest the creation Arequipa’s Technological Park. The proposal presented by UNSA had the full support of the congressional commissions of Education and that of Science, Innovation, and Technology.

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UNDERGRADUATE NEXUS RESEARCHERS PUBLISH PAPERS

September 2, 2020

In a partnership with the NEXUS institute and Discovery Park’s Undergraduate Research program (DURI), undergraduate researchers, Ally Jacoby and Nicholas Hamp-Adams, recently published papers on their research with NEXUS in the Arequipa Region.

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Universidad Nacional de San Agustin (UNSA), Arequipa creates high-volume electronic repository

August 29, 2020

UNSA creates an electronic repository, providing online access to library and other critical academic and research materials during the pandemic.

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Arequipa-Nexus Team Highlights: Toward Clean Water: Avoid Intrusion of Contaminants into Water Systems

August 12, 2020

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic hasn't slowed down the Towards Clean Water project. In fact, they are ahead of schedule! The PI and Co-PI at UNSA collaborated and built up their capacity for research and publications, which resulted in 5 journal papers published and 2 in preparation, 2 papers to be submitted for review, 6 conference papers and 2 posters.

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SUSTAINABLE WATER MANAGEMENT TEAM LAUNCHES NEW ONLINE TOOLS IN SPANISH

July 22, 2020

The Nexus Institute’s Sustainable Water Management (SWM) project recently launched two prototypes for new online tools, called Arequipa Climate View and HidroAQP. 

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The Arequipa Nexus Institute welcomes UNSA Professor Sandro Condori to Purdue as a visiting scholar

February 13, 2020

The Arequipa Nexus Institute welcomes Prof. Sandro Condori to Purdue, a visiting scholar from the Universidad Nacional of Saint Augustin de Arequipa (UNSA) in Peru! Prof. Condori is collaborating with Purdue Agronomy and Horticulture faculty and Nexus affiliated, Drs. Cankui Zhang, Mohsen Mohammadi and Jian-Kang Zhu from the “Nexus Crops CRISPR and Phenomics: Individual and Institutional Capacity Building for Crop Science at Universidad Nacional de San Agustin (UNSA)” project.

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The Arequipa Nexus Institute welcomes UNSA Professor Hector Novoa to Purdue as a visiting scholar

February 4, 2020

The Arequipa Nexus Institute welcomes Dr. Hector Novoa to Purdue, a visiting scholar from the Universidad Nacional of Saint Augustin de Arequipa (UNSA), Peru, collaborating with Purdue faculty and Nexus affiliated, Dr. Jane Frankenberger, Agricultural Biological Engineering, from the “Sustainable Water Management in the Arequipa Region” (SWM) project.

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UNSA Leadership team visits Purdue

January 23, 2020

Last week, the Arequipa Nexus Institute welcomed an UNSA leadership team to Purdue: Dr. Rohel Sanchez Sanchez, Rector, Dr. Horacio Barreda Tamayo, Vice Rector of Research, and Valeria Chipana Quispe, Director, met with Victor Maqque and Tim Filley to explore the possibility of building a research center like Discovery Park on UNSA’s campus.

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Nexus at the 2019 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting

December 10, 2019

The Nexus team presented their latest research and developments at the American Geophysical Union 2019 fall meeting in the Arequipa Region, Peru. The AGU is a nonprofit organization of Earth, atmospheric, ocean, hydrologic, space and planetary scientists. The meeting highlighted the rapid development in earth and planetary science research, including the introduction of new data streams and the discussion of the growing demand for accessible science.

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The EVPR Highlights Nexus Undergrad Research

December 1, 2019

Dimensions of Discovery, The Purdue Office of the Executive Vice President for Research’s magazine, is featuring one of our Purdue undergraduates that took part in the 2019 summer DURI-Nexus projects in Arequipa in the December edition. The article, “Undergraduate internships expose students to trans-disciplinary, cross-cultural research”, highlights Ally Jacoby, a junior in the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Science, and her postdoctoral mentor Dr. Erika Foster from EAPS.

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Contact

Tim Filley

Timothy Filley
Professor, Purdue University
Nexus Institute Director
Director, C4E
Phone: +1 765 49-46581
E-mail: c4e-nexus@purdue.edu


Gustavo Polanco

Henry Gustavo Polanco Cornejo
Dean, School of Process Engineering, UNSA
Nexus Institute Co-Director
E-mail: hpolancoc@unsa.edu.pe

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