CCTVal-USM welcomed secondary students to a MasterClass on Particle Physics
Within the frame of an international and simultaneous activity promoted by CERN, the Campus welcomed 33 young students from the V Region to experiment with this science in a friendly and didactic way.
A USM team will develop project seeking to collaborate with fire mitigation
With the use of drones, a USM team works in a major project that seeks to implement a real time monitoring system to track fire outbreaks, this way delivering precise information to CONAF brigades and Firemen for fire containment management.
Modern Version of CCTVal’s emblematic project developed for educational purposes will be finished in 2017
A new educational version of the cosmic ray detector is being developed with renovated design and features such as automatic steering, and interface with data measuring and synchronizing.
CERN awarded former USM student for his major contribution to the ATLAS experimen
Recently, the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN, for its French acronym) held the “ATLAS Thesis Award 2016” ceremony, where one of the winning works belongs to Miguel Arratia, a Graduate and Master in Physics from the Universidad Técnica Santa María.
Young engineer from CCTVal took part in the Hackathon organized by The Port Association at CERN
A CCTVal High Energy Experimental Physics engineer participated at the event organized by the Port Association, organization created with the support of CERN that gathers about a hundred professionals from different disciplines and countries, in an intensive three-day session, where science and technology converge around social humanitarian causes.
A UTFSM team will develop innovative project focused on upgrading the wear monitoring process for giant tires used in the mining industry.
With the objective of remote monitoring material fatigue factors caused by the stress on cargo trucks’ tires, a researcher from the Centro Científico Tecnológico de Valparaíso (CCTVal) will carry out an innovative project aimed at preventing accidents at mine sites.
CCTVal of the USM trains high school teachers on particle physics
In preparation of the International Particle Physics MasterClass, organized by CERN, Campus scholars and researchers carried out a series of activities to introduce high school teachers from the region to the subject.
Representatives from the Thomas Jefferson Laboratory visit CCTVal’s Experimental Physics Team
Last December, one of CCTVal´s experimental teams welcomed two representatives from the Thomas Jefferson Laboratory’s CLAS12 project to go over the advances of their fabrication project of carbon fiber base mirrors.