Chinese Company dedicated to mining automation services, visits CCTVal
The Dongfang Company, an eastern company dedicated to instrumentation development, software development and system integration, visited the Scientific and Technological Center of Valparaiso with the aim of exploring the possibility of future collaborations.
USM Masters students make progress in major collaboration
Sebastian Tapia and Jorge Lopez, both PhD in Sciences with a mention in Physics candidates at the USM, contributed with the data collection upgrades in the Large Hadron Collider’s ATLAS detector. With this collaboration, in addition to the previous construction of detectors, the University becomes the only one in the country to have the entire chain of scientific production.
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.