Melvin De Jesus Flores

University of Puerto Rico

NMR Saved Despite University Damage During Hurricane Maria

In this video interview, find out how one dedicated scientist at the University of Puerto Rico kept his lab’s prized Bruker NMR running in the wake of one of the most destructive hurricane seasons on record Dr. Melvin De Jesus Flores describes how his efforts following Hurricane Maria in 2017 led to him successfully saving his NMR at the University of Puerto Rico - this story was originally covered by SelectScience in the editorial article - How I Saved our NMR from Hurricane María Devastation - for which Flores was awarded a Scientists' Choice Award, along with Bruker.

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Melvin De Jesus Flores

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Flores is a professor at the... More

Melvin De Jesus Flores

University of Puerto Rico

Flores is a professor at the University of Puerto Rico at Humacao (UPRH), specializing in scientific instrumentation within the chemistry department where he looks after the NMR. Flores was a proud recipient of the 2018 Article Year Awards, during the 2019 Analytical Chemistry Scientists' Choice Awards - for his participation in the article 'How I Saved our NMR from Hurricane María Devastation'.