Dr. Frederick Just-Agosto was appointed Acting Director of the Resource Center for Science and Engineering (RCSE) at the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) on February 15, 2014. Dr. Just-Agosto, a professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez Campus (UPRM), has had previous administrative experience as Associate Director of the University of Puerto Rico Research & Development Center at UPRM (2011-2014) and Associate Director of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at UPRM (2003-2007). Dr. Just-Agosto research areas of interests are damage/anomaly detection, composite materials, and sensors. He has been awarded grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Department of Defense-Office of Naval Research (DOD-ONR), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the Puerto Rico Industrial Development Company (PRIDCO), AMI Micro Sensors Inc., Infotech Aerospace Services (IAS) and Pratt & Whitney (P&W) to name a few. Dr. Just-Agosto has been a Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Charles E Minor Fellow (1992-1997), a Puerto Rico Economic Development & Commerce Office Fellow (1994-1996), the 2002, 2003, and 2006 UPRM College of Engineering Outstanding Mechanical Engineering Professor, and a 2006 Boeing Welliver Fellow.