Carlos R. Ruiz Martinez | July 10, 2017 Issue - Vol. 95 Issue 28 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 95 Issue 28 | p. 37
Issue Date: July 10, 2017

Obituary: Carlos R. Ruiz Martinez

Department: ACS News
Keywords: ACS News, obituaries
Carlos Nieves
Credit: Courtesy of Carlos Nieves
A photo of Carlos R. Ruiz Martinez.
Carlos Nieves
Credit: Courtesy of Carlos Nieves

Carlos R. Ruiz Martinez, 42, died on May 16 in Aguadilla, P.R.

“Carlos’s legacy will transcend the times through all the people he mentored, educated, and helped become leaders within our organization and in Puerto Rico. There is no way to describe the sadness we are feeling, but we are convinced that the song has ended but the melody lingers on.”—ACS Puerto Rico Section

Most recent title: associate dean of academic affairs, University of Puerto Rico, Aguadilla

Education: B.S., chemistry, 1996, and Ph.D., applied chemistry, 2011, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez

Survivors: mother, Maria Martinez Negron; sister, Martina Ruiz Martinez

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