MDC InterAmerican Campus Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Exact Sciences Conference

Miami, March 21, 2018 – Miami Dade College’s (MDC) InterAmerican Campus celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Exact Sciences Conference from Monday, March 26 through Wednesday, April 11 with the purpose of enhancing awareness of career opportunities in the exact and natural sciences.   The event is free and open to the public.

The theme of this year’s conference is “A Focus on College to Careers.”  Highlights will include interactive conversations and presentations focused on academic pathways and careers in computer science, engineering, statistics, health sciences, information technology, environmental sciences and meteorology.

Students and other participants will be provided with career development narratives, job opportunities, college transfer possibilities, salary data, and information regarding the future growth potential of various career choices.  In addition, participants will receive valuable information detailing the educational and scholarship opportunities offered at MDC that propel students toward achieving their career goals.

The following events will all be held at the InterAmerican Campus, 627 SW 27th Avenue, Miami, Florida

Monday, March 26

8:30 a.m., Room 401

Student Presentations

Women Scientist and Mathematicians


11 a.m., Room 401

Dr. Brianna McCord, Physical Therapist, CORA Physical Therapy


11 a.m., Room 6024-00

Dr. Linnett Molina, Optometrist, Coral Eyes Optical


5:40 p.m., Room 6072

Prof. Yusnier Viera, Miami Dade College Mathematics Professor

Guinness World Record in Calendar Calculations and Mental Math


5:40 p.m., Room 6082

Ramon Gomez, Retired Senior Instructor from FIU

Careers in Statistics


7:50 p.m., Room 6022-04

Alberto Mora, Civil Engineer, Shwebke Shiskin and Associates


Tuesday, March 27

10:45 a.m., Room 6073

 Hector Lima, Vice President, Citrix Systems, Inc.

Information Technology/Software Engineering


11:30 a.m., Room 6073

Alfonso Cueto, Vice President

Melissa Chiarella, Inventory Analyst, Asset Management
Yalexa Zuriarrain, Forecasting, Manager Sales Planning

ESPN International


11:20 a.m., Room 1125

Luis Lopez, Senior Manager, Disney International, Computer Science


Wednesday, March 28

8:30 a.m., Room 6071

Dr. Kevin Almassian, Pharmacist, Mercy Hospital


10 a.m., Room 3103

Erika Delgado, Meteorologist, NBC Local 6


10 a.m., Room 6024-00

Dr. Jose Serpa, Miami Dade College, Mathematics Professor

Math Applications in Transportations Systems


12 p.m., Room 3103

Emily Moore, Public Health Specialist

Alyssa Falise,Injury Epidemiologist

Miami Dade County Office of the Florida Department of Health.

Opioids Crisis


12:30 p.m., Flag Courtyard

Hidden Figures Revealed

Student Poster Presentation

Dr. Rosany Alvarez and Professor Emily Sendin


1 p.m., Room 3408

Dr. Francisco Coro, Miami Dade College Physics Professor

Dr. Hector Peralta, Miami Dade College Biology Professor

Electricity and Micro Electricity

Physics and Biology


Thursday, March 29

11:15 a.m., Room 6022-00

Carlos Temperan and Remy Dou

Financial Planners, Mass Mutual Financial Services


Wednesday, April 4

12 p.m., Flag Courtyard

Egg Drop Contest

Can you design a container that will prevent an egg from breaking when tossed from the third floor?


Wednesday, April 11

12 p.m., Room 401

Fourth Annual Chemistry Competition


For more information, contact Dr. Rosany Alvarez, (305)237-6057,


About the InterAmerican Campus

The InterAmerican Campus, located in the heart of the City of Miami’s Little Havana business district, offers students more than 300 educational and training programs leading to career certificates, associate and baccalaureate degrees.  Signature programs include translation and interpretation studies, early childhood education, business, and computer science.  The Campus is also home to the MDC’s dual-language Honors College, Center for Economic Education, and School of Education, which offers bachelor’s degree programs in early childhood education, secondary mathematics education, exceptional student education, and secondary science education.