Our President at the White House

SCF Founder and President


Dr. Juan F. Arratia receiving a handshake from President George W. Bush in 2007 as a recipient of the Presidential Award for STEM Mentoring in the Oval Office.


Dr. Juan F. Arratia, PhD

Scientific Caribbean Foundation

12 Camino Francisco Rivera

San Juan, Puerto Rico 00926

Former Positions and Associations:

Former Director and Principal Investigator

NSF funded projects: MIE, CCCE, Puerto Rico Laser, AMISR, AGMUS Institute of Mathematics, REU-Arecibo Observatory Former Deputy Director.

PI ZORs and Direector US Department of State.

2006 US Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring.

Email: juan.arratia@gmail.com

Model Institutions for Excellence (MIE)


MIE Outcomes