Category Archives: Researcher

JUAN JOSÉ CHÁVEZ FUENTES

Estudiante de doctorado, Departamento de Ingeniería Ambiental

Juan is a chemical engineer graduated at the Slovak University of Technology (STU), where he later obtained his master’s degree focusing on the physic-chemical and biological treatment of effluents and solid residues.

He worked for the automotive industry (VW) in the area of waste management, before starting his doctoral studies in Environmental Chemistry and Technology, at STU.

His research is focused on the anaerobic digestion of non-conventional organic residues with high potential for biogas production. In his work, key issues on waste management and energy recovery from solid residues and industrial effluents are being approached, tackling the inhibition mechanisms that affect the anaerobic process and developing technology to mitigate it.

His research is being carried out in collaboration with a manufacturing industry of amino-acids and antibiotics, as well as the poultry and red-meat industries.

Ph.D. Viviana M. Barquero Díaz Barriga

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Ana L. Dosal Ellis holds a Master's degree in Museology from Universitat de Barcelona (2012-2014) with the specialization in research and heritage education. She was awarded with the FONCA-CONACyT soclarship for the research project presented as her master's thesis. She has participated in several cultural management, research, museology and museography projects. Member of the Latin American Network of Research on Body and Corporalities in Cultures.

In 2015 she was invited as a jury for the choreographic event CreArte at PROART Dance Center. The same year, she joins the museographic and operative team for the opening of Museo de los Conspiradores in Querétaro, México.

Author of the article: "How can culture and heritage function as mechanisms of exclusion?" published in the Spanish magazine Pasos (2014). On April 2015 she was asked to evaluate an academic article for the magazine Panorama, from the Department of Research, Development and Innovation of the University Politécnico Grancolombiano in Bogotá, Colombia.

She was invited to present her research "The use of dance as en educational tool in art museums" at the VI Dance World Forum in Cancún, México (2014), at the II Latin American Meeting of Researchers on Body and Corporality in Cultures, Bogotá, Colombia (2015) and at the 1st International Forum of Mexican Talent- Innovation Match, in Guadalajara, México (2016).

She is now the Artistic Director of Código Áureo | Gestión Cultural and a professor at Universidad

Karen A. Guzmán-García

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Karen A. Guzmán-García, is Electrical Engineer and Master of Nuclear Sciences by the Universidad Autonoma of Zacatecas during 2001-2011, Nowadays is PhD Student of the Universidad Politecnica of Madrid, ETSI Industrials, in Doctorate in nuclear science and technology, in the last year, with scheduled completion date in 2017, February. Marzo 1983-Septiembre 2016 Currently in her doctoral studies is working on a research project with the name "Theoretical and experimental characterization of new systems of neutron detection for control of goods at borders and critical points". Is part of a research group in collaboration of co-director to a doctoral thesis research, with the project "Detection Systems by NAA, Neutron activation analysis, of explosives, drugs and Special Nuclear Material, SNM, in customs areas, and detection of anti-personnel mines with mobile devices, with neutron generators of Deuterium-Deuterium, DD”.

Is specialist in dosimetry and radiation protection, and in the use of Monte Carlo methods, MCNP code for calculate the radiation transport. She has worked in the direction of thesis of Engineering and Master, currently working in the direction of a master thesis and a PhD project.

He has published three international papers, and four national articles, a book about her project master, he has made 27 articles in conference reports, two papers for science magazines for youth eek’s. Until today she has participated in 16 conferences, 10 national (Mexico), and 6 international (Peru, Argentina, South Africa, Paris, Spain).

DAVID MARTÍNEZ BIRO

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David Martinez Biro studied industrial engineering at the Universidad del Caribe, and the Masters in Sustainable Energy Technology at the University of Twente, in coordination with the University of Delft, the Netherlands.

During the study of the degree he completed an internship at VolksWagen, with workshop supervisor position. Before starting the master he worked inconstructoradel Caribe, electrical installation in low and medium voltage, in Cancún, México. In the same company he made installation of photovoltaic systems. During the master did a research project a year in the Dutch company TNO (ToegepastNatuurwetenschappelijkOnderzoek) in order to characterize photovoltaic panels of different materials using different techniques.

DR. EDUARDO GONZÁLEZ PARTIDA

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Graduated in 1977 as geological engineer at the Engineering Faculty of the UNAM and in 1979 of engineer expert in exploration and develop natural resources in the school national Superior of geology of Nancy, France, subsequently, obtaining the degrees of Doctor engineer in mineral raw materials and energy in 1981 and State Doctorate of Sciences in 1985.

From 1982 to date is Professor and researcher holder "C" of the UNAM, where has impertido 12 different chairs in undergraduate and graduate level, all within it’s specialty.

Since 1986 he is a member of the national system of researchers (SNI) and currently has level III, in 1994 became member of the Mexican Academy of Sciences, and in 1987 was a founding member for life of the National Institute of geochemistry BC, as well as a member of more 6 scientific societies. 2013-2014 was Vice President of the Colegia of mining engineers, metallurgists and geologists from Mexico.

His research interests have been in natural resources, involving different disciplines and including various aspects of physical, chemical and isotopic processes involving both the fluids present in the cortex (groundwater, meteoric, metamorphic and magmatic water, hydrocarbons) and cortical fluids (diagenesis, mineral precipitation, pressure fluid, hydraulic fracturing, lubrication of tectonic structures, etc.) at scales from microscopic (fluid inclusions) to continental (plate tectonics). His research allowed him, in addition, to provide elements to improve the effectiveness i

YAVÉ ROBERTO LOZANO NAVARRO

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Yave Roberto Lozano Navarro studied a Master’s degree in Neurobiology from the Institute of Neurobiology of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) in 2010 working under the supervision of Dr Gina Quirarte and Dr Roberto Prado Alcala. His research focused on memory modulation in rats administering corticosterone in the dorsomedial striatum, work that was published in the journal Neurobiology of Learning and Memory. Subsequently he studied a doctorate in Neuroscience at University College London (UCL) under the supervision of Kate Jeffery who was a postdoctoral fellow of John O’Keefe, the 2014 Nobel Prize winner in Physiology or Medicine. Applying electrophysiological techniques to rodents, his research investigates the neural mechanisms that are involved in the integration of visual information during spatial orientation. The work has been presented at international scientific conferences and is currently in the process of being submitted to an international journal. His master’s and doctorate studies were financed by a scholarship from the National Council of Science and Technology in Mexico (CONACYT).

Aside from research, Yave Lozano enjoys public science awareness, developing and acting in an interactive play designed for primary school students to explain the functioning of the visual system using characters taken from the book The Little Prince. He has also contributed an article to the Mexican newspaper La Jornada and the blog NeuroMexico which popularis

DIOSEY RAMÓN LUGO-MORIN

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Diosey Ramon Lugo-Morin is agronomist. Doctor of Science in Regional Strategies for Agricultural Development for the Colegio de Postgraduados, Mexico. Post doctorate by the Centro de Estudios Avanzados de la Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina. Profession: Consultant and Researcher in Sustainable Rural Development and Professor in the Doctoral Program in Sustainability at the European University of Energy and Environment. Lecturer and speaker at international conferences in Mexico, Venezuela, Ecuador, Portugal and Argentina. Currently he is working on the development of an Early Detection Technology Using earthquakes quake-receptor species Lumbricus terrestris (https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/1495259). Member of the Sistema Nacional de Investigadores (SNI 2015 up to 2017).

HENRY XOCHIPILTECATL CARRETO

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Engineer in electronics and communications by the Interamerican University with specialty in embedded systems, and master’s degree in mechatronics for the Popular University Autónoma de Puebla with a specialty in systems of radio frequency identification, currently is studying a PhD in the center of Advanced Research - CIATEQ, Hidalgo with the line of research location and tracking of objects using technologies of radio frequency.

Developer of machinery for the automotive industry, has advance in national and international projects of innovation of technological development sponsored by CONACYT, CONACYT - France, and the Harvard University T. H. CHAN, author of books on Innovation, mathematical modeling and functional analysis, as well as copyright in various works and patent records.

Currently, the line of research that works is wireless energy and tracking systems by radiofrequency, emanating from them functional prototypes on transmission of electricity by air up to 40cm, solar hybrid dome and indoors location objects in an area of 200 square meters, with an accuracy of one radio meter.

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ROBERTO VAZQUEZ MUÑOZ

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Roberto Vazquez Muñoz is a science communicator, professor at the UNAM and a science enthusiast. He is biologist, with a Master degree in Life Sciences, and currently studies his PhD at the Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at the UNAM. His specialty is in bionanotechnology, microbiology and nanotoxicology. Roberto participates in research projects in applied bionanotechnology, in areas ranging from in vitro studies with microorganisms, to projects with the agricultural, veterinary and medical sectors. He has participated as a speaker at national and international conferences. As an academic, he has taught subjects related to biology, bioethics and chemistry; and currently he teaches Biological Systems Laboratory in the nanotechnology program at UNAM.

He is member of the Sociedad Mexicana de la Divulgación de la Ciencia y la Técnica. He has produced scientific radio podcasts, scientific writing and has given talks and workshops of scientific and technological issues and environmental education. He has collaborated with academic institutions, science museums, and non-government associations for popularization of science. He is currently the Coordinator communication of science of the CONACyT ´s International Network of bionanotechnology. He has received awards for different groups, emphasizing the recognition by Rotary International in 2011, for his role in the dissemination of science and in 2012 received the State Prize of Youth, in the area of Sciences.

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ERNESTO EFRÉN VELÁZQUEZ ROMO

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Ernesto Efrén Velázquez Romo started his university studies pursuing a degree in Engineering Physics at the Instituto Tecnologico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM) in Monterrey, Mexico. During his last two years of studies, he participated in a double degree program with the EPF - School of Engineering in Sceaux, France, where he obtained a diploma in Industrial Engineering with a specialization in Energy and Environment. Later on, he studied a Master's degree in Sustainable Energy Engineering at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm, Sweden, with a specialization in solar energy at the Dalarna University in Falun, Sweden.

In September 2015 he obtained his doctorate on the energy design of buildings at Arts et Métiers ParisTech (ENSAM) in Bordeaux, France. Since September 2014 he works as a professor and researcher at the same institution. He specializes in sustainable design, life cycle analysis, electricity generation systems, renewable energy sources and thermal modeling of buildings. He has presented his work at numerous conferences and symposia, such as the II Symposium of current and past scholarship holders of the Mexican National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT) European Edition 2012 in Strasbourg, France, the French Congress of Mechanics 2013 in Bordeaux, France, and Central Europe towards Sustainable Building Conference 2013 in Prague, Czech Republic. During his PhD, he directed three research projects with Bachelor-level students in the areas of visual and acoustic comfort in buildings and in the design of dou