EDUCATION

2013

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), MA, USA
L'Oréal-UNESCO Postdoctoral Fellow

Department of Mechanical Engineering.
Research: The development of an innovative triborheometry fixture/design to study the frictional of solid-liquid systems 

Advisor: Prof. Gareth H. Mckinley

 

2009

University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK 2009
PhD, Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology
Thesis: The development of microcapillary films and microcapillary monolith structures to produce controlled capillary diameters and voidage.

Advisor: Prof. Malcolm R. Mackley

 

2005

University of California, CA, USA 2005
MS, Chemical and Environmental Engineering
Thesis: High-silica-zeolite BEA Spin-on Low-k Dielectric Films for Future Generation Computer Chips

Advisor: Prof. Yushan Yan 

2000

National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico City, Mexico 2000

BS, Chemical Engineering
Thesis: Fabrication of Acrylic Sheets with High Impact Resistance GPA: 9.54 out of 10.00; Graduated: with Honors

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

National Research System / SNI level 1 (2018-2021)

MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives Global Seed Fund (2016)

CONACYT Strengthening The National Quality of Postgraduate Programs Fund Award (2016)

National Research System / SNI level 1 (2015-2017)

UNESCO – LORÉAL For Young Women in Science International Award (2012)

 Read more: L’Oréal and UNESCO

National Research System / SNI level 1 (2011-2013)
Keynote Lecture, Annual Meeting of the Polymer Processing Society (2008)
Institute of Physics (IOP) Research Student Conference Fund (2008)

Messel travel Bursar – Society of Chemical Industry (2008)

Royal Academic of Engineering International Travel Grant Award (2008)
• British Society of Rheology travel grant (2008)

Highly commended in the Sellafield Ltd Award for Engineering Excellence-IChemE awards (2007)

 Read more: The Enginner and Cambridge Network.

Cambridge Philosophical Society Travel Grant (2006 and 2008)

• Robinson College Graduate Student Grant (2006)
• Teaching consortium Travel Bursary 2006 and 2008 (Aker Kvaerner, Arthur D Little UK Ltd, AstraZeneca, BP, British Sugar, Cadbury Schweppes, ExxonMobil, GlaxoSmithKline, KraftFoods, Merck, Procter and Gamble, Shell)
• SEP fellowship (2006-2007)

UC-MEXUS fellowship (2005)

UC fellowship award (2003-2005)
• UC Teacher Assistantship Award (2004)
• Graduated with honors (BS top 1% of the class)
• Honorific mention in the BS Thesis
• GIRSA Fellow
• Telmex Scholarship 

IPN Academic Excellence Scholarship 

 

MIT Mechanical Engineering Department, Visiting Scholar 2019 (July), Cambridge Massachusetts, USA.

MIT Mechanical Engineering Department, Visiting Scholar 2017 (July), Cambridge Massachusetts, USA.

CINVESTAV Chemistry Department, Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, Visiting Professor 2014, Mexico City, Mexico.

C INVESTAV Querétaro, Materials Science and Engineering, 2014, Querétaro, Mexico.

Ecole Centrale de Nantes, Computational Mechanics, 2008, Nantes France

Procter & Gamble (P&G) Research and Development (R&D) European Ph.D. Seminar 2007, P&G Rusham Park Technical Centre, Egham, Surrey, UK.

CREATE Marie Curie training course Fellowship, "From creativity to innovation". 2007, Udine, Italy. (Declined)

112th International Summer Course BASF Aktiengesellschaft, 2006, BASF Aktiengesellschaft, Ludwigshafen, German

Professional Affilations

• British Society of Rheology (BSR)
• American Chemical Society (ACS)
• Society of Chemical Industry (SCI)
• Semiconductor Research Corporation (SCR)
• Cambridge Philosophical Society
• Cambridge Society for the Appreciation of Research (CSAR)
• Member of the Institute of Physics (IOP)
• MIT Energy Club
• MIT Society of Women Engineers

Scientific Review Activities

• Polymer

• Referee for Research Project Grants, CONACyT

• Referee for Research infraestructure Fund, CONACyT

 

Visiting Positions

Tecnológico de Monterrey 

 

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