Curriculum Vitae

"There is no substitute for hard work."

- Thomas Alva Edison

Academic Experience & Education

"Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge."

- Carl Sagan

  • Permanent Researcher (2017–Present)
    Department of Physics, Cinvestav
  • Tenure-Track Researcher (2015–2017)
    Department of Physics, Cinvestav
  • Postdoctoral Fellow (2013–2015)
    Department of Physics of Complex Systems, Weizmann Institute of Science
    Research Leader: Ulf Leonhardt
  • Visiting PhD Student (Ene–Apr 2013)
    Department of Physics of Complex Systems, Weizmann Institute of Science
    Host: Ulf Leonhardt
  • Visiting PhD Student (Jul–Aug 2011)
    Department of Theoretical Physics, Atomic Physics and Optics, University of Valladolid
    Host: Javier Negro
  • PhD Student (2010–2013)
    Department of Physics, Cinvestav
    Advisor: David J. Fernández C.
  • MSc Student (2008–2010) *Best Graduated Award
    Department of Physics, Cinvestav
    Advisor: David J. Fernández C.
  • BSc Student (2004–2008) *Best Graduated Award
    Physics Faculty, University of Zacatecas (2008)
    Advisor: Iván Moreno

Awards & Fellowships

"The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page."

- Saint Augustine

  • State Youth Award (2015). In the category of Academic Trajectory, appointed by the State Government of Zacatecas, Mexico.
  • Researcher Status (2014–2016). Appointed part of the National System of Researchers (SNI) Level 1. Mexico.
  • Academic Excellence (2014). "Public Education Ambassador," granted by the National Teachers Union (SNTE). Zacatecas, Mexico.
  • “Jinich Postdoctoral Fellowship” (2013–2015), granted by the Weizmann Institute of Sciences and board member Armando Jinich.
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship (2013–2014), granted by Conacyt.
  • Visiting student fellowship (2013), granted by the Weizmann Institute of Science.
  • Best Graduate Award (2011). M. Sc. in Physics, Physics Department, Cinvestav. Mexico City, Mexico.
  • PhD Fellowship (2008–2013), granted by Conacyt.
  • Best Graduate Award (2008). B. Sc. in Physics, Faculty of Physics, University of Zacatecas. Zacatecas, Mexico.
  • Fellowship for “Best academic performance” (2007–2008), at the Faculty of Physics, granted by the University of Zacatecas.
  • First place in State Physics Olympiad (2003), granted by the Mexican Physical Society (SMF). Zacatecas, Mexico.
  • First place in State Mathematics Olympiad (2003), granted by the Mexican Mathematical Society. Zacatecas, Mexico.

Academic Activities

"If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses."

- Henry Ford

  • Reviewer for Applied Optics. (Since 2018).
  • Reviewer for Journal of Physical Communications. (Since 2018).
  • Reviewer for Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications. (Since 2017).
  • Organizing committee: Advanced Summer School 2018 (July 2018). Department of Physics, Cinvestav, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • Organizing committee: Advanced Summer School 2017 (July 2017). Department of Physics, Cinvestav, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • Organizing committee: Advanced Summer School 2016 (July 2016). Department of Physics, Cinvestav, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • Organizing committee: Advanced Summer School 2015 (July 2015). Department of Physics, Cinvestav, Mexico City, Mexico.
  •  Reviewer for Physics Letters A. (Since 2015).
  •  Reviewer for Optics Letters. (Since 2014).
  •  Reviewer for Mathematical Review. (Since 2014).
  •  Reviewer for Journal of Mathematics. (Since 2013).
  • Organizing committee: Quantum Fest 2011 (November 2011). Department of Physics, Cinvestav, Mexico City, Mexico.

Other Academic Profiles

"You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war."

- Albert Einstein