Dr. Fernando Mendoza Santoyo

Position: Investigador Titular D
SNI (Mexico’s National System of Researchers): III (top level)
Number of Publications: 251
Citations (January 2019): 1990; h23
Research Gate Score: 39.0

Directed and supervised the research work of 9 Masters & 14 PhDs students

Short Bio:
Graduated as a Physicist in Mexico and obtained his MSc and PhD degrees in England, where he started his career as a researcher and lecturer. In 1983 he joined Centro de Investigaciones en Optica, A.C., (CIO), León, México, and became its General Director for ten years (2002-2012). He now holds a full time Emeritus Professorship and leads the Optical Metrology Division. He was a Visiting Professor at ITO-Stuttgart University and the University of Texas in San Antonio, conducting research in Electron Holography and Optical Non Destructive techniques applied to novel nano materials and a wide variety of bio materials. He has organized and Chaired several international Conferences, was an ICO Vice President and President of the Mexican Academy for Optics, and created the very first OTT in Optics and Photonics in Mexico. He has received several international awards and is currently in the Board of Editors Optics and Lasers in Engineering (Elsevier), and a Topical Editor for Applied Optics. He is an SPIE Fellow and has been twice member of its Board of Directors.

Research Interests:
To date his main field of expertise is in Optical Metrology with photons and electrons as applied to a wide variety of objects such as composite materials, bio organisms and cells, etc.

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