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.
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.
Key recent peer reviewed publications:
- Sara Zada, Yassine Tounsi, Manoj Kumar, Fernando Mendoza-Santoyo, Abdelkrim Nassim. CONTRIBUTION STUDY OF MONOGENIC WAVELETS TRANSFORM TO REDUCE SPECKLE NOISE IN DIGITAL SPECKLE PATTERN INTERFEROMETRY. OPTICAL ENGINEERING, 58(3), 034109 (26 March 2019). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.58.3.034109
- Yassine Tounsi, Manoj Kumar, Ahmed Siari, Fernando Mendoza-Santoyo, Abdelkrim Nassim, and Osamu Matoba. DIGITAL FOUR-STEP PHASE SHIFTING TECHNIQUE FROM A SINGLE FRINGE PATTERN USING RIESZ TRANSFORM. OPTICS LETTERS, Vol. 44,Issue 14,pp. 3434-3437, (2019), https://doi.org/10.1364/OL.44.003434
- Gloria Frausto-Rea, Manuel H. De la Torre, J. Mauricio Flores, Luis Silva, Manuel Briones-R, and F. Mendoza Santoyo. MICROMETRIC SIZE MEASUREMENT OF BIOLOGICAL SAMPLES USING A SIMPLE AND NON-INVASIVE TRANSMISSION INTERFEROMETRIC SET UP. OPTICS EXPRESS, Vol. 27,Issue 19, pp. 26251-26263,(2019), https://doi.org/10.1364/OE.27.026251
- Yassine Tounsi, Manoj Kumar, Abdelkrim Nassim, Fernando Mendoza-Santoyo, and Osamu Matoba. SPECKLE DENOISING BY VARIANT NON-LOCAL MEANS METHODS. APPLIED OPTICS, Vol. 58, Issue 26, pp. 7110-7120,(2019), https://doi.org/10.1364/AO.58.007110
- Luis SilvaAcosta, María del Socorro Hernández M., Fernando Mendoza Santoyo, Manuel H.De la Torre I., Jorge Mauricio Flores Moreno, Gloria Frausto R. SilvinoMuñoz S. STUDY OF SKIN RIGIDITY VARIATIONS DUE TO UV RADIATION USING DIGITAL HOLOGRAPHIC INTERFEROMETRY. OPTICS AND LASERS IN ENGINEERING, Volume 126, March 2020, 105909, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.optlaseng.2019.105909
- SANCHEZ-ALVAREZ, A.; TORRE IBARRA, M.H. De la y MENDOZA SANTOYO, F. THERMAL PERFORMANCE COMPARISON OF RECYCLED AND CLAY ROOF TILES DUE HEAT RADIATION BY DIGITAL HOLOGRAPHIC INTERFEROMETRY. REVISTA MEXICANA DE FISICA (EN INGLES), 2019, vol.65, n.6, pp.678-683, http://dx.doi.org/10.31349/revmexfis.65.678
- Cynthia V. Santiago-Lona, María del Socorro Hernández-Montes, Mauricio F. Moreno, Valeria Piazza, Manuel De la Torre Ibarra, Carlos Pérez-López, Fernando Mendoza-Santoyo, Anaid Sierra, Jesús Esquivel. TYMPANIC MEMBRANE DISPLACEMENT AND THICKNESS DATA CORRELATION USING DIGITAL HOLOGRAPHIC INTERFEROMETRY AND CONFOCAL LASER SCANNING MICROSCOPY. OPTICAL ENGINEERING, 58(8), 084106 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.58.8.084106
- Cynthia V. Santiago-Lona, Maria Del Socorro Hernández-Montes, Fernando Mendoza-Santoyo, Jesús Esquivel-Tejeda. QUANTITATIVE COMPARISON OF TYMPANIC MEMBRANE DISPLACEMENTS USING TWO OPTICAL METHODS TO RECOVER THE OPTICAL PHASE. JOURNAL OF MODERN OPTICS, 65(5):1-12 · October 2017, 10.1080/09500340.2017.1390173
- Yassine Tounsi, Manoj Kumar, Abdelkrim Nassim and Fernando Mendoza-Santoyo, “Speckle noise reduction in digital speckle pattern interferometric fringes by nonlocal means and its related adaptive kernel-based methods”, Applied Optics 57 (27), pp. 7681–7690 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1364/AO.57.007681
- Cesar G. Tavera R. (CIO student), Manuel H. De La Torre-I., J. M. Flores Moreno, Claudio Frausto-Reyes y Fernando Mendoza Santoyo, “Cortical bone quality affectations and their strength impact analysis using holographic interferometry”, Biomedical Optics Express 9 (10), pp. 4818-4833 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1364/BOE.9.004818
- Manuel De la Torre Ibarra, Fernando Mendoza Santoyo y Maria del Socorro Hernandez Montes, “A transmission out of plane interferometer to study thermal distributions in liquids”, Optics Letters 43 (4), pp. 871-874 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1364/OL.43.000871
- Eduardo Ortega (UTSA student), Jesus Cantu-Valle (UTSA student), German Plascencia-Villa, Sandra Vergara (UTSA student), Fernando Mendoza-Santoyo, Alejandra Londono-Calderon (UTSA student), Ulises Santiago y Arturo Ponce Pedraza, "Morphology visualization of irregular shape bacteria by electron holography and tomography", Microscopy Research and Technique, 80 (12), pp. 1249-1255 (2017). DOI: 10.1002/jemt.22923.
- Jorge Sanchez Preciado (CIO student), Carlos Perez Lopez, Maria del Socorro Hernández-Montes, Manuel H. De la Torre Ibarra, Mauricio Flores-Moreno, Cesar Tavera Ruiz (CIO student), Fernando Mendoza-Santoyo, Maximiliano Galan, “Laser vibrometry in the quality control of the break of tanned leather”, Optics and Lasers in Engineering 104, pp. 78-83 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.optlaseng.2017.06.014
César G. Tavera R (CIO student), Manuel H. De la Torre-I., J. Mauricio F. Moreno, Ma. Del Socorro Hernandez M., Fernando Mendoza-Santoyo, Manuel de J. Briones-R. (CIO student), Jorge Sanchez P. (CIO student), “Surface structural damage study in cortical bone due medical drilling”, Applied Optics, 56 (13), F179-F188 (2017). Reprint doi.org/10.1364/AO.56.00F179
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