2008-2012: Ph.D. (Dr. rer. nat.) in Biotechnology (magna cum laude)
Institute of Environmental and Sustainable Chemistry. Group of Sustainable Chemistry and Energy Research. Technical University of Braunschweig. Germany. Ph.D. Thesis downloadable from here.
Thesis: “Investigation of electron transfer mechanisms in electrochemically active microbial biofilms”
Advisor: Prof. Dr. Uwe Schröder / Technical advisor: Prof. Dr. Falk Harnisch.
2005-2007: Master of Science in Environmental Biotechnology
Department of Biotechnology and Bioengineering. Centre for Research and Advanced Studies (CINVESTAV). National Polytechnic Institute. Mexico.
M.Sc. Thesis downloadable from here.
Thesis: “Electricity production in a microbial fuel cell fed with spent organic extracts from hydrogenogenic fermentation of organic solid wastes”.
Advisors:Dr. Héctor M. Poggi-Varaldo and Dr. Omar Solorza-Feria.
Technical advisors: Mrs. Elvira Ríos-Leal and Dr. Jaime García-Mena.
2001-2005: Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering.
Interdisciplinary Professional Unit of Biotechnology (UPIBI). National Polytechnic Institute. Mexico.
B.Sc. Thesis downloadable from here.
Thesis: “Batch bio-hydrogen production with inhibited methanogenic consortia from organic solid waste: effect of incubation temperature”
External advisor:Dr. Héctor M. Poggi-Varaldo / External Technical advisor: Dra. Idania Valdez Vazquez.
Internal Technical advisor: M.Sc. Rodrigo Martínez Zúñiga (T: +52 55 5729 6000 Ext:56318).
1997-2000: High school education.
Colegio de Bachilleres del Estado de Oaxaca. Plantel 04 "El Tule".
Graduated in Mathematics and Sciences.