Dr. Jesús Capistrán, 2018 MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts

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2019 – 2020: Postdoctoral researcher at the Institue of Physics BUAP

2017 – 2019: Researcher at Mexican Center for Solar Innovation (CEMIE-SOL P35) Project: Development of thin-film solar cells with novel materials

  • Working on innovation to promote innovative products with technical and scientific background: Thin film coatings for solar control radiation and photovoltaic technology.
  • Co-founder of the “Solar semiconductors Morelos” spin-off at the Institute of Renewable Energy of UNAM. Early-stage: Development of solar coating prototypes.
  • During the P35 project between IER-UNAM, UANL, and CINVESTAV-SALTILLO, we successfully manage deliveries during the last 3 stages asked by CONACYT-SENER Energetic Sustainability and CEMIE-Sol.

Education & professional training 

2013 – 2017: Ph.D. in Energy Engineering, Institute for Renewable Energy-UNAM, Morelos, México Dissertation: “Thin-film solar cells of Ag-Sb-S” (Spanish) (Download PDF)

2010 – 2013: Master in Energy Engineering, Energy Research Center – UNAM, Morelos, México. Dissertation: “Antimony Sulfide Thin Film Solar Cells” (Spanish)

2004 – 2009: B. Eng. Electromechanical, Zacatepec Institute of Technology, Morelos, México. Technical Report: “Development, instrumentation, and evaluation of integral photothermal solar collector module and solar radiation controller” (Spanish)


2014: Award for the outstanding contribution to Symposium E “Earth-Abundant Inorganic Solar  Energy Conversion,” San Francisco, MRS-2014 Spring Meeting and Exhibit

2012:  Best oral session in the 11º CIE-UNAM Student Congress. Temixco Morelos, México