Postdoc at the BUAP Science Institute

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Last November 24th was the first day I got into the BUAP Science Institute (ICUAP). Then, we took photographs in front of the Research Semiconductor Devices building to remember this moment. In the main picture of this post, you can observe Dr. Roman Romano, who is the principal researcher (PI), and me. My postdoctoral project is scheduled from October 2021 to September 2022. Now, I am building thin-film solar cell prototypes made of antimony chalcogenide as the main absorber layer. This project is funded by the Conacyt postdoctoral fellowship to impulse the Mexican PhDs in their early days of an…

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Diario: ¿Cómo te ha ido durante la cuarentena?

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Jamás imaginé un escenario como el que estoy viviendo en esta época (COVID-19), literalmente es el día en el que el mundo se paralizó. He leído un poco de historia sobre las pandemias que se han suscitado alrededor del mundo, con la intención de estar preparado para algún evento extraordinario. Si la humanidad sobrevivió aquellos días, estoy confiado que hoy podemos lograrlo. Sin embargo, todo evento tiene un costo, es cierto que se perdieron vidas y no quiero ni imaginar el monto. Aun así, es bueno estar consciente de lo que nos puede pasar. Creelo, el virus del COVID-19 es…

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Something that everybody can do during Coronavirus, “Social distancing”

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During the second weekend of March 2020, the Mexican government announced downtime for school public systems and cancellation of massive events. The main reason is to prevent the spread of the new COVID-19 virus and the failure of the health system. We have as an advantage the experience of China, Italy, and Spain fighting against the new virus. In the following video, you can see How we can reduce the velocity of spread. It is a fact that someday we are going to catch COVID-19, but if we reduce the amount of infection through social distancing we will be more…

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