Professor Oscar Vazquez Mena obtained his B.S. in physics engineering from the Monterrey Institute of Technology in 2000 in Mexico, and his M.S. degree in nanoscale science and engineering from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden, realizing his thesis at Delft University of Technology. He received his Ph.D. in 2010 from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology of Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland. He did postdoctoral research stages at the University of California, Berkeley in the Department of Physics from 2011 to 2014, and at the Institute of Photonic Sciences in Barcelona in 2015 with a Marie Sklodowska-Curie fellowship. At UC Berkeley, he founded the Indigenous Pipeline to support the educational development of children from indigenous communities in Mexico living in the Bay Area. CV Prof. Oscar Vazquez Mena

Group Leader

Prof. Oscar Vazquez Mena

E-Mail: oscarvm$at$eng$.$ucsd$.$edu

Graduate Students

Wenjun Chen


University of California, San Diego --- Ph.D. in Material Science and Engineering

University of California, Merced --- M.S. in Mechanical Engineering

Dalian University of Technology, China --- B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering

Seungbae Ahn

Malcolm Lockett

Jiaying Wang

Undergraduate Students

Max Akita

Joshua Castro

Michael del Rial

Leon Li

David Mastro

Haben Mekonnen