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

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Prof. Oscar Vazquez Mena 

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

Graduate Students


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