Biography

I received the degrees of BSc (Telecommunication) and two MSc (Digital Systems and Optics) from the High Polytechnic Institute of Havana (ISPJAE), Cuba, in 1986, 1990, and 1996, respectively. From 1991 to 1994, I studied a bachelor in physics and mathematics at the University of Havana. In 2001, I obtained my Ph.D. (Optics) at the Center for Research in Optics (CIO) in Mexico. From 1986-2001, I was associate professor in the Department of Physics at ISPJAE. From 2001-2003, I worked as researcher at CIO. From 2003-2013, I was Titular Professor in the Electronic Department at the University of Guanajuato (UG) in Mexico. I have directed and codirected various research projects financed by national and international agencies and industries in several countries. I have authored or co-authored more than 50 papers published in international journals and conference proceedings. I have made several research stays in Universities and Industries, such as: National Telecommunication Laboratory, 1988; Neuroscience Research Center, 1996; Biomedical Physics Department, University of Antwerp, 2003; Optical Industry Association, Spain, in 2005, University of Valencia, 2007 and 2010-2011, FIDEAS, Spain, 2012, and Complutense University of Madrid, Spain, in 2012. In addition, I have received various honors and awards. These are 2014-2018, SNI–Level II, Fellowship in the National System of Researchers Mexico. 2012-2015, "Perfil Deseable PROMEP" by the Secretary of Public Education of Mexico; 2006, Cuban Science National Award by the Light Transportation in Biological Tissues; 2001, award recognizes the young talented of Optics by SPIE; 1994, Cuban National Forum of Science and Technique award with Laboratory of Radio-Optics. I am a member of Editorial Committee of Mexican Journal of Bioengineering. I participate as referee for several scientific journals.

Rene A. Martinez-Celorio, PhD

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