Mario Miki-Yoshida was born in Huancayo, Peru, in 1954. He received the B.S. degree in physics from the Universidad Catolica, Lima, Peru, and the Ph.D. degree from the Institut National Polytechnique (INPG), Grenoble, France, in 1980 and 1984, respectively. In 1985, Miki-Yoshida served as an Assistant Professor at the Universidad Nacional de Ingenieria, Lima, Peru. In 1991, he moved to Mexico as an Associate Researcher at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM). Since 1995, Miki-Yoshida served as a Professor at the Centro de Investigación en Materiales Avanzados (CIMAV); he was the Head of the Electron Microscopy Department until 2001. From 2002 to 2004, he realized a sabbatical leave and research stage at the Texas Materials Institute of the University of Texas at Austin. Miki-Yoshida is mainly interested in the synthesis and characterization of functional thin films and nanostructured materials. His works are related principally to the synthesis by atmospheric pressure CVD and microstructural characterization by electron microscopy. In 2009, he was a recipient of the Thomson Reuters, award in Mexico.
Biography Updated on 30 April 2013