Victor M. Castaño received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM), Mexico, and spent 2 years as a Postdoctoral Fellow at IBM Thomas J. Watson Research center, New York. He is a Full Professor and the Founding Director of the Centro de Fisica Aplicada y Tecnologia Avanzada (CFATA) of the UNAM. He has authored and coauthored over 450 peer-review papers. He is a Member of the editorial board of over 10 international journals, and he has received various awards in Mexico, the US, and Europe. His interests are in the area of materials science, particularly in developing nano-sized materials for a number of uses. The reuse of waste materials is also one of his areas of research.
Biography Updated on 26 December 2012