List of collaboration networks of the Center.
Dr. Alan Cabrera: Design, synthesis and characterization of coordination complexes and organometallics, for technological use in the areas of homogeneous catalysis, molecular activation and development of luminescent devices.
Dr. Juan Manuel Manríquez: Synthesis and study of properties and applications of coordination complexes and organometallics (catalysis, polymers, solar cells).
Dra. Ivonne Chávez: Synthesis of new derivatives of Rh, Ru, Fe, Co, Zr, Ti, Re and Ni mono and binuclear with possible catalytic activity.
Dr. Bárbara Herrera: Characterization of compounds using computational methodologies derived from the Density Functional Theory.
Mg. Juan Luis Arroyo: Head of the Energy Materials Laboratory. Experience in the instrumental area for the analysis of propellants, explosives and highly energetic materials.
Dr. Jaime Mella: Synthesis of heterocycles such as benzimidazoles, benzofurans, benzothiophenes for use in medicinal chemistry in quantitative structure-activity relationship studies (QSAR). Free-Wilson analysis, Hansch analysis, 3D-QSAR: CoMFA and CoMSIA. Studies of binding against radioligands in receptors coupled to protein G (GPCRs).
Dr. Álvaro Muñoz: Study of the electronic structure and molecular properties for organic, inorganic and organometallic systems using theoretical methods. Characterization of molecular properties such as the linkage of nature, optics, luminescence, magnetic response, among others, including the synthetic procedure.
Dr. Desmond MacLeod-Carey: His research is focused on Spectroscopy, Theoretical Chemistry and Physical Chemistry. His current project is “Polyoxometalate functional materials”.
Dra. Claudia Sandoval: Theoretical / experimental study of the interactions in mixtures of biopolymers, with applications in the development of new materials
Dr. Julio Caballero: Study of molecular systems and their interaction with targets of medical and agro-industrial interest. Study of the structure and function of proteins and enzymatic selectivity through computational methods, such as: molecular docking, homology modeling, molecular dynamics simulation and quantitative structure-activity relationship (QSAR).
Dr. Esteban Durán: Synthesis, characterization and evaluation of nanoparticles and polymeric hydrogels applied to the controlled release of active biomolecules. Synthesis, characterization and evaluation of polymeric nanostructured materials for the removal of agroindustrial contaminants.
Dr. Francisco Muñoz: Simulation of nanomaterials using DFT techniques. Expert in programming computer codes for problems in physics. Discussion of theoretical models.
Dr. Carlos Cárdenas: Simulation of molecules using DFT techniques.
Dr. Miguel Kiwi: Simulation of nanomaterials. Theoretical works in solid state physics.
Dr. Juan Alejandro Valdivia: Simulation of nanomaterials, complex systems and mathematical modeling.
Dr. José Rogan: Simulation of nanomaterials, expert in computational optimization techniques and computer programming.
Dr. Samuel Baltazar: Molecular dynamics simulation of nanoparticles and nanotubes. Computational simulation of nanomaterials using the DFT technique.
Dr. Sebastián Allende: Molecular dynamics Simulation of nanoparticles and nanotubes.
Dr. Nicolás Arancibia-Miranda: Synthesis and characterization of metallic nanoparticles and nanotubes imogolite type.
Dr. Mauricio Escudey: Synthesis and characterization of imogolite type nanotubes.
Dr. Elies Molins: His research is focused on what the microscopic structure of materials means on their macroscopic behavior, that is: crystallographic studies by X-ray diffraction, electronic densities and their topology, crystalline structure, polymorphism, chemical bonding. Materials containing iron by Mössbauer spectroscopy: magnetism of small particles and polynuclear complexes, instrumentation. Aerogels and related porous materials: preparation, characterization, properties and applications.
Dr. Emilio Alarcón: Development and characterization of bio-inspired hybrid nanomaterials. 3D scaffolds are manufactured with improved contractile and antibacterial properties for the reconstruction of tissues with poor regenerative capacities, such as infarcted heart muscle and skin in patients with reduced vascularization (for example, patients with diabetic foot).
Dr. Jeffrey Comer: Molecular simulation of the interaction between biological molecules and synthetic nanostructures, with particular focus on thermodynamics and binding kinetics and transmembrane transport of nanoparticles.
Dr. Jayakumar Kumarasamy: Synthesis and electrochemical characterization of new materials with application in biosensors.
Dr. Yanping Wen: Manufacture of chemical sensors based on graphene derivatives and metal nanoparticles for agricultural analysis. In-situ soil remediation by removing heavy metals and improving crop fertility.
Dr. Eduardo M. Bringa: Simulation of nanomaterials under extreme conditions of pressure, radiation and temperature. Simulation of mechanical properties of nanomaterials.