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José Jaime Taha Tijerina obtained his Ph.D. in Materials Science and NanoEngineering from Rice University, USA. His research interest focus on: Materials Science, Manufacturing Processing, Nanofluids & Nanolubricants for thermal transport and tribological applications, Nanocomposites, among others

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José Jaime Taha Tijerina was born in Monterrey, México, where he concluded his bachelor studies in Mechanical Engineering at Universidad de Monterrey (UdeM) in 2001.  In 2004, he concluded his M.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas – Pan American (UTPA). Obtained his PhD in Materials Science and NanoEngineering (MSNE) from Rice University in 2013. From 2004 to 2014 he was a member of the Applied Technology Center at GE Energy International. In 2014 he joined Metalsa as Advanced Materials and Corrosion Coordinator. He has wide experience in leadership, planning, development, and maintenance of diverse set of R&D and cost-reduction projects. He is an author of diverse technical papers, in congresses and specialized journals.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

Education/Academic qualification

Materials Science and NanoEngineering, PhD, Rice University

Aug 2010Dec 2013

Award Date: 29 Nov 2013

Mechanical Engineering, Master of Science, University of Texas-Pan American

Aug 2002May 2004

Award Date: 10 May 2004

Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor of Science, Universidad de Monterrey

Aug 1997Dec 2001

Award Date: 4 Dec 2001

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