Rafael Vargas-Bernal

Instituto Tecnológico Superior de Irapuato

Rafael Vargas-Bernal received a Bachelor degree in Communications and Electronics Engineering from the University of Guanajuato in 1995, and the degrees of Master of Science and Doctorate in Science with Specialty in Electronics from the National Institute of Astrophysics, Optics and Electronics (INAOE) in 1997 and 2000, respectively. Since January 2002, he has been a professor-researcher at the Higher Technological Institute of Irapuato (ITESI), Mexico and, particularly since 2006, he has worked in the Department of Materials Engineering where he has established himself as a researcher. He has authored 15 articles in journals, 26 chapters in books and about 100 conference articles. He is a member of the National System of Researchers (SNI-Mexico). He regularly serves as a reviewer of scientific articles in RSC Advances and Royal Society Open Science as well as Standards in Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI). His research interests include two-dimensional materials, nanomaterials, space materials, composite materials, gas sensors and biosensors.

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