Yadira Gochi Ponce

National Institute of Technology of Mexico

Y. Gochi-Ponce received her degree as Chemical Engineer at Michoacan University of St. Nicholas of Hidalgo. Following her graduate studies, she obtained a Master Degree and after her PhD in material science at Advanced Materials Research Center, S. C., in Chihuahua, Mexico. She received a scholarship to study electrocatalysis at Universitè of Poitiers, France and after at University of Texas at Austin for learning electrochemical methods. She worked at Technological Institute of Oaxaca until 2015. Actually, she is a researcher at Technological Institute of Tijuana. Her research focuses on the development of novel energy materials and devices, on synthesis and characterization of carbon nanostructures and metallic nanoparticles as catalysts in specific chemical reactions and cathodic electrocatalysts of fuel cells, as well as the study of composite materials.

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