Medardo Serna-GonzÃ¡lez holds a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from the Universidad Michoacana de San NicolÃ¡s de Hidalgo, MÃ©xico; a M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Chemical Engineering from the Instituto TecnolÃ³gico de Celaya, MÃ©xico. He is a professor in the Chemical Engineering Faculty in the Universidad Michoacana de San NicolÃ¡s de Hidalgo, where he served as a Director from 2000 to 2003. Professor Serna-GonzÃ¡lez is a member of the National System of Investigators in MÃ©xico. He has written 52 scientific and technical papers as well as 10 book chapters.