Dr. José María Ponce-Ortega got his Ph.D. and Master's degrees in Chemical Engineering from the Institute of Technology of Celaya in Mexico in 2009 and 2003. He stayed as a postdoctoral researcher at Texas A&M University from 2011 to visiting scholar at Carnegie Mellon University from 2006 to 2007. Dr. Ponce-Ortega is full professor at the Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo since 2012 until today, and he is member of the National Research System of Mexico (SNI II). The research interest of Dr. Ponce-Ortega is in the areas of optimization of chemical processes, sustainable design, energy, mass, water, and property integration, and supply chain optimization. Dr. Ponce-Ortega has published more than 230 papers, 3 books, and 51 chapters of books. He also has supervised 17 Ph.D., and 35 Master graduated students. He also has 15 funded research projects for about $US 1,000,000.00. Dr. Ponce-Ortega is a member of the editorial board in the Journals Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, Process Integration and Optimization for Sustainability.
Jose Maria Ponce Ortega
Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo