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Jesús Antonio del Río Portilla


Instituto de Energías Renovables, UNAM

The Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) Board of Governors appointed Jesús Antonio del Río Portilla director of the Instituto de Energías Renovables (IER) for a second period, 2017-2021.

Dr. del Río Portilla’s scientific contributions range from basic research to technological development in the fields of thermodynamics of irreversible processes, transport in porous media, photonic nanostructures, complex systems, and renewable energy resources. He has multiple publications including books, over 80 research papers in international journals. He is also the author of four patents and eight patent applications.

Dr. del Río Portilla has an undergraduate degree, master’s degree, and PhD in physics from UNAM.