Exchange Scientists

The primary purpose of the U.S.-Mexico Training Exchange Scientist Program is to promote technology transfer between the two nations by training Mexican professionals in advanced science techniques at The University of Arizona. Fellowships are available for Mexican graduate students seeking to enhance their knowledge and expertise specifically in environmental science, environmental engineering, or environmental toxicology. This scientist training is expected to enhance human capital to further stimulate the environmental science movement in Mexico.

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Picture Name Academic Adviser Research Area
Andrea Sachi Díaz Villaseñor,
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Drs. A. Jay Gandolfi and Walter Klimecki Single Nucleotide Ploymorphisms (SNPS) for diabetic genes and gene expression for arsenic.
Victor Manuel Gamez,
Universidad de Sonora
Drs. Reyes Sierra and Jim Field Simultaneous removal of copper and organics from CMP wastewater via sulfate reducing bacteria.
Raquel Concepcíon Goytia Acevedo,
Universidad Juarez del Estado de Durango
Dr. Clark Lantz Arsenic exposure and colon cancer.
Claudia Guerrero-Barajas,
Centro de Investigacion y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politecnico Nacional
Dr. Jim A. Field Anaerobic degradation of chlorinated solvents in presence of different redox-mediators by methanogenic sludge. The solvents treated are chloroform, carbon tetrachloride and tetrachloroethylene
Mercedes Meza,
Instituto Tecnologico de Sonora
Dr. A. Jay Gandolfi Arsenic toxicology
Juan Carlos Moreno Sierra,
Instituto Tecnologico de Sonora
Drs. Jim Field and Reyes Sierra Arsenic biotransformation
Blenda del Pilar Machado Estrada,
Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosi
Dr. Raina Maier Environmental microbiology
Margarita Salazar Peña,
Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana
Dr. Jim Field Perchlorate remediation using sulfur
Marco Antonio Trujillo Silva,
Universidad de Sonora
Dr. Reyes Sierra Perchlorate removal