José Iván Escalante García

Summary of the Curriculum Vitae

Principal Researcher at Cinvestav Campus Saltillo since 1997; currently of category 3E. Academic background. Chemical Engineer (1990) Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila, Facultad de Ciencias Químicas; M.Sc. in Metallurgy (1992) Instituto Tecnológico de Saltillo, Ph.D. in Engineering Materials (1996) The University of Sheffield,  1996. Scientific and technological production. 112 scientific papers in scientific journals indexed in JCR, 2 patents granted, 16 patent applications.  Web of Science: +2800 citations and H=30.  Scholar google: 4900 citations, H =39, I10-index=87. Distinctions. Member of the National Systema of Researchers with the highest level, SNI III, Member of the Mexican Academy of Sciences since 2004. Memberships in Editorial boards of scientific journals: Journal of Sustainable Cement Based Materials (JCR), Materiales de Construcción (JCR), Advances in Cement Research (JCR),  Advances in Concrete Construction (JCR),  , Revista Alconpat (Latindex, Scielo). Reviewer for more than 10 international journals. Directed Thesis (graduated, in process): Ph.D. (19,5), M.Sc. (46,3), B. Sc (24, 3). Funded Research projects: Responsible for more than 23 financed research projects. Formation of Academic Groups: Founder of the postgraduate programs: M. Sc.  In Ceramics Engineering, M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Sustainability of the Natural Resources and Engineering. Research interests: Design, processing and characterization of conventional and alternative cementitious materials; development of new cements of lower environmental impact based on limestone, volcanic materials, waste glass, slags, fly ash and other industrial by products.  Studies on the mechanisms of reaction, mechanical properties, hydraulic character, durability and structure of reaction products of cements. Revalorization of inorganic wastes into ceramic-cement materials; sustainable technologies for energy storage and generation.