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In recent decades, Mexico has been characterized as a country with an important economic dimension, privileged geographical position, young population and openness to globalization, positioning itself as an attractive country for investment and industrial sector achieving global relevance. To take advantage of these features this program of Nanotechnology has been developed to help to create and apply knowledge in the areas of materials science at the nanoscale.


Train professionals for industry and academia, who, as agents of change, be able to do applied research, technological development, innovation, and technology transfer in the areas of nanotechnology.

  • Have access to highly competitive jobs in higher education institutions and technology-based industries.
  • Participate in multidisciplinary projects with specific objectives oriented towards scientific-nanotechnological applications.
  • Have the basic principles to identify entrepreneurship opportunities and create technology-based companies.
  •  Be part of both national and international scientific collaboration initiatives.
  •  For this graduate program, Tecnológico de Monterrey has long-term scientific collaboration agreements with highly prestigious international universities such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU), among others.
  • Tecnológico de Monterrey holds accreditations such as: SACS*, CIEES, SEP, and CONACYT

* Tecnológico de Monterrey is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (+1) 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Tecnológico de Monterrey

** See the accreditation’s validity of our programs and their benefits in accordance with CONACYT’s provisions, at Mexico’s National Quality Graduate Programs official website.


The master’s program in Nanotechnology is aimed at professionals in areas of engineering and natural sciences mainly interested in conducting high-impact research to contribute to the knowledge of any of the specialty areas of Nanotechnology. Students entering this program should have excellent academic background, vocation in the generation of knowledge, fluency of communication, working professionally under strict ethical standards who are open to new ways of assimilation of knowledge and professional practice and intellectually curious.

  • Have a bachelor’s degree in engineering or related areas.  
  • Have obtained a grade point average or GPA equal to or higher than 90/100 or its equivalent in his/her professional studies.
  • Obtain a score required for the program in the TOEFL English proficiency test.
  • Take the Tecnológico de Monterrey’s Graduate Admission Test (PAEP test) and obtain the score required for the program or a score equivalent in other tests authorized by the Institution.
  • Academic interview with the program director.  
  • Submit the admission application together with all the required documentation.

MODALITY

Face to Face


DURATION

2 years


TAUGHT AT

Campus Monterrey

Campus Estado de México


PERIOD

Semester

GRADUATE PROFILE

 At the end of the program students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a high level of theoretical and methodological knowledge of Nanotechnology in any professional situation.
  • Perform research in their area of expertise to provide knowledge relevant to the advancement of nanotechnology.
  • Communicate their professional work results in a clear, effective and efficient manner.
  • Work in their professional community of their area of expertise with efficient leadership, collaborative and ethical manner.
ACADEMIC PROGRAM'S COUNCIL
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Alan Osiris Sustaita Narváez

Alan Sustaita PhD, is currently Researcher Professor of School of Engineering and Scien...

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Alex Elias Zuñiga

Dr. Elías graduated as a Mechanical Engineer in 1983 from Tecnológico de Pachuca then, ...

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Alfonso Avila Ortega

Alfonso Avila received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering from the Tecnologico d...

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Andrea Guevara Morales

Dra. Andrea Guevara Morales graduated from Mechatronics Engineering at Tec de Monterrey...

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Berenice Vergara Porras

I am a professor since 2007 and I have been working at Tecnologico de Monterrey since 2...

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Blas Manuel Rodríguez Lara

Investigador Nacional SNI 2. Marcos Moshinsky Chair 2018. Bachelor IFI99, M.Sc. special...

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Daniel Olvera Trejo

STUDIES - Bachelor in Mechatronics Engineering - Ph.D. in Engineering Sc. with speciali...

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Dora Iliana Medina Medina

Dr. Dora Medina earned her B.S. (With Highest Honor, GPA 9.54 out of 10.00) in Chemical...

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Dulce Viridiana Melo Máximo

I am a lecturer and do research in the area of surface engineering at CEM

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Edgar López Mena

My current work is focused to produce and analyze materials to be used as Thin Film Tra...

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Fernando Jaime Rodríguez Macias

Prof. Fernando Rodriguez-Maci¿as research focuses on the synthesis of nanostructured ma...

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Flavio Fernando Contreras Torres

PhD in Chemistry (Physical Chemistry of Surfaces). CONACyT SNI-1. Scientific research i...

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Alan Osiris Sustaita Narváez

Alan Sustaita PhD, is currently Researcher Professor of School of Engineering and Scien...

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Alex Elias Zuñiga

Dr. Elías graduated as a Mechanical Engineer in 1983 from Tecnológico de Pachuca then, ...

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Alfonso Avila Ortega

Alfonso Avila received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering from the Tecnologico d...

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Andrea Guevara Morales

Dra. Andrea Guevara Morales graduated from Mechatronics Engineering at Tec de Monterrey...

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RESEARCH

The Master in Nanotechnology is a multidisciplinary program that focuses on the following areas of generation and/or application of knowledge: 

  • Advanced materials with enhanced physical and chemical properties, micro and nanofabrication processes.
  • Nanosensors and nanosystems with very high sensitivity, selectivity, portability, and very low energy consumption.
  • Nanophotonics and Quatum Systems including linear and non-linear optics, plasmonics, spintronics, among other areas.
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