Let's make light-based technology
2016-present Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, KAUST, Saudi Arabia.
2014-2016 M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering, KAUST, Saudi Arabia.
2008-2012 Degree in Electromedical Engineering, ULSA Chihuahua, Mexico.
Honors and Awards
- 2020 IEEE Photonics Society Graduate Student Scholarship. USA, 2020.
- 2019 Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship by the SPIE. USA, 2019.
- KAUST Fellowship for Graduate Studies. Saudi Arabia, 2014 and 2016.
- Saint John Baptist De La Salle Medal, Class of 2012. Highest student distinction in ULSA Chihuahua. Mexico, 2013.
- Gold Medal B on the XVII Mexican Chemistry Olympiad. Mexico, 2008.
- Children’s Knowledge Olympics 2001-2002. Meeting with the President of Mexico. Mexican Government Scholarship. Mexico, 2002.
Jorge A. Holguín-Lerma is a Ph.D. Student in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the KAUST Photonics Lab. He holds an M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering (KAUST, Saudi Arabia, 2016), and a college degree in Electromedical Engineering (ULSA Chihuahua, Mexico, 2012). Before joining KAUST he worked as Component Engineer at Honeywell.
Jorge has authored and co-authored 40+ journal papers and conference presentations. He has served as a technical referee for the journals Light: Science & Applications (Springer Nature), Applied Optics (OSA), Optics Letters (OSA), Optics Express (OSA), Photonics Journal (IEEE), Photonics Technology Letters (PTL), and Superlattices & Microstructures (Elsevier). He has served as the President of the KAUST OSA Student Chapter and he is a student member of SPIE, IEEE Photonics Society, and OSA. Jorge's recent outreach activities have directly impacted 350+ people in 6 countries with one-to-one engagement, public talks, and more.
Jorge's research interests include semiconductor laser diodes, superluminescent diodes, and their applications.