Student Profile

105 students have graduated from the program and 29 are currently enrolled.

The average age of these 134 students is 35.

9% of the students have a Ph.D. and 34% have a Masters degree prior to entering the program.

The students come from 14 of the 32 Mexican states, 32% from Mexican universities, 28% from federal research centers, 10% from governmental institutions and 30% from the private sector.

The private sector students are a mix of entrepreneurs and employees from internal research facilities from companies such as Whirlpool, Sigma Alimentos, Peñoles, Metalsa, Schneider Electric, Pepsico and Owens Corning.

14 of the 20 federal research centers also have participating students, including four directors of these research units. Both private and public universities are represented among the students, including the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), the National Polytechnical Institute (IPN), and four campuses of Monterrey Tech.