Biological Oceanography Ph.D. from UNAM, conducts cruises on board UNAM’s oceanographic research vessels on deep sea benthos diversity in collaborative efforts. Author of >85 SCI papers, director of >63 student’s thesis.
ISA’s UN LTC 2006-2015; DOSI Executive since 2013, CBDs EBSA committee member since 2015, participant drafting the IPCC Oceans and Cryosphere outline for the report at scoping meeting in 2016. UAM-Iztapalapa’s Distinguished Graduate Recognition in 2017. US NASEM UGOS committee member since 2018, Executive Planning Group to the Development of UN Decade of Ocean Sciences for the Sustainable Development 2021-2030 elected member.