Mexi is a doctoral student in Sustainable Energy Systems at the Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) in Lisbon, Portugal and IMT-Atlantique in Nantes, France.
Her research area is modeling of energy systems. Her current project aims to identify the main driving variables on the techno-economic feasibility of Trigeneration-Thermal Storage Systems. As collateral research interest, she works in sensitivity analysis, data mining and data analysis.
Her past experience is in Solar Thermal Systems (experimental and modeling), as well as Solar Refrigeration. Her Master degree is in Energy Engineering at UNAM (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México).
Mexi also has three years of experience at the industry, working as Process Engineer and Project Manager in Procter&Gamble Manufacturing. Her Bachelor Degree is in Industrial Engineering, with a minor in Operation Research at the ITESM campus Toluca (Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey) in Mexico.
In parallel to the PhD, she is following the InnoEnergy PhD School, a program supported by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology, that fosters innovation for sustainable energy across Europe. Therefore, she has certified in Industrial Property, energy market in Europe, innovation strategies, communication and leadership, and in summer of 2018, she took the International Workshop on Innovating at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (US).
As international experience, she has lived in Mexico, United States, Portugal and France, being able to communicate in the four languages.