Welcome to Tec.Nano 2019 and to Monterrey, Mexico.

It’s our immense pleasure to announce the Second edition of Tec.Nano Conference hosted by Tecnologico de Monterrey, NL, Mexico. Tec.Nano 2019 is a scientific platform which brings together the collection of investigators who are at the forefront in the field of Nanotechnology. This 3-day event to be held at the Monterrey campus of Tecnologico de Monterrey will include oral presentations of sub-disciplines, keynote sessions led by eminent scientists and poster sessions presented interactively by junior scientists and graduate students. It is the ultimate meeting place for all the experts worldwide for new interdisciplinary scientific collaborations and networking.

The conference provides an unprecedented opportunity to join for the 5th Carbon-MEMS international meeting (Theme: Advances and Challenges ) and 2nd ¨Health for the Billions¨ meeting (Theme: Affordable Technologies)

Proceedings papers from Tec.Nano 2019 in the journal Materials Today:
Proceedings (ISSN: 2214-7853)



New lithography advances, Expanding Sensing Capabilities, Electrical and electro-chemical signal sensing and in-vivo and ex-vivo sensing.

Nanotech in Life Sciences and Medicine

Biology, Nanotherapeutics and Drug Delivery, Nanoprobes in Biological Systems, Nano-based Tissue Engineering, Nanotoxicology, Nanosafety, Biology Inspired Nanomaterials, Nanotechnology for extreme Point of care, Nanotechnology safety.

Lab-on-a-Chip and Nano/Microfluidics

Body-on-a-chip/organs-on-a-chip, Nano/Microfluidics devices for diagnostics, drug delivery and biochemical assays.

Advanced Nanomaterials

Graphene & 2D materials, Q-Carbon, Patternable Diamond, Nanomaterials Fabrication, Characterization and Tools, Materials for 3D Printing, Bio-Printing, Advanced Functional Coatings, Nanoscale Electronics, Nanotech for Energy and Environment.


Quantum Optics, Nonlinear Optics, Plasmonics, Metamaterials, Advanced Optical Microscopy, and Integrated Optical Biosensors.

Tec.Nano Chair

Session Chair




The conference is scheduled to begin on October
st, the last day being October 23rd.

Monday October 21th, 2019

Venue: Pabellón Carreta
9:30 – 10:15Opening SessionSergio Martínez
Ricardo Ramírez
10:15 – 10:30COFFEE BREAK
10:30 – 12:00Plenary LecturesGraphene in Carbon-MEMSMarc Madou
Health for the BillionsSatadal Saha
C-MEMS – Advances and Challenges
Venue: Pabellón Carreta
13:30 – 15:45C-MEMS Fabrication
Chairs: Rodrigo Martínez-Duarte, Marc Madou
Novel Ways to Fabricate Carbonaceous Materials from Renewable ResourcesRodrigo Martínez
Interesting Methods Towards Fabrication of Multi-dimensional Carbonaceous Cellular MaterialsMonsur Islam
Complex 3D Carbon Structures Generated by Stereolithography Printing Technology as Free-standing Electrodes in ElectrochemistryBabak Rezaei
Preliminary Characterization of Glassy Carbon and Graphene based MetamaterialSurabhi Nimbalkar
Sub-10nm Nanogap Fabrication from Carbon Suspended WiresArnoldo Salazar
15:45 - 16:00COFFEE BREAK
16:00 – 18:00CMEMS Applications 1
Chairs: Sam Kassegne, Marc Madou
Why Carbon is a Compelling Material for Multi-Modal Neural Probes for Long-Term Electrical Stimulation, High-Resolution Recording and Neurochemical DetectionSam Kassegne
Leaky Optical Neural Probe for Optical Stimulation and Real Time Electrochemical Detection of Dopamine Exocytosis from Optogenetically Modified Human Neural Stem CellsShashank Vasudevan
Pyrolytic Carbon Nanograss for Enhanced Neurogenesis and Dopaminergic Differentiation of Human midbrain Neural Stem CellsAfia Asif
Graphitized Carbon Nanofibers for Electrochemical SensingSunny Holmberg
Pyrolytic carbon resonator and its applicationsLong Nguyen Quang

Tuesday October 22th, 2019

C-MEMS – Advances and Challenges
Venue: Pabellón Carreta
8:30 – 10:30CMEMS Applications 2
Chairs: Stephan Keller, Israel de León
Biomaterial Microsystems for Electrochemical Monitoring of Cells and Oral Drug DeliveryStephan Keller
Large and Ultrafast Nonlinear Response of ENZ-loaded MetamaterialsIsrael de León
Reducing Intrinsic Energy Dissipation in Single-Crystal Diamond Mechanical ResonatorsTiefu Li
Nano-spaced Gold on Glassy Carbon SubstrateGaurav Chauhan
10:15 – 10:30COFFEE BREAK
10:30 – 13:30Microfluidic Devices
Chairs: Sergio Martínez, Dario Mäger
Electrified-Lab-on-Disc for ImmunoassaysDario Mäger
Advances in CD-Microfluidics at Tec de MonterreyMehdi Aeinehvand
Carbon-MEMS Hydro-Electrokinetic Platforms for Manipulation of Bioparticles and DropletsLaura Oropeza
3D Positioning of Spherical Microparticles Suspended inside a Confined Microvolume using Dielectrophoretic Forces Induced by a C-MEMS Microelectrode ArrayOscar Pilloni
Use of Correction Factors in Modelling iDEP-based Particle TrappingVíctor Pérez
Exosome Classification by Size using Insulator-based DielectrophoresisRoberto Gallo
Double Emulsion Generation using Centrifugal Microfluidic PlatformsMasoud Madadelahi
Heath for the Billions – Affordable Technologies
Venue: Pabellón Carreta
15:00 – 18:00Heath for the Billions – Affordable Technologies
Chairs: Sergio Martínez, Satadal Saha, Marc Madou
Summary of Previous EventSergio Martínez
Advances in Affordable Technologies in JSV InnovationsSatadal Saha
Microbe Identification and Antibiotic Resistance Testing in under Two-HoursMarc Madou
The CD-Microfluidics Platform for Water Monitoring in EPOC (SM, GC, MA, BJ, MJ)Martínez-Madou group
Photochemical ROS Modulation for Enhanced Wound Healing and Tissue BondingAlán Aguirre
Perspectives on Selected DEP Platforms for Selective Bioparticle Manipulation in Sample PreparationRodrigo Martínez
Triborheological Study of BiomaterialsDora Medina
Cost-effective Bioprinting & Tumor-on-Chip Technologies for the Democratization of Cancer-ResearchÁlvarez-Trujillo group
Closing RemarksMarc Madou
Parallel Session 1
9:00 – 10:30 Microfluidics and Lab on a Chip
Chairs: Víctor Pérez, Roberto Gallo
Microfluidic Generation of Lipid-stabilized Droplets as Artificial Cell ModelsRicardo García
Origami CD Fabrication ProtocolAna Cristina Corona
A Reactor-on-a-Chip for Cost-effective Synthesis of Gold NanoparticlesJosé Eric Ortiz
Automation of a Peptide-microarray-based Immunoassay on a Disc by a Wireless Electrolysis PumpFabián Romero
Parallel Session 2
11:00 – 13:00Nanotechnologies in Life Sciences
Chairs: Gaurav Chauhan, José Guillermo González Valdez
G4-PAMAM Dendrimer-HIV Peptide Complexes using Three-Dimensional Models of HIV-1 GP120 GlycoproteinRolando Rodriguez
miR31 and AuNP's in Colon CancerClara Ríos
Biogenic Metallic Nanoparticles. A nanometric trojan horse approach.David Medina
Gelatin-Methacryloyl Hydrogels Enriched with Viral Nano-Meshes Functionalized with Epidermal Gr- FactorIvonne González
A Versatile GelMA Bio-ink Engineered with Plant Nanoviral MeshesJorge Tavares
Centrifugal-spun wool fibrous structure: a novel 3D-scaffold for tissue engineeringSaeed Beigi
Parallel Session 3
10:30 – 13:00Advanced Nano-Materials and Nanophotonics
Chairs: Israel de León, Fernando Rodríguez, Alan Aguirre
Fabrication of Carbon-based Supercapacitors through Electrospinning of Partially Mixed SolutionsAlejandro Lujambio
Characterization of PVA based CNT Nanofibers for Electrochemical SensingPaloma Vilchis
Galvanostatic Electrodeposition of Silver Nanoparticles: Nucleation and Growth StudiesDiego Crespo
3D-printing Packed-bed Photoreactors for Higher Efficiency Chemical Synthesis and Water TreatmentChinmay Tiwari
Electrospinning Oxygen-less Polymers to Fabricate Carbon-based NanostructuresOsamu Katagiri
Diffraction assisted circular dichroism in 2D plasmonic metasurfaceApurv Chaitanya
High-Q Nanobeam Cavity on Silicon Nitride Platform Zeinab Jafari
Cobalt Nanohybrids for Optimization of Electrodes for Solar-driven Hydrogen GenerationAlma Paola
Venue: Varied per workshop
14:30 – 17:30W1LOC Devices PrototypingNumber of Participants: 8
Organizer and Instructor: Roberto Gallo (
Instructor: Alejandro Lujambio (
Location: Microfluidics Lab, CETEC Ground Floor
W2CD-Microfluidic Devices Prototyping Number of Participants: 8
Organizer and Instructor: Mehdi Aeinehvand (
Instructors: TBA
Location: Microfluidics Lab, CETEC Ground Floor
W3Cancer Nanotechnology: Cellular Nanovesicle Recovery from Cancer Cell LinesNumber of Participants: 25
Organizer: José González (,
Instructors: Javier Donoso (, Sergio Ayala (
Location: Enzimology Lab, Biotec 2nd Floor
W4Preparation of LiposomesNumber of Participants: 10
Organizer and Instructor: Daniel Guajardo
Location: Bioprocesses Lab, Biotec 1st floor
W5Electrospinning TechnologyNumber of Participants: 10
Organizer and Instructor: Daniel Guajardo, Katya Huesca
Location: Bioprocesses Lab, Biotec 1st floor

Wednesday October 23th, 2019

Poster Session and Closing Ceremony
Venue: Pabellón Carreta
8:45 – 11:30Poster SessionMore information on the table below
11:30 – 12:30Closing Ceremony
15:00 – 19:00Cultural visit MARCO Museum and Fundidora ParkMeeting Point: Pabellón Carreta, 15:00 hrs
Poster Sessions

Allotted timings for oral presentations: 15 min
Question and Answers: 5 min
Alan Alberto GuevaraResearch for the chemical synthesis of BSA nanoparticlesWPS-01
Sveidy VacaStudy of the Effect of Different Ni Thickness on the Diffusion of C-MEMS Based on Electrospun SU-8 and CNTWPS-02
Jesus Eduardo Contreras NaranjoRapid Determination of Dopamine at Electrochemically Activated Commercially Screen-Printed Carbon Electrodes Integrated with a 3D-printed Microfluidic PlatformWPS-03
Sarai Torres Torres DelgadoElectrified Lab-on-a-DiscWPS-04
Jorge Cruz-AngelesNano co-amorphous solid dispersion of simvastatin – nifedipine for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases
Main Area: Nanobiotechnology and Nanomedicine
Ana MurrietaMicrostructure of Polycrystalline Solids: A Brief Review from Methods in X-Ray Line Profile AnalysisWPS-06
Fausto AbrilModern Raman Spectroscopy Advances for Biomedical ApplicationsWPS-07
Estefania LunaCaracterización de los Mecanismos de Citotoxicidad Mitocondriales de Óxido de Grafeno en Células Ventriculares HipertróficasWPS-08
Sandra LaraElectroactive and non-electroactive molecule in-vitro detection using glassy carbon microelectrode arraysWPS-09
Shirley MoraGreen synthesis of silver nanoparticles using microalgae acclimated to high CO2WPS-10
Rodrigo Cue SampedroResearch on Structural and Optical Properties of Superlattice Tin/CrN Nanocoatings on glass via PVD sputteringWPS-11
Omar Nuñez CuacuasFabrication and Preliminary Characterization of Glassy carbon on Flexible substrate interdigitated supercapacitorWPS-12
Long Nguyen QuangFabrication of pyrolytic carbon microneedles by de-focused maskless lithographyWPS-13
Wendy OrtegaPreparation of electrospun fibers of Poly(L-lactide-co-D,L-lactide) with Na2Ti6O13, Ca3(PO4)2 and ZrO2 as a bioactive mesh.WPS-14
Héctor Eduardo Flores HernándezSurface modification of PLGA loaded resveratrol nanoparticles for the improved delivery of resveratrol in H9c2 cells induced by Ang II to hypertrophyWPS-15