Jorge Holguin

Jorge Holguin

Masters Students

Research Interests

Jorge Holguin’s research comprises the understanding, characterization, and integration of carbon nanostructures into electrical devices, using nanofabrication facilities available in the KAUST Cleanroom and SEM based techniques.


  • Licenciatura, Electromedical Engineering, Universidad La Salle Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico, 2012

Professional Profile

  • 2013-2014: Component Engineer, Honeywell, Chihuahua, Mexico
  • 2013: Product Design Intern, Honeywell, Chihuahua, Mexico
  • 2012: Research Laboratory Intern, Centro de Investigación en Materiales Avanzados (CIMAV), Chihuahua, Mexico

Scientific and Professional Memberships

  • Material Research Society (MRS) KAUST Student Chapter


  • KAUST Fellowship, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, 2014
  • Saint John Baptist De La Salle Medal Award, 2008-2012
  • Highest recognition from Universidad La Salle to an undergrad student. Chihuahua, Mexico, 2013
  • Saint Miguel Febres Cordero Medal Award, 2008-2012
  • Electromedical Engineering Best GPA: 9.6 out of 10. Chihuahua, Mexico, 2013

Non-KAUST Affiliations

Physical Sciences and Engineering (PSE)