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Optical engineer

Gerardo Avila, Mexican optical engineer.

Background

Avila, Gerardo was born on February 23, 1954 in Mexico City, Mexico. Son of Leoncio Avila and Estela Sobreanes.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Physics, National Autonomous University Mexico, Mexico City, 1977. Master of Business Administration in Optical Engineering, High School Optics, Orsay, France, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy, University Paris XI, Orsay, 1985.

Career

Assistant professor, faculty science National Autonomous University Mexico, Mexico City, 1977—1978, academy technician, center instrumentation, 1977—1978, professor optics, 1985—1986. Assistant professor High School Optics, Orsay, 1968—1983. Physicist, engineer European Southern Observatory, Garching, Germany, since 1986.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Scuba diving, sports.

Connections

Married Lilia Ruiz, September 28, 1979. Children: Geraldine, Axel.

father:
Leoncio Avila

mother:
Estela Sobreanes

spouse:
Lilia Ruiz

children:
Geraldine Avila

Axel Avila