Prof. Eusebio Juaristi
was born in Querétaro (México) in 1950 and studied Chemistry at Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey (B. Sc.) and at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill (Ph. D.).
Following postdoctoral stays in the University of California-Berkeley and Syntex, California, he returned to Mexico in 1979, to the Chemistry Department of CINVESTAV-IPN, where he is currently
Emeritus Professor of Chemistry. He has been Visiting Professor at the ETH-Zurich (1985-1986 and 1992-1993), UC-Berkeley (1999-2000), and RWTH-Aachen (2013).
In 1998 he received Mexico’s Presidential Medal of Science and in 2006 he became a member of El Colegio Nacional, highest academic distinction in Mexico.