Daniel Corzo

Alumni and Former Staff

Ph.D. Student in Baran group

Research Interests

​Crystallization and characterization of perovskite materials for solar cell fabrication. The aim is to improve current fabrication techniques as well as finding new ways to manufacture optoelectronic devices.


  • ​B.Sc. Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico, 2013

Professional Profile

  • 2014-2015: Commercial & Technical Assistance Engineer, Magnesita Refratarios,  Belo Horizonte, Brazil/Monterrey, Mexico
  • 2013-2014: Manufacturing & Materials Engineer, Federal Mogul, Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
  • 2012-2013: Critical Facilities Engineering Intern, Hewlett Packard, Mexico City, Mexico

Scientific and Professional Membership

  • Project Management Institute (PMI)


  • Hult Prize at KAUST, 2016 – 2nd Place
  • Hult Prize London Regional Finals Participant
  • KAUST STEAM Entrepreneurship Challenge – 1st place

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​KAUST Solar Center (KSC)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

​Energy photovolatics Sustainable development Manufacture Entrepreneurship & Innovation