Sandra Patricia Gonzalez Lopez

Alumni and Former Staff

​Ph.D. Student in Laquai group

Research Interests

​Perovskite Solar Cells, Charge Carrier Dynamics, Photophysics, Nanomaterials


  • M.Sc., Material Science and Engineering, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Saudi Arabia (2017)
  • B.Sc., Magna Cum Laude, Nanotechnology and Molecular Engineering, Universidad de las Americas Puebla (UDLAP), Cholula, Mexico (2014)

Professional Profile

  • 2017: Master directed research, Functional Nanomaterials Lab, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2015: Research intern, Laboratory for Carbon Nanostructures, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2013: Research intern, Center of Research and Technological Development in Electrochemistry S.C. (CIDETEQ), Queretaro, Mexico
  • 2013: Science exchange student, University of New Mexico (UNM), Albuquerque, United States
  • 2011-2012: Phytochemistry lab assistant, Universidad de las Americas Puebla (UDLAP), Cholula, Mexico

Scientific and Professional Membership

  • ​Materials Research Society (MRS)


  • ​Academic Excellence Scholarship – 100% Full scholarship (UDLAP, 2009-2014)

KAUST Affiliations

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

Research Interests Keywords

perovskites solar cells charge carrier dynamics photophysics nanomaterials