Gerardo Presbítero Espinosa


Research and Development Specialist

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Degree in Physics from the Faculty of Sciences, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), 2005. Master and PhD at the Trinity Center for Bioengineering – Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, 2006-2011. Development of bone microfractures due to fatigue and prevention of fractures in bones with osteoporosis. Postdoctoral research at Cinvestav Monterrey, Mexico, 2013-2015. Study of microfractures of human bones used as allografts (fatigue and fracture). Associate Professor in Biomaterials and Biomechanics, Faculty of Engineering, PUNTA-UNAM, Monterrey, Mexico, 2015-2018. Research in biomedical university collaboration projects with industrial and production companies. Researcher at the Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Center Telč, Czech Republic, 2018-2019. Study of bone microfractures with the use of X-ray computed tomography. Currently Professor-Researcher at the Center for Engineering and Industrial Development (CIDESI), Nuevo León headquarters. Prevention of fatigue fractures in biomedical and industrial materials through non-destructive testing, as well as tissue engineering.


  • Bone Biomechanics
  • Sports Biomechanics