Visit of Maestro Juan Carlos Romero Hicks, Director General of CONACYT
- Released on Feb 17, 2010
Maestro Juan Carlos Romero Hicks, Director General of the National Council for Science & Technology of Mexico (CONACYT) along with a delegation including: Dr. Manuel Ontiveros, Dr. Silvia Alvarez, and Dr. Felipe Rubio of CIDESI visited Texas A&M University on Monday, February 15, 2010. Texas A&M invited Mtro. Romero Hicks to campus to receive the 2010 Lockheed Martin World Scholar-In-Residence Award. President Bowen Loftin, Dr. Jeffrey Seeman, Vice President for Research, and Mtro. Romero Hicks gave remarks at the lunch. In addition, Texas A&M and CONACYT signed a new student research agreement. Following the signing ceremony, Mtro. Romero Hicks and the delegation toured the CIDESI office space in Research Park and the Borlaug Center research facility. Deans and administrators attended the ceremonies for Maestro Romero Hicks.