José Martín Farfán Esponda

International Visiting Students


​Martín Farfán is a visitor student at the Photonics Laboratory in the Division of Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Science and Engineering (CEMSE) for the Photonics Summer Camp program. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Physics Engineering at Monterrey Institute of Technology in Mexico, in 2019. 

Research Interests

  • ​Underwater Wireless Optical Communications
  • Visible Light Communications


​2019: Bachelor’s degree in Physics Engineering, Monterrey Institute of Technology, Mexico

Professional Profile

​Research Intern, Photonics Laboratory at KAUST

Scientific and Professional Memberships

​Early Career Professional Member of the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE)


  • Globalinks Mitacs Research Internship Scholarship (2018)
  • Quantum Information Division Scholarship (2017)
  • Excellent grade award (fall 2014 and spring 2015)

KAUST Affiliations

​Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering (CEMSE) Division​