Honors and Distinctions.
1.- To deliver a lectura by invitation in the conference "Alternative Energies", held in Cicata Legaria, Mexico DF, September 2015, Organizer Dr Edilso de la Reguera.
2.- To have taught a course by invitation "Photocatalytic Reactors", in Faculty of Chemistry, Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Mexico, during one week, 25 hours, July 6 – 10, 2015, in the Centro Conjunto de Investigacion en Quimcia Sustentable UNAM- UAEM", Toluca, Edo de Mexico,
3.- Benito Serrano Rosales, "Photocatalysis to produce hydrogen". October 21, 2014, 8 AM, Keynote Lecture 0302, Canadian Society of Chemical Engineering, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.
4.- Co-organize the special session to honor Dr. Serge Kaliaguine, in the conference, "Canadian Society of Chemical Engineering", Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada., October 19 – 22, 2014.
5.- Guest editor of the special number of International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering to honor Dr. Serge Kaliaguine, from November 2015 to March 2016.
6.- To receive the level 9 out of 9 in the Program of Motivation to Professors in UAZ in 2015 and 2014, 8 out of 9, in 2013, 8 out of 9 in 2012, 8 out of 9 in 2011, consecutively during the years 2010, 2009, 2008,2007, 2005. Since 1990 I have been awarded with the maximum levels or the immediate inferior.
7.- National Researcher, Level II of the National System of Researchers in Mexico (SNI), since January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2017.
8.-Join the International Journal of Chemical Reaction Engineering (IJCRE) Advisory Board for a 5 year term. I was invited by Dr. Hugo de Lasa, Editor in Chief. March 2013
9.- Professor PROMEP, awarded with the distinction of "Desirable Profile", for 6 years, from 2015 to 2021, 3 years feom 2012, and awarded with this distinction since 2002.
2.- Miembro del comité tutoral del estudiante de doctorado, Raul Alejandro Luna Sanchez, de la UASLP. Until december 2014
10.- To be invited to deliver a keynote lecture in the conference First Latino American Congress of Photo Catalyisis in Morelia Michoacan, Mexico, September 25-28, 2012. Benito Serrano Rosales, Jesus Moreira del Rio and Hugo de Lasa, "Efficiencies of the reactor Photo - CREC Water II using six photocatalysts during the degradation of phenol" September 28, 2012, First Latino American Congress of Photo Catalyisis in Morelia Michoacan, Mexico.
11.- To be invited to deliver a lecture in the Workshop of Artificial Photo – Synthesis, Mexico D. F., September 17 -18, 2012.
Salvador Escobedo Salas, Benito Serrano Rosales, Hugo de Lasa, "Produccion de H2 mediante Fotocatalisis Heterogenea", september 18, 2012, Workshop of Artificial Photo – Synthesis, Mexico D. F.
12.- Benito Serrano Rosales, "Reactores Fotocataliticos con Diferente Escala y con Fotocatalizadores Novedosos para la Descontaminacion del Agua" Congreso Nacional de Investigacion Cientifica Basica, Casos de Éxito, CONACYT, Convocatorias 2006 y 2007,.Can Cun QR, 21-23 de Noviembre de 2012.
13.- To be invited to deliver a keynote lecture in the conference AMIDIQ – 2012, in San Jose de los Cabos, Mayo 1 -4, 2012
Moreira del Rio Jesus, Serrano Rosales Benito, de Lasa Hugo, "A Unified Kinetic Model for Phenol Photodegradation over TiO2 Photocatalyst", Keynote lectura, XXXIII Encuentro Nacional y II Congreso Internacional de la Academia Mexicana de Investigacion y Docencia en Ingenieria Quimica, Sal Jose del Cabo BCS, 03 de Mayo de 2012.
14.- Chairman in the the Special Sesions in honor of Hugo de Lasa, in the 61 Conference of the Canadian Society of Chemical Engineers (61-CSChE), held in October 2011.
15.- Evaluador de la ANUIES, IPYCYT, SLP, November 2011, by invitation.
16.- To be invited to be guest editor of the special issue of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, to Honor Dr. Hugo de Lasa due his 65 anniversary, March 24, 2009.
17.- National Researcher, Level I of the National System of Researchers in Mexico (SNI), since January 1, 2010 to December 31, 2013.
18.- To be invited to be Associate Editor of Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy, an official publication of AICHE., April 2009.
19.- To participate in the commissions of CONACYT to determinate about economical support to the proposals under the convocations 2008, 2009, 2010, Basic Science, in order to give them or not the grant.
20.- To participate as co editor of the Volume 36 of Advances in Chemical Engineering: Photocatalytic Technologies. Elsevier., October 2008.
21.- To be referee in the reviewing of papers sent by the reviews: International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering., Revista Colombiana de Química, Energies, Materials, etc. 2008.
22.- To be evaluator of projects and reports about advances of projects of CONACYT, Fomix, etc, 2008
23.- To be invited to give a lecture in several univesities national and international: La Universidad del Mar, in Puerto Angel Oaxaca México., Universidad of Tennessee campus Chatanooga. USA, La Univ. Autonomade San Luis Potosí, CIDETEQ, in Queretaro, Mexico, etc. 2008.
24.- Co Advisor of a master student, Alicia Alonso Alvarez, in her thesis, and jury in the master exam, in Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosi, Mexico. (UASLP), 2007.
25.- To be reviewer of a doctoral thesis of one student in UNAM, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico. Sayra Lissette Orozco Cerros. 2009
26.- To receive the level 5 out of 5 in the Program of Motivation to Profesors, consequtively during the years 2010, 2009, 2008,2007, 2005. Since 1990 I have been awarded with the maximum levels or the inmediate inferior.
27.- To be co advisor of several students in their doctoral thesis, in the University of Western Ontario: Jesus Moreira del Rio, Salvador Escobedo Salas, Juan Manuel Garcia Hernandez, Enrique Salaices Arredondo, 2009.
28.- Professor PROMEP. Awarded by the Mexican Government from February 3, 2006 to February 2, 2009. And from February 3, 2009 to February 2, 2013.
29.- Invited to give a lecture asKeynote Speaker in the event: Foro Regional de la Calidad del Agua", Celaya Gto, Mexico, By the Instituto Mexicano de Ingenieros Quimicos, October 27, 2006.
30.- Invited to give a Lecture as Keynote Speaker in the event: Primer Simposio IMIQ – Fac. De Quimica, Universidad de Guanajuato, Instituto Tecnológico de Celaya, November 10, 2006.
31.- National Researcher, Level I of the National System of Researchers in Mexico (SNI), since January 1, 2006 to December 31, 2009.
32.- National Program of Incentive to the Academic Productivity, with level eight. Incentive awarded for the year 2005. Tenured member in the program since 1990.
33.- Visiting professor in the University of Western Ontario, London Ontario Canada, since October 2005 to September 2010
34.- Professor PROMEP. Awarded by the Mexican Government since December 2002 to December 2005.
35.- Elected member of the Executive Committee of the Mexican Academy of Research and Teaching in Chemical Engineering. May 15, 2003.
36.- National Researcher, Level I of the National System of Researchers in Mexico, since July 1, 2002.
37.- National Program of Incentive to the Academic Productivity, with level nine, maximum level. Incentive awarded for the years 2002 and 2003, 2004 and 2005. Tenured member in the program since 1990.
38.- Special recognition for achieving top teaching scores in student evaluations to professors of the Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas. Assessments covered reliability in duties, knowledge in the subjects taught and dedication to the job. Date: March 1, 2001
39.- Member of theTeaching in the Executive Committee of the Mexican Academy of Research and Teaching in Chemical Engineering. May 3, 2001
40.- Fellowship of The American Chemical Society and The Mexican Academy of Science to develop a Summer Research Stay in The University of Toledo, USA. Summer 2000. The host was Dr. Martin Abraham, Department of Chemical Enineering.
41.- Nomination as Candidate to National Researcher by The National System of Researchers in México. 1 de Julio de 1999.