Educational Background

Doctor of Engineering, 2018 – 2022                              

Universidad Panamericana, Guadalajara, México

Post-graduate program, Anthropology and Ethics, 2014 – 2015                  GPA: 3.83 (91%)

Universidad Panamericana, Guadalajara, México

Key Achievements/Honors/Awards:  

Graduated with honors, 2015

Master in Computer Science, 2009 – 2012                                                      GPA: 3.83 (95%)

Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Guadalajara, México
Thesis:  Visionless Interactions: Plataforma de aplicaciones para invidentes, 2012

Key Achievements/Honors/Awards: 

Graduated with highest honors, Academic Excellence Award, 2012

Extra activities:

Workshop speaker X Congreso Internacional de Sistemas Computacionales, 2010

Bachelor of Science in Computer Systems, 2003 – 2007                          GPA: 3.46 (90%)

Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Guadalajara, México

Key Achievements/Honors/Awards:

Graduated with honors, 2007 Best student 8th semester, 2007

Extra activities:

Workshop speaker IX Congreso Internacional de Sistemas Computacionales, 2007

Student Body President,

B.S Computer Systems,2006 – 2007

ACM Student Chapter Vicepresident, 2007

ACM Student Chapter President, 2006

ACM contestant, 2004 – 2007

Mundo Tec columnist, 2002 – 2003

Languages

  • Spanish (Native or billingual proficiency)
  • English (Native or bilingual proficiency, TOEFL ITP Score 650)

Experience

Universidad Panamericana, Guadalajara, México, November 2013 – Present

Research Assistant Professor

Roles:

Director, B.S Computer Graphics & Systems Engineering, March 2016 – Present

Head of the computing department, July 2014 – March 2016

Director UP Media Lab, Co-Founder, November 2013 – March 2016

Most recent publications:

SurfaceBrush: From Virtual Reality Drawings to Manifold Surfaces, ACM Transactions on Graphics, ISSN 0730-0301, 2019
Decentralization: The Failed Promise of Cryptocurrencies, IT Professional, ISSN 15209202, 2019
Predictive Tool for Planning the Scaling and Interference of Wireless Sensor Networks, Proceedings LATINCOM, ISBN 978-153866754-5, 2018
On the Characterization Strategy of a Voter Transition Method and Its Influence on Social Choice, IMEKO TC19, ISBN 978-151085122-1, 2017

Key Achievements/Honors/Awards:

First 100 developers using the Oculus Technology Speaker,

Computer Graphics in LA Panel, ACM SIGGRAPH, Los Angeles, USA, 2019 Invited professor,

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia, 2016

Speaker, Computer Graphics in LA Panel, ACM SIGGRAPH, Los Angeles, USA, 2016

ACM SIGGRAPH, Guadalajara Chapter, President, 2016 – 2018

Courses taught:

Algorithms Analysis and Design (1st Semester, 2015-1, All Engineering majors)

Advanced Programming (2nd Semester, 2015-2, All Engineering majors)

Object Oriented Programming (2nd Semester, 2014 – 2019, IAD-ISGC)

Data Structures (3rd Semester, 2014, IAD)

Multimedia & Computer Graphics (4th Semester, 2018 – 2019, ISGC)

Image Processing (5th Semester, 2016-1, IAD)

Seminar on Alternative Applications (6th Semester, 2014-2, IAD)

Augmented Reality (6th Semester, 2014 – 2017, IAD)

Human Computer Interaction (7th Semester, 2014 – 2019, IAD-ISGC)

Advance Computer Graphics (7th Semester, 2015, 2019 IAD-ISGC)

Artificial Intelligence for Videogames (8th Semester, 2014 – 2015, IAD)

Graphic Simulation (8th Semester, 2017-2, IAD)

Commercial and Social Projects:

VR Visualization, CES 2018 – Project leader and developer, 2017

Imagina AR/VR – Project leader and developer, 2015 – 2018

Ardita / Natura Xalli – Project leader, 2015 – 2016

Continental UX Cabin AR/VR – Technical leader, 2015

Editorial Umbral AR – Project leader, 2015

GU videogames – Project leader, 2014

ITESO Structure Lab and AR – Project leader, 2014

ACM, ACM SIGGRAPH, Professional Member, December 2013 – Present

ACM SIGGRAPH, Guadalajara Chapter, Co-founder, November 2013 – Present

ACM SIGGRAPH, Guadalajara Chapter, President, June 2016 – 2018

Speaker, +30 local, national and international conferences and workshops

IBM, Guadalajara, México, April 2008 – November 2013

Staff Software Engineer
Roles:

Global Team Lead and Developer for Rational CCB, 2013

Team Leader of the Academy Initiative, 2012 – 2013

Java/Eclipse Developer, 2012 – 2013

Installation Manager & PU Developer and L3 Support, 2011 – 2012

Build Engineering Technical Leader, Developer and Evangelist, 2008 – 2011

IBM – ITESM Ambassador, 2010 – 2013

RTC/BF Technical Speaker, 2008 – 2013

Technical Recruiter, 2008 – 2013

Key Achievements/Honors/Awards:

Promoted to IBM de México, 2012

IBM Top Technical Resource, 2012

IBM Top Talent, 2008 – 2012

Promoted to IBM SP Band 7, 2008

Promoted to IBM SP Band 6, 2007

Hildebrando, Guadalajara, México, December 2007 – April 2008

Software Engineer
Roles:

Build Engineer and Developer outsourcing for IBM, 2007 – 2008

Key Achievements/Honors/Awards:

Java Instructor for new talent

Quometrics, Guadalajara, México, December 2007 – April 2008

Chief Technology Officer

Roles:

CTO and Software Architect, 2007