Education


  1. PhD in Computer Science, 2012

University of Bristol. Faculty of Engineering. Bristol, UK.
Thesis:
Efficient Monocular SLAM by Using a Structure-Driven Mapping



  1. Master in Computer Science, 2007 (Best Student)

Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica Óptica y Electŕonica.

Computer Science Department. Puebla, Mexico.
Thesis:
Object Tracking by using a new foveal vision approach



  1. BSc. in Computer Science. 2004. (Highest Honours: Cum Laude)

Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla. Puebla, Mexico.
Thesis:
System for the Visualisation of Digital Medical Images



Languages (3)


  1. Spanish (Native Speaker)


  2. English (Full Professional Proficiency/Lived in the UK for 7 years)


  3. German (Beginner)


Work Experience (8)


  1. Principal Researcher B (Associate Professor)

Computer Science Department
Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica Óptica y Electrónica (INAOE)
August, 2020 - [present]



  1. Principal Researcher A (Associate Professor)

Computer Science Department
Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica Óptica y Electrónica (INAOE)
August, 2017 - July, 2020



  1. Associate Researcher C (Assistant Professor)

Computer Science Department
Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica Óptica y Electrónica (INAOE)
November, 2014 – July, 2017



  1. Post-Doctoral Research Associate

Computer Science Department
University of Bristol
April, 2014 - October, 2014 2014



  1. Post-Doctoral Research Assistant

Computer Science Department
University of Bristol
August, 2012 - March, 2014



  1. Software Consultant

University of Bristol
May-July, 2012



  1. Research Assistant

Computer Science Department
University of Bristol
Funded by SAMSUNG Electronics.

May, 2011 - April, 2012



  1. Teaching Assistant

Computer Science Department
University of Bristol
Spring and Winter term 2008, Winter term 2011



  1. Lead Software Developer

Computer Vision Laboratory
Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica Optica y Electrónica (INAOE)
Participation in the following projects:



    1. Vision System to measure the behaviour of the mexican fruit fly


    2. Optoelectronic Fire Director System - Garfio 2.0.

April, 2006 – July, 2007




Research Visits (4)


  1. University of Bristol. Faculty of Engineering, with Dr. Andrew Calway. October 6th – 15th, 2017. Bristol, United Kingdom.


  2. University College London. Department of Computer Science, with Dr. Simon Julier. July 5th- 10th, 2016. London, United Kingdom.


  3. University of Chile. Advanced Mining Technology Center, with Dr. Javier Ruiz-del-Solar. June 4th – 18th, 2016. Santiago, Chile.


  4. University of Bristol. Faculty of Engineering, with Dr. Walterio Mayol Cuevas. November 9th – 20th, 2015. Bristol, United Kingdom.



Participation in Scientific International Events (5)


  1. Participation as Team Leader of the Mexican QuetzalC++ Team in the IROS 2017 Autonomous Drone Racing competition. Vancouver, Canada. September, 2017.


  2. Participation as Team Leader of the Mexican QuetzalC++ Team in the International Micro Air Vehicle Conference and Competition (IMAV) 2017, Toulouse, France. September, 2017.


  3. Participation as Team Leader of the Mexican QuetzalCuauhtli Team in the International Micro Air Vehicle Conference and Competition (IMAV) 2016, Beijing, China. Octubre, 2016


  4. Participation as Team Member of the Mexican Markovito Team in the Robocup 2016, @home Category of Service Robots. Leipzig Alemania. June 30th – July 4th, 2016.


  5. Presentation of the work “Algorithm for dominant planes recognition suitable for smart cameras” in the 5th Workshop on the Architecture of Smart Cameras. University of Bourgogne Franche-Comté. Dijon – France. July, 2016



Participation in Scientific National Events (4)


  1. Participation as Team Member of the INAOE Team in the Autonomous Mini racing. Instituto Politenico Nacional. Mexico City, Mexico. April, 2017.


  2. Participation as Team Leader of the QuetzalC++ Team in the Mexican Tournament in Robotics 2017, Autonomous Drone Category – Advanced Level. Colegio Cristobal Colon de la Universidad la Salle. Mexico City, Mexico. March, 2017


  3. Participation as Team Leader of the Markovito Team in the Mexican Tournament in Robotics 2016, @home Category of Service Robots. Universidad Politécnica de Victoria. Cd. Victoria, Tamaulipas. March, 2016.


  4. Participation as Team Leader of the Markovito Team in the Mexican Tournament in Robotics 2015, @home Category of Service Robots. Facultad de Estudios Superiores de la Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico. Mexico City, Mexico. March, 2016.



Organiser in International Scientific Events (5)


  1. Track Chair – Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence. Ensenada, Mexico. November, 2017.


  2. Chair - International Workshop on Vision and Control for Autonomous Drones. Puebla, Mexico. February, 2017.


  3. Poster Chair - International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR). Merida, Mexico. September, 2016.


  4. Chair - Taller ICT for a Brighter Future – Present Solutions to Pressing Problems: Case LAC-EU. Puebla, Mexico. October, 2015.


  5. Chair - British Machine Vision Student Workshop. Bristol, UK. September, 2013.



Memberships to Scientific Organisations (6)


  1. Royal Society-Newton Adavanced Fellowship in the UK, (2015-2018).


  2. Member of the National System of Researchers in Mexico, Level C (2017-2019).


  3. IEEE Member, number 92209728.


  4. Junior Member of the Mexican Computing Academy.


  5. Numeray Member of the Mexican Robotics Federation.


  6. Member of the Research Network on Applied Computational Intelligence in Mexico.