M.Sc., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
University of California, Merced, CA, USA
Advisor: Stefano Carpin
2015 - 2018
B.Sc., Computer Systems Engineering
ITESO - Universidad Jesuita de Guadalajara, Mexico
2008 - 2013
Technical report topic: Path Planning in Vineyards
Summary: My project was about creating GPS waypoints from Satellite Imagery for a robot to follow through vineyards.
Research Interests: Robotic Algorithms, Navigation, Robot Motion Planning, Artificial Intelligence and Human-Robot Interaction.
Journal and Conference Publications
Research and Industry Experience
Graduate Student Researcher, University of California, Merced 2015 – 2018
UC Merced Robotics Lab, Robotics Algorithms, Path Planning and Map Merging.
Robotics Engineer, Inbright. May 2015 - August 2015
Path planning algorithms for drones to take pictures of crop fields to create a mosaic.
Software Engineering Intern, Intel Corporation Mexico, March 2013 - May 2013
Test INTEL graphic drivers.
Research Assistant, CINVESTAV, August 2011 - December 2011
Dynamic 2D map using a Kinect sensor (Smart Guide) in the Vision Laboratory.
Honors and Awards
UC Merced Miguel Velez(MV) Scholarship 2017 - 2018
UC MEXUS-CONACYT Doctoral Fellowships for Mexican Students 2015 - 2020
Teaching Assistant, University of California, Merced, January 2018 - May 2018
Introductory class of Robotics, CSE 180
Robotics: 3+ years of experience in ROS, ROS Navigation stack, MoveIt! Motion Planning Framework, Gazebo simulator, Coppelia Robotics V-REP, OpenRAVE IKFast solver, Mobile Robot Programming Toolkit(MRPT).
Mobile Robotics platforms: 3+ years in Clearpath Robotics Husky, Pioneer 3-AT.
Computing: 3+ years of experience in C/C++, Matlab, Java, Linux and embedded systems.
Scientific Software: MATLAB, LaTeX.
Languages: Proficient at Spanish and English.
Subversion: GitHub and Project Management