Félix Ramos

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My activities can be split in three: first concern my research activities, which have been focused towards design and implementation of distributed systems going from languages to cooperative work. Some of my main research projects include: the application of intelligent techniques to allocate request in a global information systems (like the WEB), and the study and implementation of cooperative systems, including virtual offices, generic platforms for 3D applications, and augmented virtual reality, today the resume of those projects are applied to GeDA-3D (Generic Distributed Architecture for 3 D applications) a platform useful to develop cooperative systems where a 3D interface can be useful. Finally in order to endow virtual creatures with autonomous human like behavior, since 6 years ago I started to do research in the area of cognitive architectures based on neuroscience evidence. Today, together with my team have some results of the progress of this cognitive architecture we called cuāyōllōtl (brain in nahuatl) in the motor system of virtual creatures. These activities have been mixed with teaching at master and PhD programs subjects related to Distributed Systems, cscw, coordination and planning aspects of complex distributed applications by means of agents and mobile agents.

Second part of my activities points towards the creation of work groups. From 1999 to 2009 I lead the research group in Computer Science at the CINVESTAV. From 1999 to 2002 I were president of computer chapter of IEEE in occident of Mexico. From 2000 to 2004 I organize the IEEE International Symposium on Advanced Distributed Systems in Guadalajara Mexico. In January 2001 I started the CDS (Centre of Software Development) at the CINVESTAV-GDL. Currently I lead two research groups. The first works on pervasive services, the second works on cognitive architectures. In the first are included researchers from ITESO, UAEM campus Toluca, UPSin, and ITAM, in the second researchers from UAEM campus Toluca, ITSON, UAG and UDG two campus.

Finally, the third part of my work is devoted to the industry in México. Some of this work includes the creation of a national lab on embedded systems for the car industry; the creation of a curricula for car embedded systems for CONTINENTAL. Also, the proposal and implementation of different software solutions for specific problems, for instance the creation of a knowledge base system for the Latin America Customs, A system for the government called “Mejora Regulatoria”, among different others. With Intel I have been working since 4 years ago proposing and creating material for help University lecturers to use Intel Architecture for embedded systems. Also participate in the organization of the first Mexico Copa Intel for embedded systems using the Atom architecture.

Studies

1994-1997 PhD Computer Sciences from Technology University of Compiègne France.
1992-1993 “Diplôme d’Etudes Approfondies” from Centre National d’Arts et Métiers de Paris in France.
1982-1984 Master of Sciences from the Center of Researches and Advanced Studies of the Polytechnic, Mexico City.
1979-1984 BS-c Electronic and Communication Engineering from Autonomous Metropolitan University, Mexico City.

Professional Experience

1997-Current Full time Professor Researcher at the Center of Advanced Researches and Advanced Studies of the Mexican Polytechnic, Guadalajara, jal. Mexico.
2005-2006 Invited professor at ESISAR of Grenoble Institute Polytechnic of Grenoble INPG in France
1999 -2005 Chief of the Computer Science Group at CINVESTAV-GDL
2001- 2007 Leading the Design Software Group of CTS at CINVESTAV-GDL
2000-2001 Invited as professor at the Ecole Centrale de Lyon, France to participate in an image indexing project.
Chair of the IEEE International Symposium on Advanced Distributed System in Mexico, 1th, 2nd 3th and 4th editions.
1998-1999 Leader of a Jira Project about a 3DVirtual Office.
Start the Project GeDA-3D a middleware useful to implement cooperative applications where a 3D interface is useful.
1999-1999 Invited Lecturer of Knowledge Discover at the Mathematic University of Costa Rica System 23th to 27th of April 1999.
1998 Chair of the workshop of Distributed Systems of the first Distributed System Winter School in Guadalajara Mexico 24- 27 November 1998.
1999-2006 Leading the Computer Science Group at CINVESTAV.
1996-1996 Assistant teacher at the University of Technology of Compiègne.
1989-1990 Full time Researcher at Statistic and Calculi Department from the Postgraduate College. México Estate, México.
1988-1989 Assistant Researcher, computer department of the Autonomous National University of Mexico.
1987-1988 Assistant researcher, Electronic Engineering Department of the Mexican Polytechnic Institute.

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