Antonio Ramírez-Treviño was born in Monterrey, Mexico. He received the Ph.D. degree from the University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain, in 1993, and his M.Sc. degree from CINVESTAV, Mexico, in 1990. Currently, he is a Professor of Automatic Control at CINVESTAV, Guadalajara, Mexico. His research interests include the discrete-event systems, hybrid systems, and MEMS.