Edgar Martínez García
Dr. Edgar A. Martínez García (PhD Eng) is an Assoc. Professor at the Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez, Mexico; founder and head of the Robotics Laboratory; and leader of the academic body of Mechatronics at the Institute of Engineering and Technology, since 2007. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Robotics Engineering from the University of Tsukuba, Japan (2005). He worked as Research Fellow at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (2005-2007), and subsequently worked as postdoctoral fellow at the Advanced Materials Research Center, Mexico (2007-2008). Prof. Martínez teaches several graduate and undergraduate courses such as Robotics, Robot Modeling and Control, Sensors and Actuators, Vision Systems, Scientific Computing, Vehicular Technology, and AI Robotics. He has supervised 100 theses including all levels PhD, master and undergraduate. He has published and registered numerous technical papers and patents. His academic interests are mathematical modeling and dynamic control of robots, sensing and actuating models in all modalities: terrestrial, aerial and aquatic; underactuated and hyper-redundant robot analysis, navigation control, self-reconfiguration, and simulation.