News

January 2017
CONACYT Press: ¿Cuál es el costo energético de las nuevas tecnologías?. Read report here!

October 2016
CONACYT Press: Apoya Conacyt automatización inteligente de industria alimentaria. Read report here!

August 2016
CONACYT Press: Destaca talento mexicano en RoboCup 2016. Read report here!
CONACYT Press: Fabrican seguidor solar de bajo costo. Read report here!

March 2016
CONACYT Press: ¿Cómo controlar el gasto de energía eléctrica en una empresa?. Read report here!

February 2016
CONACYT Press: Hacia la primera universidad sustentable de México. Read report here!

December 2015
CONACYT Press: Diseñan silla de ruedas robótica. Read report here!

October 2015
CONACYT Press: Patenta UP plantilla de zapato vibratoria para orientar a débiles visuales. Read report here!

June 2011
Workshop on Assistive devices at AMCA’s 2011 Summer School on Biomedical Systems, San Luis Potosi, Mexico.

April 2011
CIIECC 2011: 2011 Iberoamerican Conference on Electronics Engineering and Computer Science will be held at the university campus. (Organized by the MCS lab, the faculty of engineering and Universidad Panamericana).

February 2011
Plenary talk: Avances en Tecnologías de Asistencia y Rehabilitación at IEEE Summer School on Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Cuernavaca Morelos, Mexico.

September 2010
MCS lab Professors R. Velázquez, C. Delgado, J. Varona, and C.A. Gutierrez are now members of the National System of Researchers (SNI) of CONACYT.

March 2010
MCS lab welcomes Asso. Prof. Carlos Delgado. His work in Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, and Virtual Agents will reinforce our activity in Intelligent Systems.

October 2009
MCS lab On-Shoe Tactile Display project appeared on IEEE Spectrum Online. Read report here!

April 2009
1.-Plenary talk: Robótica de Asistencia a Discapacidades Físicas: Pasado, Presente y Futuro at the Primera Reunión de Ingeniería Electrónica y Tercer Concurso de Minirobótica, Huajuapan de León, Oaxaca, Mexico.

2.-Invited talk: Avances del Prototipo de Plantillas Inteligentes para Apoyar la Orientación y Movilidad de las Personas Ciegas at the Semana Estatal de la Discapacidad Visual 2009, Monterrey, Mexico.

October 2008
1.-SENIE 2008: 4° Semana Nacional de Ingeniería Electrónica will be held at the university campus. (Organized by the MCS lab, the faculty of engineering and the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana – Azcapotzalco).

2.-Robot IVWAN at exhibition at the 15° Semana Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología, Museo Descubre, Aguascalientes.

3.-Plenary talk: Recolección y Conversión de Energía en la Microescala at the 4° Semana Nacional de Ingeniería Electrónica (SENIE’08), Aguascalientes, Mexico.

4.-Plenary talk: Microscale Alternative Energy Sources at the Mexico Electronics and Embedded Developers Forum (MexEEdev), Guadalajara, Mexico.

November 2007
1.-Sponsored by the state government of Aguascalientes, CONCYTEA (Consejo de Ciencia y Tecnología del Estado de Aguascalientes) and CONACYT, the MCS lab and the faculty of engineering host the 13º Simposio de Investigación y Desarrollo Tecnológico at the university campus.

2.- Prof. Edwige Pissaloux from ISIR-Institut des Systèmes Intelligents et de Robotique, Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris, France) will visit the lab and the university from Nov 14th to Nov 16th.

October 2007
1.- Robots Enyo and Connor at exhibition at the 14° Semana Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología, Museo Descubre, Aguascalientes.

2.- The MCS lab participates in Connecting’07: World Design Innovation Congress (San Francisco, CA) with a talk on human factors, ergonomics and interaction for the blind and visual impaired.

3.- Plenary talk: Diseño de Interfases Hombre-Máquina: Integración de Visión Artificial y Percepción Táctil Humana para la Navegación de Invidentes y Deficientes Visuales at the 3° Semana Nacional de Ingeniería Electrónica (SENIE’07), UAM-Azcapotzalco, Mexico city.

July 2007
The lab organizes the mini-symposium “New Actuators and Mechanisms” collocated with the 9th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics in San Francisco, CA.

May 2007
Plenary talk: Design and Innovation in Robotics at INNOVA’07: Design and Innovation International Congress, Aguascalientes, Mexico.

October 2006
Plenary talk: Haptic and Tactile Interfaces for Virtual Environments at IVEVA’06: International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Environments and Virtual Agents, Aguascalientes, Mexico.