Ramiro Velázquez Guerrero

Ramiro Velázquez



Vice President for Research
SNI level: 1

Universidad Panamericana
Mechatronics and Control Systems Lab.
Aguascalientes, Ags., MEXICO
Tel: (+52) 449-910-6200 ext 7304
email: rvelazquez [at] up [dot] edu [dot] mx



2002 – 2006: Ph.D. Mechanics and Robotics (Université Paris 6, France)

Lab: Laboratoire de Robotique de Paris (now ISIR)

1999 – 2000: MSc Control Engineering (INSA de Lyon, France)

Lab: Laboratoire d’Automatique Industrielle (now Ampère)

1994 – 1999: BSc Electronics Engineering (Universidad Bonaterra, Mexico)



Full list here

Research topics

Assistive robotics
Haptics and tactile displays
Human-computer interaction
Human perception


I’m in charge of all the activity concerning assistive robotics.
Some of our proyects can be found here.

Relevant media coverage

BBC Horizons
IEEE Spectrum (same news in Russian!)
CONACYT Press: News 1, News 2, News 3
CBS news


Undergraduate: Mechanics of Robotics, Control Engineering I, Control Engineering II
Graduate: Modern Control, Digital Image Processing, Computer Vision


Editorial Board Member: International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems. Topic – Medical Robotics (since 2013)
Associate editor: International Journal on Measurement Technologies and Instrumentation Engineering (IJMTIE) (since 2010)
Guest editor: Special Issue on Assistive and Rehabilitation Robotics, Applied Bionics and Biomechanics
Guest editor: Procedia Technology, Vol. 3, Elsevier.
Guest editor: Special Issue on Advances in Computer Science and Electronic Systems, Research in Computing Science (RCS)

Main reviewer appointments

A. Granting organisms

European Commission
Technology Foundation STW (The Netherlands)
CONACYT (Mexico)

B. Journals

ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems
Advances in Robotics & Automation
Applied Bionics and Biomechanics
Applied Sciences

Educational Research and Reviews
IEEE Sensors Journal
IEEE Transactions on Haptics
IEEE Transactions on Robotics
IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics
IET Science, Measurement & Technology

International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems
International Journal of Image and Graphics
Journal of Electrical Engineering and Electronic Technology
Journal of Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies Engineering
Journal of Sensor Technology
Latin American Applied Research
Przeglad Elektrotechniczny
Robotics and Autonomous Systems
Universal Access in the Information Society

Current collaborations

Prof. Edwige Pissaloux (Université de Rouen & UPMC)
Prof. Aimé Lay-Ekuakille, Prof. Ivan Giannoccaro (Università del Salento)
Prof. Miguel Carrasco (Universidad Adolfo Ibañez)

Dr. Pedro Rodrigo, Dr. Jorge Varona, Dr. Eduardo Haro, Dr. Mario Acevedo (UP), Dr. Carlos A. Gutiérrez (UASLP)

Last updated: 19.12.2016