Victor's pic Víctor Ramos
IEEE Senior Member
Lecturer and researcher
UAM-Iztapalapa
México

Victor.Ramos@ieee.org

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Víctor Ramos Resume

Personal details

Gender : male
Date of birth: August 3rd, 1971
Place of birth: Estado de México, México
Present citizenship: Mexican
Current affiliation: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Iztapalapa, Mexico
e-mail : Victor.Ramos@ieee.org
homepage : http://victor.ramos.online.fr

Interests

Routing protocols for wireless ad hoc and mesh networks, RFID tag identification, provision of QoS on MANETs, performance evaluation of communication protocols and pricing wireless networks.

Education

sep/2004-dec/2004: Visiting the INRIA/IRISA ARMOR research team. Research subject: Multiclass pricing for DS-CDMA. Rennes, France.

2001-2004: PhD in Computer Science from the University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis, France. PhD Thesis: "Robust and Reliable Multimedia Transmission over the Internet". Advisors: Dr. Eitan Altman and Dr. Chadi Barakat.

1999-2000: Diplôme d'Études Approfondies (DEA) in Networks and Distributed Systems. Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis. Research internship: Queuing analysis of simple FEC schemes for IP Telephony. Advisors: Dr. Eitan Altman and Dr. Chadi Barakat. Mistral Reseach Team. INRIA Sophia Antipolis. The French DEA degree is the equivalent of the American Master's Degree.

1989-1994: Bachelor's Degree in Electronic Engineering and Communications. Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (UAM), México.

Leading positions

Mar/2007-Mar/2011: Head of the Electrical Engineering Department. Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (UAM), México.

Jan/2006-Mar/2007: Head of the Networking and Telecommunications Research Team. Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (UAM), México.

May/98-Ago/99: Bachelor's Electronics Engineering Studies Program Head. Electrical Engineering Department. Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (UAM), México.

Teaching experience

jan/2005--now: Metropolitan Autonomous University, Campus Iztapalapa, Mexico City, Mexico. Professor, Electrical Engineering Department. Teaching networking and communications courses for undergraduate and graduate students.

sep/1999-dec/2004: Got a permit from UAM-I to do a master's and a Ph.D. on Computer Science (Networking) at the University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis, France, within INRIA Sophia Antipolis.

apr/1997-sep/1999: Metropolitan Autonomous University, Campus Iztapalapa, Mexico City, Mexico. Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering Department. Taught advanced programming, networking, and communications courses for undergraduate students.

oct/1995-apr/1997: Metropolitan Autonomous University, Campus Iztapalapa, Mexico City, Mexico. Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering Department. Taught advanced programming, networking, and communications courses for undergraduate students.

Fall 2003 and spring 2004: Institut d'Etudes Avancés de l'Internet, Marseille, France. Teaching Assistant, teaching courses of voice over IP (VoIP) to graduate students.

Spring 2003: École Supérieure en Sciences de l'Informatique, Sophia Antipolis, France. Teaching Assistant, teaching courses of networks administration to undergraduate students.

sep/2000-dec/2001: Institut Eurécom Sophia Antipolis, France. Teaching Assistant, Corporate Networks Department. Lecture notes, and design of lab works of networking courses for graduate students with Profs. Ernst W. Biersack and Guillaume Urvoy.

Summers 97 and 98 : Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana and Universidad Autónoma de Puebla. Prepared and taught courses of Advanced Programming in Java for undergraduate and graduate students.

Working experience

Oct/1995-today: Lecturer and researcher, Electrical Engineering Department. Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (UAM), México.

Mar/93-Jan/94: Systems Administrator; Public Revenue Department; Mexico City, Mexico.

Students

Ph.D. students

  1. Salvador GONZÁLEZ-ARELLANO. PhD thesis: Optimization of mechanisms for information dissemination in vehicular networks. Started on August 26, 2013
  2. Emilio-Rafael OLVERA-OCHOA. PhD thesis: IEEE 802.11e in the presence of heterogenous traffic and network interfaces. Started on January 2013
  3. Carlos-Ernesto CARRILLO-ARELLANO. PhD thesis: Opportunistic network coding for Infrastructure Wireless Mesh Networks to improve TCP performance. Started on January 02, 2012
  4. Carlos RAMIREZ-PEREZ. PhD thesis: Socially-responsible coexistence of wireless networks. Started on January 02, 2012

Former Ph.D. students

  1. Leonardo-Daniel SANCHEZ-MARTINEZ. PhD thesis: Analysis of identification mechanisms on RFID networks. Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Mexico. Graduated on June 28, 2016 Currently with Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Campus Azcapotzalco, as a research associate.
  2. Rodrigo-Alberto VACA-RAMIREZ. Ph.D. thesis: Low Complexity Radio Resource Management for Energy Efficient Wireless Networks. Institute for Digital Communications, School of Engineering and Electronics. The University of Edinburgh, Scotland. Co-advised with John Thompson. Graduated on June 02, 2014. Currently with Nokia at Seattle, USA.

Masters students

  1. Sergio-Arturo ELIZALDE-HERNÁNDEZ. Working on Time Synchronization for Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks, UAM-Iztapalapa. Started on May 09, 2016.
  2. Nayeli-Lorena HERNÁNDEZ-SÁNCHEZ. Working on Assessing the QoE on Wireless Mesh Networks for Multimedia Traffic. UAM-Iztapalapa. Started on April 21, 2014. Co-advised with Ernesto CARRILLO.

Former Masters students

All theses are in Spanish at the exception of those authored by Rodrigo Vaca, Carlos Soria, and Iván Arribas

  1. Iván-Marino MARTÍNEZ-BOLÍVAR. Master thesis: Network selection on wireless LTE scenarios. (In Spanish) UAM-Iztapalapa. Graduated on September 02, 2015.
  2. Oscar LEDESMA-AVILÉS. Master thesis: Missing-tag detection for passive RFID systems. (In Spanish) UAM-Iztapalapa. Graduated on August 29, 2014. Co-advised with Leonardo SÁNCHEZ. Currently with AT&T, Mexico City.
  3. Azalia PATIÑO-CASTILLO. Master thesis: Impact of Handover Latency on Wireless Networks for Multimedia Applications. (In Spanish), UAM-Iztapalapa. Graduated on Jan 09, 2014
  4. Salvador GONZÁLEZ-ARELLANO. Master thesis: Analysis of the Loss Process of Broadcast Packets in IEEE 802.11p/WAVE Vehicular Networks. (In Spanish), UAM-Iztapalapa. Graduated on Aug 19, 2013
  5. Emilio Rafael OLVERA-OCHOA. Master thesis: Analysis of QoS mechanisms for multimedia applications in IEEE 802.11e. (In Spanish), UAM-Iztapalapa. Graduated on May 29, 2012.
  6. Carlos-Rafael SORIA-LOPEZ. Master thesis: Performance evaluation of VoIP over MANETs. Télécom Brétagne, France. Graduated on October 07, 2011. Co-advised with Nicolas Montavont.
  7. Carlos RAMIREZ-PEREZ. Graduated on September 27, 2011. Master thesis: Vertical Handover as an Analytic Hierarchy Process. (In Spanish), UAM-Iztapalapa.
  8. Carlos-Ernesto CARRILLO-ARELLANO. Graduated on September 12, 2011. Master thesis: Performance evaluation of routing protocols for infrastructure wireless mesh networks. (In Spanish), UAM-Iztapalapa, Mexico.
  9. Leonardo-Daniel SANCHEZ-MARTINEZ. Graduated on August 02, 2011. Master thesis: Tag estimation for RFID networks. (In Spanish), UAM-Iztapalapa, Mexico.
  10. Carlos-Guillermo GUADARRAMA-GONZALEZ. Graduated on May 20, 2011. Master thesis: Network coding on wireless networks. IIMAS, UNAM, Mexico. Co-advised with Javier Gómez. (In Spanish). Now CEO at Autochilango.com
  11. Rodrigo-Alberto VACA-RAMIREZ. Graduated on September 2009. Master thesis: Handing Multiple Communications Sessions in a Heterogeneous Network Environment. Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. Co-advised with Erik G. Ström and Mohammad Reza Gholami. He got his Ph.D. from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland on June 2014.
  12. Karen-Samara MIRANDA-CAMPOS. Graduated on January 29, 2009. Master thesis: Performance evaluation of playout delay control algorithms for VoIP. (In Spanish), UAM-Iztapalapa, Mexico. Now at UAM-Cuajimalpa, Mexico City, as a Visiting Professor.
  13. Iván Arribas Alonso. Graduated on July 2001. Master thesis: Open-loop streaming Near-VOD client. Institut Eurécom, Sophia Antipolis, France. Co-advised with Ernst Biersack.

Refereed publications

For a list of publications click here.

Computing skills

Programming languages : Java (highly experienced), C++, Pascal, Eiffel, Ada.
Symbolic and Numerical Computing : Mathematica, Maple, Matlab.
Operating Systems : Any sort of Unix and Windows.

Spoken languages

Spanish : native
French : excellent. Certificates: DELF 2nd degree cover, back.
English : very good.

References

References are available on demand.