Full Curriculum Vitæ (PDF)


2012 – 2017

PhD in Informatics

Concentration: Human-Computer Interaction

Minor: Visual Rhetoric and Information Design

Indiana University
School of Informatics, Computing, and Egineering
Dissertation: Delightful Interactive Systems: A Rhetorical Examination
Advisor: Erik Stolerman
Mentor: Marty Siegel


info i604 Human-Computer InteractionDesign Theory
info i544 Experience Design
info i690 Philosophy and Theory of Design
info i528 Participatory Design
ils z637 Information Visualization
cmcl c501 Introduction to Rhetoric and Public Culture
stat s520 Introduction to Statistics
info i501 Introduction de Informatics
info i502 Human-Centered Research Methods
info i790 Research Rotation I (Design Pedagoy for HCI)
info i790 Research Rotation II (Design Schemas and Diagrams for HCI)
fina g750 Independent Study (Fine Arts)
info i590 Data Visualization
info i690 HCI Seminar
info i590 Interaction Culture (audit)

2004 – 2007

MA in Information Design

University of the Americas Puebla
School of Design

2002 – 2004

MSc in Computer Science

Center for Research in Mathematics

1996 – 2002

BSc in Computer Science

Yucatan University
School of Mathematics

Professional and Teaching Experience

2017 – Present

Assistant Professor


  • ArtDes 115: Studio 2D
  • ArtDes 130: Methods of Inquiry
  • ArtDes 211: Sign and Symbol
  • ArtDes 333: Information Design
  • ArtDes 662: MDes Advising
2015 – 2017

Instructor of record


  • I400: Visual Design for User Experience
  • I300: Interaction Design
2006 – 2012


Iberoamericana University Puebla
BA in Interaction Design
Graduate Diploma in Digital Design

Course names and topics covered

  • Introduction to the Computational Paradigm (Introduction to programming for designers)
  • Communication and New Technologies (Introduction to Interaction Design)
  • Schematics (Information Design for interaction designers)
  • Hypermedia Design (Information Architecture)
  • Human-Computer Interaction (HCI at undergraduate level)
  • Graduate Studio I, II, and III (Communication Design and Interaction Design)

Activities as technical councilor

  • Assessment of academic programs (BA and Graduate Diploma)
  • Participation on curriculum design (BA and Graduate Diploma)
  • Vote on teaching and student affairs
2006 – 2012


University of the Americas Puebla
Bachelor in Information Design

Course names and topics covered

  • Electronic Image (Introduction to software for graphic design)
  • Information Architecture (IA foundations, ER diagraming, wireframing)
  • Web Design (UI foundations, HTML, CSS)
Fall 2007

Teaching Assistant

University of the Americas Puebla
MA in Information Design & BS in Computer Science

Course name and topics covered

  • Human-Computer Interaction (HCI foundations, prototyping, usability testing)
2012 – 2014

Research Assistant

Design Methods: How they are understood, selected, and used by practitioners
Indiana University Bloomington
NSF Grant #1115532 (uxdesignpractice.com)
PI: Erik Stolterman


  • Research on the development of competence in experience designers
  • Analysis about the role of knowledge sources on the professional practice
  • Study and develop of theory and methods to support experience designers
2007 – 2012

Coordinator of Communication

Department of Innovation and Information Services
University of the Americas Puebla Libraries


  • Design and administration of websites
  • In charge of communication and corporate identity design
  • Coordination of orientation course
  • Analysis and improvement of organizational climate
2000 – 2012

Freelance Designer

Tzek Design
Graphic and web design services


  • Logotype Design
  • Corporate Identity Design
  • Web Design and Front-End Development


Conference Papers

Workshop papers

Doctoral Consortium

Book Chapter

Conference Posters