Curriculum Vitæ (PDF)

Education

2012 – 2017

PhD in Informatics

Concentration: Human-Computer Interaction

Minor: Visual Rhetoric and Information Design

Indiana University
School of Informatics and Computing
Advisor: Erik Stolerman
Mentor: Marty Siegel

Coursework

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 Experience

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

Activities

  • 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

Activities

  • 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

Designer

Tzek Design
Sole Proprietor

Expertise

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

Teaching Experience

2015 – Present

Instructor

Courses

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

Lecturer

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

Lecturer

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)

Publications

Conference Papers

Workshop papers

Doctoral Consortium

Book Chapter

Conference Posters

Magazine

Invited Talks

May 2, 2014

Creativity is a Myth

Workshop on Creative Transformation
Merida, Mexico
Presentation (Spanish)

October 2, 2013

Interaction Design and Sustainability

5th International Seminar on Sustainable Design Research
University of Tamaulipas
Tapico, Mexico
Presentation (Spanish)

April 25, 2012

"De chile, de mole, y de dulce:" Affairs about Design Thinking and Execution

CONATI 2012: National Conference on Industrial Technology
Technical University of Merida
Merida, Mexico
Presentation (Spanish)

October 15, 2009

Information Architecture and Strategic Design

UNARTE Art and Design Week 2009
Art Univervisity
Puebla, Mexico
Presentation (Spanish)

Workshops and Tutorials

November 7, 2014

Concepts and Tools for Designing Interactive Systems

MexIHC 2010: Mexican Conference on Human-Computer Interaction
San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Presentation (Spanish)

May 5, 2010

Of Design Thinking and a Couple of Sighs

Business Seminar 2010: Evolution of Business
Modelo University
Merida, Mexico
Presentation (Spanish)

Awards

Fall, 2010

Teaching Award

Iberoamericana University

Spring, 2007

Cum Laude

University of the Americas Puebla

Summer, 2005

Dean's List

University of the Americas Puebla

2002 – 2004

Postgraduate Excellence Scholarship

University of the Americas Puebla

2002 – 2004

Postgraduate Excellence Scholarship

CONACyT: Mexican Council of Science and Technology

Service

Undergraduate and Graduate Student Advising

Presented:
May 13, 2010

Information and Interaction Design of Pedagogical Material to support the CPR Course at UDLAP

by Roberto Razo Rodríguez
MA in Information Design

Presented: January 13, 2010

Designing a GUI for a Collaborative App for the iPhone

by José Iván Lagunas Velasco
BA in Information Design

Co-supervision

  • Hugo E. López Menéndez.
    Design of Pedagogical Material to Understanding Complex Information Phenomena for Children among 8 to 12 Years Old
    BA in Information Design. Presented: May 13, 2010
  • María Esperanza Dávila Coronado.
    Organization of Scientific Data for Communicating and Teaching
    MA in Information Design. Presented: January 14, 2010
  • Marcela Alcántara Infante, & Farah Rescalvo Sánchez.
    Creation of Visual Identity and Web for a Mexican Idependent Art and Design Collective
    BA in Information Design. Presented November, 2009
  • Carlos del Salto Carrera.
    Development of a Web-based Eco-Directory for Mexican Companies
    BA in Information Design. Presented: April 18, 2008
  • Paulina Loyo Mendoza.
    Mathematics for Children. Development of Pedagogical Material for Children from 6 to 10 Years Old
    BA in Information Design. Presented: May 6, 2005

Leadership

Fall, 2013 – Present

GISA: Graduate Student Association

Communication Officer
School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University

2001

ACM Student Chapter

President
School of Mathematics, Yucatan University

2000

ACM Student Chapter

Secretary
School of Mathematics, Yucatan University

Committees

2015

CLIHC 2015: Latin-American Conference on Human-Computer Interaction

Program Committee

2014

MexIHC 2014: Mexican Conference on Human-Computer Interaction

Student Design Contest Committee

2011

CLIHC 2011: Latin America Conference on Human-Computer Interaction

Scientific Committee
Poster Committee

2010

MexIHC 2010: Mexican Conference on Human-Computer Interaction

Organizing Committee

2008

Amigos 2008: Conference of the Mexican Institutions for Library Cooperation

Organizing Committee

2008

MexIHC 2008: Mexican Conference on Human-Computer Interaction

Organizing Committee

2002

Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence

Organizng Committee

2001, 2000

C3: Computer Science Conference

Organzing Committee

Peer Review

2016

CHI 2016: ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing

Paper Reviewer

2015

CLIHC 2015: Latin-American Conference on Human-Computer Interaction

Paper Reviewer

2014

CHI 2015: Conference on Human Factors in Computer Systems

Paper Reviewer

2014

DIS 2014: Conference on Design Interactive Systems

Poster Reviewer

2011

CLIHC 2011: Latin American Conference on Human-Computer Interaction

Paper Reviewer

2010

MexIHC 2010: Mexican Conference on Human-Computer Interaction

Student Design Contest Reviewer