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Education

PhD in Computer Science. University of Delaware, Delaware, USA

MS. in Computer Science. Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica Óptica y Electrónica (INAOE), Puebla, México

BCS. In Computer Systems. Universidad de Guadalajara, Jalisco, México

Positions

2013 - Present Assistant Professor, University of New Mexico

2012 - 2013 Postdoctoral researcher at the University of Delaware Supervisor: Dr. Michela Taufer

2007 - 2012 Student research assistant at University of Delaware Project: DAPLDS, Newark, Delaware. Supervisor: Dr. Michela Taufer

Jun 2010 - Sep 2010 Summer research intern at IBM T.J. Watson (Hawthorne) Project: Galapagos - Performance discovery for multi-tier business applications. Manager: Dr. Birgit Pfitzman, Mentor: Dr. Nikolai Joukov

2006 Student research assistant at University of Texas at El Paso. Project: DAPLDS, El Paso, Texas. Supervisor: Dr. Michela Taufer

2005 Software Developer at INAOE's Vision Lab. Project: Optoelectronic system Garfio 2, and YAOIMATI war game simulator, Puebla, Mexico Supervisor: Dr. Leopoldo Altamirano

2001 - 2002 Software Developer at the General hospital of Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico

Publications

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Invited Talks

  • Reengineering high-throughput molecular datasets using MapReduce. Imperial College of London, June 2012. Announcement

Awards and Scholarships

  • Frank A. Pehrson Graduate Student Achievement Award in Computer and Information Sciences. Monetary award given annually to one CIS graduate student in recognition of outstanding performance and future potential in the field. Newark, Delaware, May 2012 Picture after the ceremony
  • University Graduate Fellow Award, academic year Sep 2010- May 2011.
  • Second place at the SC09 Student Scientific Programming Contest, Portland OR, 2009
  • Lauri Pfeffer Shinn memorial award. Computer and Information Sciences University of Delaware 2009. Given annually to a women CIS student in recognition of contributions to the CIS department and/or academic success (pictures)
  • Conacyt fellowship (four year fellowship from the Mexican government) for graduate studies in U.S.A., September 2006 – August 2010
  • Conacyt fellowship (two year fellowship from the Mexican government) for graduate studies in Mexico, September 2002 – August 2004
  • Outstanding student of the superior education system of the Universidad de Guadalajara. Major in computer systems. Class of 2001, Jalisco, Mexico, 2001 (This award is given to the Top-3 students of the class )
  • Outstanding student of the high education system of the Universidad de Guadalajara. Class of 1997, Jalisco, Mexico, 1997 (This award is given to the Top-3 students of the class )

Professional Affiliations

  • ACM - Association for Computing Machinery (2008)
  • AWIS - Association for Women in Science (2008)
  • IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (2009)
  • LiC - Latinas in Computing (2009)