Dr. Alfredo Weitzenfeld obtained his BS in Electrical Engineering from Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, MS in Computer Engineering and PhD in Computer Science both from the University of Southern California (USC). He is a Professor at the Computer Engineering Department at Mexico’s Autonomous Institute of Technology (ITAM). He is the director of the Biorobotics (CANNES) and Robotics laboratories where he directs the Eagle Knights RoboCup soccer teams at ITAM in the “Small-Size” and “Standard-Plaform” leagues. He has participated in various research projects funded by CONACYT (Mexico’s main research funding agency) and by international collaboration programs such as NSF-CONACYT, UCMEXUS-CONACYT, and LAFMI in the areas of robotics, neural networks and artificial intelligence. He is a member of Mexico’s National Research System (SNI) and organizing member of the Latin American Robotics Council. He is president and founder of the IEEE-RAS Mexico Robotics Chapter obtaining 2007 best chapter of the year award, and he also co-chairs the IEEE-RAS Standing Committee for Chapters and International Activities. He is an IEEE-RAS Distinguished Lecturer. He is the main author of book entitled The Neural Simulation Language NSL: A System for Brain Modeling (coauthors M. Arbib and A. Alexander) published in 2002 by MIT Press. He is also the author of the book entitled Object Oriented Software Engineering with UML, Java and Internet published in 2004 by Thomson (Cengage) Learning (in Spanish). He has developed the Neural Simulation Language (NSL), the Abstract Schema Language (ASL), and the Mobile Internet Robotics system (MIRO). He has published over 100 research papers. He has participated in the organization of diverse national and international conferences and robotics tournaments, including the Mexican Robotics Contest (CMR) and the Latin American Robotics Symposium (LARS). His areas of interest are robotics, including models of single and multiple biological inspired robotics (neuroethology) and experimentation with autonomous mobile robots.
A., Arbib, M.A, Alexander, A., 2002, The Neural Simulation
Language: A System for Brain Modeling, MIT Press (ISBN 0-262-73149-5).
||Weitzenfeld, A., 2004, Ingeniería de Software Orientada a Objetos con UML,
Java e Internet, Cengage (Thomson) Learning (ISBN 970-686-190-4)