V.P. for Research, Postgraduate Studies and Continuous Education, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico
Professor Dr. Arturo Molina is Vicepresident of Research, Postgraduate Studies and Continuing Education of Tecnologico de Monterrey. Former Rector of Mexico City Metropolitan Area and General Director of Campus Ciudad de Mexico, Vicepresident of Research and Technological Development, and Dean of the School of Engineering and Architecture of Campus Monterrey. He was a visiting professor at UC Berkeley at Mechanical Engineering Department during his Sabbatical year. He received his PhD degree in Manufacturing Engineering at Loughborough University of Technology, England in July 1995, his University Doctor degree in Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University of Budapest, Hungary in November 1992, his M.Sc. degree and BSc. in Computer Science from Tecnologico de Monterrey, Campus Monterrey.
Professor Molina is member of the National Researchers System of Mexico (SNI-Nivel II), Mexican Academy of Sciences, Mexican Engineering Academy, Member of the IFAC Council, and member of IFIP WG5.12 Working Group on Enterprise Integration Architectures and IFIP WG 5.3 Cooperation of Virtual Enterprises and Virtual Organizations.
He has offered seminars and conferences in USA, Canada, Latin America and Europe and is in the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing and Annual Reviews in Control.
He has participated in the incubation of two technology-based companies at Tecnologico de Monterrey: IECOS - Integration Engineering and Construction Systems and ALBIOMAR.
His current research interests include concurrent engineering, technologies for rapid product design and manufacturing, enterprise integration engineering, technology management, and collaborative networked organizations.