Horacio Ahuett Garza, Ph.D.

Horacio Ahuett Garza, Ph.D.

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Horacio Ahuett Garza is a professor and researcher of the School of Engineering and Sciences at Tecnológico de Monterrey, with an appointment in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Campus Monterrey. Dr. Ahuett is also the leader of the Automotive Consortium Focus Group of this Institution. His lines of interest are the design of machines and mechatronic systems, particularly applied to manufacturing applications, and he teaches courses in Machine Design and Precision Engineering.  Among the specific topics of his research include: advanced design techniques for the configuration of high speed–high accuracy mechatronic machines, deep learning applied to the design of mechanical components fabricated with additive manufacturing techniques, and machine behavior diagnostics through analysis of data in the cloud.

Dr. Ahuett is a member of CONACYT National System of Researchers (SNI), level 2. He is also a member of the Mexican Academy of Sciences. He is author and co-author in over 80 scientific or technical publications and book chapters. He is listed as co-inventor in 4 patents, and CONACYT credits him with 3 technological developments. Dr. Ahuett holds a Ph.D. and a M.Sc. from The Ohio State University, which he obtained in 1996 and 1992, respectively. Prior to that, he obtained a B.S. in electro-mechanical engineering at ITESM Campus Monterrey.

Among his previous appointments, Dr. Ahuett was chairman of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Monterrey (2008-2014). He was also director of the Center for Manufacturing Systems at ITESM, Campus León (1999-2000). From 1987 to 1990, Dr. Ahuett worked at Fabricación de Máquinas S.A. (FAMA) of Grupo Vitro, in the Machinery Division.

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PUBLICATIONS


Indexed Publications

Orta-Castañón, P., Urbina-Coronado, P., Ahuett-Garza, H., Hernández-de Menéndez, A., & Morales-Menéndez, R.. Social Collaboration Software for Virtual Teams: Case Studies. International Journal on Interactive Design and Manufacturing. Alemania. pp: 1-10. January . 2017. [2017-131272]

Urbina-Coronado, P., Ahuett-Garza, H., Baba-Sundaresan, V., & Morales-Menéndez, R.. Development of an Android OS Based Controller of a Double Motor Propulsion System for Connected Electric Vehicles and Communication Delays Analysis . MATHEMATICAL PROBLEMS IN ENGINEERING. India. pp: 1-15. January . 2015. [2015-85233]

Vivas-López, C., Hernández-Alcántara, D., Morales-Menéndez, R., Ramírez-Mendoza, R., & Ahuett-Garza, H.. METHOD FOR MODELING ELECTRO-RHEOLOGICAL DAMPERS USING ITS DYNAMIC CHARACTERISTICS. MATHEMATICAL PROBLEMS IN ENGINEERING. India. pp: 1-15. January . 2015. [2015-81955]

Vivas-López, C., Hernández-Alcántara, D., Morales-Menéndez, R., Ramírez-Mendoza, R., & Ahuett-Garza, H.. Method for Modeling Electrorheological Dampers Using Its Dynamic Characteristics. MATHEMATICAL PROBLEMS IN ENGINEERING. India. pp: 1-15. January . 2015. [2015-85232]

Lozoya-Santos, J., Morales-Menéndez, R., Ramírez-Mendoza, R., & Ahuett-Garza, H.. Efficient Modeling of MR Dampers . IEEE LATIN AMERICA TRANSACTIONS.Estados Unidos de América. pp: 550-556. June . 2014. [2014-81150]

Urbina -Coronado, P., Ahuett-Garza, H., Baba-Sundaresan, V., & Morales-Menéndez, R.. Development of an Android OS Based Controller of a Double Motor Propulsion System for Connected Electric Vehicles and Communication Delays Analysis. MATHEMATICAL PROBLEMS IN ENGINEERING. India. June . 2014. [2014-82142]

Chaides-Zúñiga, O., & Ahuett-Garza, H.. Design and characterization of a linear micropositioner based on solenoid and compliant mechanism. MECHATRONICS.Estados Unidos de América. pp: 1252-1258. December . 2011. [2011-58063]

Arellano-Escárpita, D., Elizalde-Siller, H., Ahuett-Garza, H., & Probst-Oleszewski, O.. Numerical validation of a finite element thin-walled beam model of a composite wind turbine blade. WIND ENERGY. Estados Unidos de América. March . 2011. [2011-61834]

Chaides-Zúñiga, O., & Ahuett-Garza, H.. Restauración de torno de control numérico empleando software libre. CONCIENCIA TECNOLÓGICA. México. December . 2011.[2011-64845]

Ahuett-Garza, H., Aguiar-Vázquez, F., & Ponce, V.. Modeling and analysis of post ejection wall deflections in products made out of Polypropylene. POLYMER ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE. Estados Unidos de América. pp: 1007-1018. May . 2010. [2010-44024]

Saldaña-Felix, A., Vila-Pastor, C., Rodriguez-Gonzalez, C., Ahuett-Garza, H., & Siller-Carrillo, H.. Cooperative Analysis of Production Systems with Simulation Techniques. LECTURE NOTES IN COMPUTER SCIENCE (LNCS). Estados Unidos de América. pp: 27-31. September. 2009. [2009-43541]

Chaides-Zúñiga, O., Ahuett-Garza, H., Flores-Valentín, A., Ruiz, L., & Caballero-Ruiz, A.. Diseño y prueba de un sistema de control de espaciamiento y potencia para Micro EDM. Ingeniería Mecánica, Tecnología y Desarrollo. México. pp: 37-45. March . 2009. [2009-47916]

Ahuett-Garza, H., Aca-Sanchez, J., Ramos-Peña, M., Molina-Gutiérrez, A., & Serrano-Zapata, J.. Concurrent Engineering of Mechatronic Products in Virtual Enterprises: Selection and Deployment of a PLM System for the Machine Tool Industry. LECTURE NOTES IN COMPUTER SCIENCE (LNCS). Alemania. pp: 318-326. September.2006. [2006-17287]

Siller-Carrillo, H., Rodriguez-Gonzalez, C., & Ahuett-Garza, H.. Cycle Time Prediction in High-Speed Milling Operations for Sculptured Surface Finish. JOURNAL OF MATERIALS PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY. Suiza. pp: 355-362. May . 2006. [2006-9797]

Riba, C., Ahuett-Garza, H., Perez, R., Molina-Gutiérrez, A., Sanchez, J., & Dominguez, M.. Metrics for Evaluating Design of Reconfigurable Machine Tools. LECTURE NOTES IN COMPUTER SCIENCE (LNCS). Alemania. pp: 234-241. September. 2006. [2006-17291]

Ahuett-Garza, H., Aca-Sanchez, J., & Molina-Gutiérrez, A.. A Directed Evolution Modularity Framework for Design of Reconfigurable Machine Tools. LECTURE NOTES IN COMPUTER SCIENCE (LNCS). Estados Unidos de América. pp: 243-252. September. 2005. [2005-12885]

Pérez-Rodríguez, R., Ahuett-Garza, H., Molina-Gutiérrez, A., & Rodriguez-Gonzalez, C.. El Diseño Modular en el contexto del desarrollo de Máquinas Herramienta Reconfigurables. INGENIERÍA MECÁNICA. Cuba. pp: 51-58. February . 2005. [2005-47457]

Molina-Gutiérrez, A., Rodriguez-Gonzalez, C., Ahuett-Garza, H., Cortés-Ramírez, J., Ramírez-Cadena, M., Jiménez-Pérez, G., & Martínez-Chapa, S.. Next Generation Manufacturing Systems: Key research issues in Developing and Integrating Re-Configurable and Intelligent Machines. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMPUTER INTEGRATED MANUFACTURING. Reino Unido. pp: 525-536. October . 2005. [2005-13166]

Pérez-Rodríguez, R., Aca-Sanchez, J., Valverde-Tapia, A., Ahuett-Garza, H., Molina-Gutiérrez, A., & Riba-Romeva, C.. A Modularity Framework for Concurrent Design of Reconfigurable Machine Tools. LECTURE NOTES IN COMPUTER SCIENCE (LNCS). Estados Unidos de América. pp: 87-95. October . 2004. [2004-47455]

Ahuett-Garza, H.. THE EFFECTS OF HEAT RELEASED DURING FILL ON THE DEFLECTIONS OF DIE CASTING DIES. JOURNAL OF MATERIALS PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY. Suiza. November . 2003. [2003-1315]

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