FULL PROFESSOR

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Ecuadorian Armed Forces University

Education

  • PhD degree in Computer Engineering, COPPE Computer Engineering, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (COPPE/Systems, UFRJ), Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brazil, 1999.
  • MSc degree in Electrical Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (DEE, PUC/RJ), Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brazil, 1996.
  • BEng degree in Electronic Engineering, Department of Electronic Engineering, Army Polytechnic School (DEEE, ESPE), Quito, Ecuador, 1992.

Experience

  • Full Professor at the Department of Electronic Engineering, Ecuadorian Armed Forces University (DEEE, ESPE), Sangolqui, Ecuador, 2011 - present.
  • Associate Professor at the Systems Engineering Department, University San Francisco of Quito (Polytechnic, USFQ), Quito, Ecuador, 2004 - 2011.
  • Research Associate at the Division of Computer and Information Sciences, Rutgers University (DCIS, RU), New Brunswick - NJ, USA, 2001 - 2004.
  • Post-doctoral Associate at the Department of Computer Science, Rutgers University (DCS, RU), New Brunswick - NJ, USA, 2000 - 2001.
  • Visiting Scholar at the Department of Computer Science, University of Rochester (DCS, UoR), Rochester - NY, USA, 1999.
  • Teaching Assistant at the Department of Electrical Engineering, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brazil, 1994 - 1995.
  • Lecturer at the Department of Electronic Engineering, Army Polytechnic School, Quito, Ecuador, 1992 - 1994.
  • Professional Internship at the Systems Department, IBM Ecuador, Quito, Ecuador, 1991 - 1992.

Research Interests

  • Context-aware systems and applications: Context-aware systems offer new opportunities for application developers and end users by gathering context data and adapting systems behavior accordingly. These techniques are of high value and they are used to increase usability, specially in combination with mobile devices.
  • Mobile distributed systems: Distributed computing provides several advantages such as scalability, fault-tolerance, and load balancing. However, mobile distributed computing brings several new challenges like heterogeneous components and weak data security.

Contact

Av. Gral. Rumiñahui (S/N)

P. O. Box 17-15-231B

Sangolqui, Pichincha

Ecuador


Phone: +593 2 3989400 x1880

E-mail: evcarrera@espe.edu.ec