Board of Governors (2012-2014)
Jose I. Castillo-Velazquez is currently serving as the Chair of the Computer Society Audit Committee. He has served as the editor in chief of the IEEE Region 9 newsletter (2008-2011), a member of the Region 9 Strategic Planning Committee (2008-2011), technical administrator of the Region 9 Virtual Regional Meeting (2010), and chair of the Region 9 Virtual Communities Committee (2008-2009). He has worked for 15 years in the computer, electronic and telecommunication industries as a practitioner in the public and private sectors (TELMEX 2006-2008, IFE-97 and DICI-94) as well as in private and public universities as a tenured professor at Universidad Tecnologica de la Mixteca (1998-1999); at Universidad Popular Autonoma del Estado de Puebla (1999-2005), where he became department chair; and at Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla (2005-2006).
Since 2008, Castillo-Velazquez has been a tenured professor at Universidad Autonoma de la Ciudad de Mexico. He has authored 25 journal and conference papers. He has organized multidisciplinary congresses and seminars, and has participated in more than 100 interviews for magazines, newsletters, radio, and television. A senior member of the IEEE since 2010, he is an independent consultant for local companies and governments. Castillo-Velazquez received a BS in electronic sciences, with honors, and an MS in semiconductor devices from the University of Puebla. Visit www.paginasprodigy.com.mx/a57852133 to learn more.