Dr. Rocio Alba-Flores
Dr. Rocio Alba-Flores
Office: Blg 255 Rm 1319
Phone: (912) 478-5103
CV: Website: Faculty Personal Webpage
Ph.D., Tulane University, New Orleans, December 1999.
M.S., Tulane University, New Orleans, May 1998.
B.S., National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico City, Mexico, May 1978.
Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA. August 2008-Present.
Assistant Professor and Electromechanical Program Coordinator, Electrical Engineering Technology Department, State University of New York, Alfred, NY. August 2006 – June 2007.
Adjunct Professor, Electrical Engineering Department, Alfred University, Alfred, NY. August 2007- May 2008.
Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota Duluth, Duluth MN. September 2002 – May 2006.
Visiting Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota Duluth, Duluth MN. September 2000 – May 2002.
Visiting Professor, Engineering Department, Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, August 1999 – May 2000.
Research Assistant, Department of Electrical Engineering, Tulane University, New Orleans, 1997-1999.
Lecturer and Researcher, Semiconductor Department, Autonomous University of Puebla, Puebla, Mexico. September 1983 – July 1993.
Product Engineer, Fairchild Semiconductors, Mexico City, Mexico. September 1978 – August 1979.
Areas of Expertise:
Control Systems, embedded system applications, image processing techniques, computer vision algorithms.
Research and Teaching Interests:
Control Systems, Embedded Systems and their applications, Digital and Analog Circuit Design, Mobile Robots, Signal and Image Processing, and Engineering Education.
Recent Publications Related to Research Interests:
R. Alba-Flores and F. Rios-Gutierrez, “Control Systems Design Course with a Focus for Applications in Mobile Robotics”, in Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education, Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA, June 23-26, 2013 [Conference Proceedings]
F. Rios-Gutierrez, R. Alba-Flores, and Spencer Strunic, “Recognition and Classification of Cardiac Murmurs using ANN and Segmentation”, 22nd International Conference on Electrical Communications and Computers (IEEE, CONIELECOMP), Cholula, Pue., Mexico, Feb. 27-March 1st, 2012. [Conference Proceedings]
R. Alba-Flores, F. Rios-Gutierrez, and C. Jeanniton “Qualitative Evaluation of a PID Controller for Autonomous Mobile Robot Navigation Implemented in an FPGA Card”, IEEE International Conference on Natural Computation (ICNC’11), Shanghai , China, July 26-28, 2011 [conference proceedings]
Hongwei Wu, Yaming Lin, Fun Choi Chan, and Rocio Alba-Flores, “Module Detection for Bacteria Based on Spectral Clustering of Protein-Protein Functional Association Networks”, IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine, Nov. 12-15, 2011, Atlanta, GA [Conference Proceeding]
R. Alba-Flores, and Y. Al-Kalaani, “Enhancing the Learning Experience in a Multidisciplinary Engineering Technology course”, 2010 American Society for Engineering Education, Annual Conference, Louisville, KY, June 20-23, 2010. [Conference Proceeding]
R. Alba-Flores and E. Barbieri, “Vibration Quenching in Flexible Beams under the Infinite Horizon LQT Framework”, 2006 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Taipei, Taiwan, Oct. 8-11, 2006. [Conference Proceedings]