René Cumplido holds a B.S. degree in computer science. He received the M.S. degree in electrical engineering (telecommunications) from the Center for Research and Advanced Studies of the National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico City, Mexico, in 1997. In 2001, he received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering (digital design) from Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK. In 2002, Dr. Cumplido joined the FPGA Research Group of the Computer Science Department at the National Institute for Astrophysics, Optics and Electronics of Mexico. He is involved in both academic and R&D activities. He has taught postgraduate courses on computer architectures, digital design, parallel processing, reconfigurable computing, digital signal processing, and digital communications. He has directed and codirected several M.S. and Ph.D. theses. His research interests are reconfigurable computing for DSP, FPGA technologies, and custom architectures for scientific computing. He is the author and coauthor of more than 50 scientific papers published in international conferences and journals. He is a Cofounder and General Chair of the International Conference on Reconfigurable Computing and FPGAs, ReConFig, and he is active in a number of technical committees of international conferences. He was the founder and Editor-in-Chief (2007-20011) of the International Journal of Reconfigurable Computing (IJRC). He is Associate Editor of the journals Computers and Electrical Engineering (CEE) and Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering (JECE).
Biography Updated on 4 December 2011