Résumé

Manuel R. Vargas


Privada Jalisco 408
Puebla, Puebla, 72000, Mexico

+52 (2) 240-0217 (Home)
+52 (2) 229-2431(Other)

xdtm@acm.org

 

SKILLS SUMMARY

Computer Languages: Java, Pascal, Prolog
Environments: Windows, Solaris, MacOS, MS-DOS
Databases Management Systems: Informix, MySQL
Software Methodologies: UML
Internet Programming: CGI, Servlets
Web Technologies: HTML, XML, CSS
Web Software: Apache Server, MS FrontPage, Dreamweaver, TopStyle


AREA OF EXPERTISE

Software Development in Java
JDBC, JFC, JSDK, RMI


EXPERIENCE

Universidad de las Américas - Puebla, Digital Library Department, Cholula, Puebla, Mexico

Webmaster (Jun 2001 - Jul 2001)
Applied a consistent look to the ICT Lab website, using technologies recommended by the W3 Consortium, that consider important aspects on websites like usability and accessibility.

Java Programmer (Aug 1999 - Mar 2000)
Analysis, design and implementation of the project denominated RefTeX, which consisted in the construction of a repository of references shared by researchers.


ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

CHI 2001: Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Seattle, Washington, USA

Student Volunteer (Aug 1999 - May 2001)
Assisted to the conference as student volunteer, working with the staff. This important conference on the area of human-computer interaction had a population of more than three thousand attendees.

Universidad de las Américas - Puebla, Digital Library Department, Cholula, Puebla, Mexico

BS Dissertation (Aug 1999 - May 2001)
SyReX: A recommender system for the U-DL-A digital library implemented in Java. Users can be recommended with documents from the digital library based on their preferences.

 

EDUCATION

Universidad de las Américas - Puebla, Cholula, Puebla, Mexico
(Grad Date: May 2001) B.S., GPA: 91, Major: Computer Systems Engineer

 

AREAS OF INTEREST

Human-Computer Interaction
Software Agents
Digital Libraries
Object-Oriented Programming
Databases


PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

Member of the Interactive and Cooperative Technologies Lab (ICT)

Member of the Mexican Association for Computer Science (SMCC)


CONFERENCES ATTENDED

CHI 2001: Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
Seattle, Washington, USA (Apr 2001)

Amigos 2000: Towards a Universal Digital Library Generation
Cholula, Puebla, Mexico (Feb 2000)

2nd National Computing Meeting
Pachuca, Puebla, Mexico (Sep 1999)

V International Conference on Computer Systems Engineering
Cholula, Puebla, Mexico (Jan 1999)

IV International Conference on Computer Systems Engineering
Cholula, Puebla, Mexico (Feb 1998)

Third Computer Science Workshop NSF-CONACyT
Cholula, Puebla, Mexico (Jan 1998)