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Jesus G. Cruz-Garza
Design and Augmented Intelligence Laboratory, College of Human Ecology
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853
Neuro-engineering, Machine Learning, Digital Signal Processing, Brain-Machine Interfaces, Computational Neuroscience, Cognitive Neuroscience, Neuroaesthetics, Education.
I was born and raised in Monterrey, Mexico. I am currently living in Houston, TX.
I graduated from BS Engineering Physics at Tecnologico de Monterrey in 2014. My professional and personal development at Tec include experiences such as the launching of a community development project, the organization of an international Physics Symposium, research experience, internship opportunities, product development, and a variety of extra-curricular activities in sports, dancing and creative writing.
In 2019, I graduated from University of Houston’s PhD program in Electrical Engineering.
My research involves classification and decoding of non-invasive Electroencephalographic (EEG) signals. Some of my contributions include the use of EEG to characterize and classify expressive movements with high predictability; exploring the emergence and development of learning in human infants; and the implementation of classical and deep learning techniques for brain dynamics characterization in real-world settings and virtual reality. My dissertation topic was on characterizing the human improvisational creative process using mobile brain-body imaging in real-world settings.
My research is multidisciplinary at its core, bridging neuroscience, engineering, design, and the human creative process in real-world, virtual reality, and augmented reality settings. My current research explores biometric-controlled ambient environments.
My passion and long-term career goal is to create knowledge and technology that positively affects the lives of millions of people. My objective is twofold: 1) To promote quality multidisciplinary education access equality; and 2) To develop technology and a knowledge base that lead to improvements in quality of life, through scientific research.
Listing of education, employment, publications, research activities, honors, and other accomplishments. cv-2018.