Manuel Eduardo Macías García holds a PhD in Engineering with a specialty in Power Electronics from the Technical University of Dresden in Germany. His areas of interest are electronic power converters and control of electrical machines, as well as innovation and technology for engineering education. He is a full-time professor in the Department of Electrical and Mechatronic Engineering of the Tecnológico de Monterrey, and coordinator of the Power Electronics, Automation and Industrial Networks and Teleengineering Laboratories.
Dr. Manuel E. Macías is the author of Tele-engineering platforms for distance training and coordinator of the Intercampus Network of Remote Laboratories at the Tecnológico de Monterrey. He was responsible for the design and implementation of the Virtual Instrumentation, Power Electronics and Control of Electrical Machines laboratories, as well as the development of training platforms for Automation and Industrial Networks through Virtual Reality environments and Cyber-Physical Machines for the campuses of the Tecnológico de Monterrey.