Short Version

Juan Carlos Rodríguez Moreno studied Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and is at present working on robotics and artificial vision in industry as in research facilities.

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Extended Version

Juan Carlos Rodríguez Moreno studied Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at University of Granada (UGR) and Munich University of Technology (TUM). Later he followed spezialisation courses in the Part-Time Master in Corporate Restructuring at the University of Applied Sciences in Tirol (Austria).

Since the beginning of 2016 Juan Carlos works as Freelancer (Interim) Project Manager. At this moment he is working for a well known Automaker in Sindelfingen (Stuttgart Area).

Before he started working as Freelancer (Freiberüfler), he has been Employee for many years in the Industrie, and time before that he was involved in the field of robotics and artificial vision in academic and national research centers in Germany and Spain, time during what he beggan his PhD period after having finished the Master in Research, Telecommunitacions PhD Master Program, which has a mention of honours.

Career Details

In Stuttgart, Germany

At the present Juan Carlos is working since more than 2 years as Freelancer (interim) Project Manager for CMORE Automotive in Sindelfingen and Immendingen in collaboration with a well-known automotive multinational. He is responsible for project management tasks in the field of artificial vision and autonomous driving, as well as Test Manager for multiple crash target szenarios. Among other functions related with engineering team management, technical decisions and analysis, the negotiations with asian customers and suppliers are a big part of his tasks

In Friedrichshafen, Germany

From Marz 2013 till Marz 2016 he has been living in Friedrichshafen. Working at ZF A.G. Headquarters in R&D embedded system test for automatic and hybrid gears and road prediction systems using sensors and data fusion for autonomous navigation.

In Ingolstadt, Germany

In April 2012 he moved to Audi's Global Headquarters in Ingolstadt (70km away from Munich), to work in autonomous navigation systems and related tasks for automotive industrie at Audi Electronics Venture.

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During his annual holidays period from the middle of August til the end of September, he accepted the formal invitation from Prof. Anna Reali, Head at Robotics Departament at Universidade Sao Paulo in Brazil, to spent his vacations working with her team in Sao Paulo on autonomous navigation systems using artificial vision techniques.

In Karlsruhe, Germany

From November 2011till April 2012 he moved to Karlsruhe (Germany) to work as "Invited Researcher" (*) at Humanoids and Intelligence Systems Lab (HIS) at KIT-Institute für Anthropomatik.

In parallel to the work at KIT, he was requested by the Fraunhofer-Institut für Optronik, Systemtechnik und Bildauswertung (IOSB-Fraunhofer) to work in the NEST Project in SLAM and Artifical Vision research activities as well, which reconciled with his job at KIT-University (**).

He also continued his Chinese language courses and presents to the official Confucius Institute HSK2 Chinese Language Exam, that he passed with outstanding qualifications.

(*) At first, was the collaboration going to last 3 months as stated on the Formal Invitation Letter, but after starting there, the collaboration was decided to be extended for more months.

(**)In March 2012 he had the honour of being present participating on the KIT stand at the "Centrum der Buero-und Informationstechnik" Fair - CEBIT - in Hannover, when the new Humanoid Robot ARMAR IV was presented.

(***) As a sidejob on weekend just for fun and as long he loves the study of languages, he worked as linguistic advicer and voice dubbing actor for the Spanish voice of a new voice syntetisation technology belonging to a German-USA research project.

In Málaga, Spain

From June 2010 till the present he is full member of Grupo ISIS, the Robotics and Artificial Vision R&D-Group associated to the Electrical Technology Institute at Málaga University.

During this time, he completed the Master of Research in Telecommunication Technologies which leads to the preparation of the Ph.D.

In Munich, Germany

In October 2007 he started his 2 years period at Munich University of Technology, where he followed the courses whithin the Master of Science in Microwave Engineering and Nanoelectrics with the elective nanoelectronics lectures.

In the 2009 summer semester, as a requeriment for this M. Sc. program, he wrote his Master Thesis at EADS-Innovation Works (R&D) and TUM Institute for Highfrequency Engineering , researching on EADS MEMS technology at high frequencies, with the title: 'Design of a Reconfigurable Multi-Frequency Matching Network Using EADS RF-MEMS Technology'.

During that period in Munich, he was asked to work as a tutor for the TUM Digital Signal Processing Lab under the supervision of Prof. Dr. techn. Josef A. Nossek who received the Bundesverdienstkreuz, and was at the time president of the VDE. Juan Carlos gladly accepted the offer.

He also did research for BMW in collaboration with the TUM Institute for Measurement Systems and Sensor Technology, with the title: "Study of Lidar-Based-Systems for Pedestrian and Vehicule Detection and Tracking", aimed by the new European Comission obligation for active pedestrian safety systems.

In BeiJing (北京), China

In the summer of 2007 Juan Carlos did an internship in Pekin the capital of China working as Project Coordinator at Mukade Ltd. He focused mainly on English/German <-> Spanish scientific and technical documentation translations and assisting in Marketing efforts. There he could have a paid 6 hours a day summer job followed by a 2 hours a day intensive Chineese language course, which complemented and extended his Chineese language skills, previously required at the Faculty of Translation and Interpreting in Granada.

In Granada, Spain

At the University of Granada, Juan Carlos ended his studies on Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, a 6 year degree with a main focus on Electronics, Telecommunication Engineering, Software Engineering and Telematic Engineering (ICT).

On summer 2005, he did a 500hours, Java Programming and Oracle Databases course/internship at the Technological Park of Andalusia (Málaga, Spain).