Graciela is a PhD in Eletrical Engineer specialty on Automatic Control at Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del IPN, (Jal, Mex) and PhD in Ingegneria Elettrica e dell’Informazione at Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica e dell'Informazione dell’Università degli Studi di L’Aquila, (L’Aquila, IT), supported by the Direct Scientific Collaboration Agreement signed by both institutions. She received her M. Sc. Degree in Electrical Engineering specialty in Automatic Control from Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del IPN (Jal, Mex). She received her B. Sc in Electronic Engineering specialty in Communications from Instituto Tecnológico de Sonora, Sonora (Son, Mex). Her research interests include the analysis stability and control design of continuous/ sampled linear/ nonlinear systems with time- delay using techniques such as: Sliding Modes Control, Predictors, Fuzzy Control Design, LMIs technique. As industrial job experience, Graciela worked as Control Researcher (Senior Engineer) in Powertrain division (Smart Remote Actuators) at Mexico Technical Center (Chih, Mex) in Delphi Automotive Systems, performing the following main roles: Motor design development, analysis and validation test (brushed and brushless DC motor) for heavy duty actuator purpose (Motor curves analysis/ simulation (stack- up, FEA), Motor curves test and correlation analysis- test/ simu (motor test in open- loop), Additional motor tests, Current thermal analysis in stator windings, Back EMF test and correlation; SRA Product Engineer (Material release for prototypes building, Matching- out components, Material procurement for prototype building, Cost savings analysis/ proposals, Design change proposals, Timings, Validation test impact; Activities on following topics, Design/ Validation test, Prototype material incoming process, Prototype building process, DFMEA, FEAs, Stack- up studies, Test stands set- up, Interference and press- fit, Mechanical process and components, Teardown analysis. Currently, Graciela is working as a Consultant Engineer at Altran SpA (Turin, Italy), offering consultant services in Fiat Powertrain (FPT) as a Design Responsible Engineer for Electrical machines (alternators, starter, electromechnical clutches, actuators, electrical valves, high power electrical machines) for medium and heavy duty engines for car vehicle application. Graciela performs the following roles: Technical dicussion with supplier and customer for component sourcing for development and cost- reduction/ improvement design change; problem solving activities for development or quality issues.
Engineer Consultant Turin, Metropolitan City of Turin, Italy
Since February 2016
Technical and management engineering services at Fiap Powertrain Industrial (FPT, CNH) customes as a Design Responsible Engineer of electrical machines (alternators, starters, actuators, electrical valves, high power electrical machines) for medium and heavy duty engine applications, atteding technical meeting with supplier and customers mainly for design release, sourcing and problem solving issue for developmen and quality programs.
Control Researcher Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
September 2012 --- September 2015
Motor design development, analysis and validation test for heavy duty Smart Remote Actuators (SRA) in Powertrain division . Smart Remote Actuator Product Engineer.
Analytical thinkingCommunicativeCompetitivenessCreative thinkingCritical thinkingCuriosityDependabilityInterest in knowledgeProblem solvingProactivitySelf-confidenceWillingness to compromise
Problem Solvingelectrical machinestechnical management
Skills and Expertise
Analytical skills Use content management systemsArchive documentationAttend investigator meetingAttend seminars, courses and meetings within and outside the companyManage study supplyOrganise meetingsRelease productsR&D
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Centro de Investigacion y de Estudios Avanzados del IPN in 2012
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Information Technology from Università degli Studi dell'Aquila in 2012
Master's degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Centro de Investigacion y de Estudios Avanzados del IPN in 2008
Bachelor's degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Instituto Tecnológico de Sonora in 2006
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