Raul Rojas Gonzalez
Raul Rojas Gonzalez has joined the University of Nevada, Reno as a mathematics and statistics professor.
He also studies and teaches about intelligent systems and robotics and collaborates across a number of disciplines
Rojas Gonzalez previously served at Visiting Fellowship at the Center for Information Technology Policy at Princeton and Freie University in Berlin, Germany where he has been a professor of artificial intelligence and robotics. He also served as a professor at University of Halle-Wittenberg in 1994. He has been developing intelligent systems since 1986. His team of soccer robots at Freie University won the World Championship in 2004 and 2005. He is member of the Mexican Academy of Sciences and is the recipient of Berlin’s Technology Prize for 2008.
Rojas Gonzalez attended the National Polytechnic Institute in Mexico City, where he majored in mathematics and physics. He moved to Germany in 1982 as a doctoral student in economics.
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