Jose M. Monsalve D.
RESUME
Contact Information
University of Delaware
Dupont Hall - Lab 335
Newark DE - USA
Mobile:
Phone:
Email:
+1 (302)290-7565
+1 (925)567-3626
josem@udel.edu or josemonsalve2@gmail.com
Education
2008–2013 Bachelor of Engineering, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota D.C. - Colombia, Five years
program.
Senior Design project: “Simulated Modular Snake Robot Integrated Framework”
Senior Design Topic: Simulation of Modular Robots Kinematic
Adviser: Dr. Kamilo Melo
2010–2013 Unfinished Studies, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota D.C. - Colombia, Second year of
Computer Science.
2014–present Graduate Studies, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, Doctoral Degree.
Electrical and Computer Engineering, concentration in Computer Systems and Networking.
Research Group: CAPSL
Advisor: Guang R. Gao
Languages
English: TOEFL Total Score: 96 (Listening: 26 / Reading: 26 / Speaking: 26 / Writing: 22)
Spanish Native speaker
Experience
Research Experience
2012 to June of
2013
Research, KM-RoBoTa s.a.s., KM-RoBoTa Research Group, Bogota D.C. - Colombia, www.km-
robota.com.
Research on Modular Snake Robot Control and simulation framework.
Projects: Computer Simulation of kinematic behavior of a Modular Snake Robot. Improvement of Control
and data adquisition Framework for the real robot.
June of 2013 to
December 2013
Internship, University of Delaware, CAPSL Research Group, Newark DE, USA, www.capsl.udel.edu.
Computer Architecture and Parallel Systems Laboratory
Projects: Enabling fault resilience in DARTS (Delaware Adaptive RunTime System). A dataflow based
parallel runtime for multicore arechitecture.
2014 - present Research Assistant, University of Delaware, CAPSL Research Group, Newark DE, USA,
www.capsl.udel.edu.
Computer Architecture and Parallel Systems Laboratory
Projects: 1. Studying selfawarness capabilities on future Exascale Manicore Architecutres. 2. Targeting
Heterogenous Architectures with a dataflow based parallel runtime system (DARTS). 3. Dataflow based
runtime system for the Ephiphany multicore architecure implementing the Codelets Model.
Professional Experience
2007 Technical support and computer repairment, Maxcomputer, Medellin - Colombia, Contact: Sonia
Correa (Cr48 10-45 L-384. Tel: +(574) 3123772).
Assemble of computers, hardware and software repairing, sales department and consulting
2008-2009 Technical Assistant, Electronics Engineering Department, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota
D.C. - Colombia, Under supervision of Prof. Francisco F. Viveros Moreno.
Server’s administration and configuration. Apache webserver, FTP, SSH and Matlab License servers.
2010-2012 Webmaster and Developer, Electronics Engineering Department, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana,
Bogota D.C. - Colombia, Under supervision of Prof. Francisco F Viveros Moreno.
Development of an online framework for the Teaching Assitants selection process of the department. Use of
PHP, HTML, JQUERY and MYSQL.
2011 Administrative Assitant, Electronics Engineering Department, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bo-
gota D.C. - Colombia, Under supervision of Prof. Juan M. Cruz Bohorquez.
Provide support to the chairman. Collect, organize and analyze student’s and employer’s information. Running
campaigns for different events as well as logistics support
Publications
Publications
[1] K. Melo, J. Leon, J. Monsalve, V. Fernandez, and D. Gonzalez, “Simulation and Control Integrated Framework
for Modular Snake Robots Locomotion Research,” in System Integration (SII), 2012 IEEE/SICE International
Symposium on, Dec. 2012.
[2] J. Monsalve, J. Leon, and K. Melo, “Modular snake robot oriented open simulation software,” in Cyber
Technology in Automation, Control, and Intelligent Systems (CYBER), 2014 IEEE 4th Annual International
Conference on, June 2014, pp. 546–550.
Workshop J. Leon and J. Monsalve and A. DiZeo and L. Paez and K. Melo, “Open Modular Snake
Software Architecture”, VIII Workshop on Software Development and Integration in Robotics (SDIR
VIII), IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2013..
Awards
2008-2009 3 Times Awarded with Academic Excelence, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Faculty of Engi-
neering.
2010-2012 Expo-Electronica, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Department of Electronics, Electronic design
contest.
Electronics Design I: DTMF (Dual-tone multi-frequency) car control. first place in popularity contest, second
place in the jury selection (Nov 2010),
Independent project: Lazlo. Teleoperated robotic plataform. First place in popularity contest (May 2012)
2012 First place in the Global Game Jam in Colombia, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana.
Developer of the winning game PAKAL at the GGJ (http://archive.globalgamejam.org/2012/pakal) Devel-
oped in Unity 3D
Groups
2010-2012 IEEE Javeriana Student Branch, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota D.C. - Colombia, Vice-
chair of the Student Branch (2011-2012).
2010-2011 Code Jamming group, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Department of Computer Science, ACM In-
ternational Collegiate programming contest (ICPC) regionals and other contests (group: Codespark).
Hardware and Software Skills
Robotics Robot Dynamics and simulation Actuators Dynamixel Servomotors and controllers
Computer
Programming
C/C++ (Mid-Adv Level), Java(Basic
Level), Matlab(Basic Level), PHP(Medium
Level), HTML (Medium Level), SQL (Basic
Level), Python (Basic Level)
Electronics VHDL using Synopsys, Computer Networks,
IImage Processing Basics, Software and
hardware development with MCU, Single
core and Parallel Computer Architecture,
VHDL, Electronic circuits
Computer
Science
Computer Graphics and OpenGL basic level,
Object Oriented Design, Data Structures,
Software Design
Operating
Systems
GNU-Linux Native, Microsoft Windows fam-
ily
Parallel
Computing
Multrithreding, DARTS (Dataflow based
Runtime), OpenMP, MPI, Parallel Computer
Architecture, Compilers, Program Execution
Models, Memory Models
Development
Plataforms
Parallella (16 Cores Ephiphany+Xilinx Zynq
SOC), Digillent Zybo Board, Arduino.