Victor M. Larios has received his PhD and a DEA (French version of a MS program) in Computer Science at the Technological University of Compiègne, France and a BA in Electronics Engineering at the ITESO University in Guadalajara, Mexico. He holds a Full Professor-Researcher position at the Department of Information Systems in the CUCEA Campus at the public University of Guadalajara.
Dr. Larios is the founder of the PhD in Information Technologies at UDG. As researcher he has been collaborating in local and international projects with Intel, IBM and HP as well as exchanges with the University of Toulouse in France. His research interests are related to distributed systems, virtual reality and smart cities. Since February 2013, he is the actual Director of Science and Technology at the Guadalajara Ciudad Creativa Digital (CCD). Their main responsibilities are focused on the Smart City development for the first phase as well as the talent generation. Dr. Larios has 19 years of affiliation at the IEEE, and recently has been upgraded as a Senior Member. He also is the current chair of the Computer Society at the Guadalajara Section. He also is the Guadalajara local leader at the IEEE-Urbanization Challenge.