Ing. Rafael Batista

Full time Professor

Electrical Engineer with a master’s degree in biomedical engineering (2021) from the International University of Valencia and a master’s degree in Automatic Control Systems (2020) from the University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez Campus. Currently pursuing a Ph.D. at the Santo Domingo Institute of Technology (INTEC) with a focus on the dynamic formation of electrical microgrids. Furthermore, is a full-time professor in the School of Computer Engineering and Telematics at the Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM). He has been an active researcher in the Program of Research in Intelligent Systems and Applied Electronics (PIELASI) at the PUCMM since 2012. His research interests are focused on fields related to automatic controls, intelligent systems, and power electronics. During his master’s studies, he conducted research related to the implementation of optimal control strategies and authored a publication titled «Application of Optimal Control Techniques to a Quad-Motor Stationary Platform». With eight years of industry experience, his work has been focused on the development and implementation of instrumentation projects, process automation, intelligent systems, and Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) applications. He currently serves as a co-investigator in various projects related to remote measurement applications in agriculture, distributed control for microgrid system management, and computer vision applications using machine learning techniques.