Miguel   A.  Gonzalez

Professor  

Office: EENGR 2.1234
Phone: (956) 665-2673
Email: miguel.gonzalez@utrgv.edu

Dr. Miguel A. Gonzalez





Selected Publications


  • Robert Freeman, Arturo Fuentes, Horacio Vasquez, Stephen Crown, Cristina Villalobos, Robert Wrinkle, Olga Ramirez, and Miguel Gonzalez. "AC 2010-2005: Increasing Student Access, Retention, and Graduation Through an Integrated Stem Pathways Support Initiative for the Rio South Texas Region – Year One Activities and Results," ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition and published in conference proceedings. June 2010.

  • Rajiv Nambiar, Edna Orozco, Kye-Hwan Lee, Seokyoung Ahn, Miguel Gonzalez, and Seong Jin Park. " Gas-Assisted Powder Injection Molding of Polymer and Powder Metal Feedstock in a Stereolithography Mold," Advances in Powder Metallurgy and Particulate Materials-2010. Panama City, Florida: Proceedings of the MPIF Conference, 9, June 2010: 1-49.

  • Jianzhi Li, Miguel Gonzalez, and Yun Zhu. "A Hybrid Simulation Optimization Method For Production Planning of Dedicated Remanufacturing," International Journal of Production Economics Vol. 117, no. Issue 2 (2009): 286-301.

  • Horacio Vasquez, Arturo Fuentes, Robert Freeman, Miguel Gonzalez, and Olga Ramirez. Increasing Student Access, Retention, and Graduation through an Integrated Stem Pathways SupportInitiative for the Rio South Texas Region . Austin, Tx: 2009.

  • Horacio Vasquez, M. Colunga, Miguel Gonzalez, Stephen Crown, Robert Freeman, Cristina Villalobos, "STEM Pathways Growth and Support for College Dual-Enrollment Programs," Waco, TX: Proceedings of the 2009 ASEE Gulf-Southwest Annual Conference & Exposition, 2009.

  • Arturo Fuentes, Stephen Crown, Robert Freeman, Horacio Vasquez, Cristina Villalobos, Miguel Gonzalez, and Olga Ramirez. "Increasing Student Access, Retention, and Graduation through an Integrated STEM Pathways Support Initiative for the Rio South Texas Region," ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition and published in conference proceedings. Austin, Texas. June 2009.

  • Horacio Vasquez, Arturo Fuentes, M. Colunga, Miguel Gonzalez, Stephen Crown, Robert Freeman, and Cristina Villalobos. "STEM Pathways Growth and Support for College Dual-Enrollment Programs," ASEE GSW Annual Conference and published in conference proceedings. May 2009.

  • Jianzhi Li, Hong-Chao Zhang, Miguel Gonzalez, and Steven Yu. "A Multi-Objective Fuzzy Graph Approach for Modular Formulation Considering End-Of-Life Issues," International Journal of Production Research. 46, no. 14 (2008): 4011 – 4033.

  • Robert Freeman, Stephen Crown, Arturo Fuentes, Robert Jones, Miguel Gonzalez, and Mounir Ben Ghalia. The Synergistic Impact of the VaNTH ERC on the Educational Practices of the School of Engineering and Computer Science at UTPA. San Juan, PR: CD-ROM publication and presentation (by A.A. Fuentes) at the 9th International Conference on Engineering Education, July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2006.

  • Mounir Ben Ghalia, Robert Freeman, Stephen Crown, Arturo Fuentes, Robert Jones, and Miguel Gonzalez. “The synergetic impact of the VaNTH ERC on the educational practices of the school of engineering and computer science at UTPA,”. San Juan, PR: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Engineering Education, June 2006.



Selected Grants and Fellowships


  • Arturo Fuentes. NSF-STEM: A Focused Student Recruitment and Support Model for Attracting Top Achieving Scholars to Promote a Culture of Academic Excellence, National Science Foundation, $600,000.00 (September 1, 2012 - August 31, 2018)

  • Hiram Moya. Engineer Your World, The University of Texas at Austin, $100.00 (June 2016 - June 2016)

  • Horacio Vasquez. An Integrated STEM Pathways Support Initiative for the Rio South Texas Region, U.S. Department of Education, College Cost Reduction and Access Act (CCRAA) Hispanic-Serving Institutions, $2,400,000.00 (October 2008 - September 2011)

  • Douglas Timmer. Collaborative Research: Web-based, Active Learning Modules for Teaching, National Science Foundation: Course, Curriculum and Laboratory Improvement., $245,245.00 (September 2008 - August 2011)

  • Dumitru Caruntu. Pre-proposal NSF-MRI-R2: Acquisition of a Motion Analysis System, Force Plates, EMG System, & EXAscan 3D scanner for Biomechanical Research & Education, (2009 - 2010)

  • Horacio Vasquez. Cost Reduction and Access Act (CCRAA) Hispanic-Serving Institutions, Department of Education, $2,000,000.00 ( )

  • Douglas Timmer. Collaborative Research: Information Technology Issues for Complex Engineering Product: Mass Customization in Geographically Distributed Environment, National Science Foundation: Information Technology Research, $99,913.00 (September 2003 - August 2007)

  • Douglas Timmer. Web-based Active Learning Modules for Teaching Statistical Quality Control, National Science Foundation: Course, Curriculum and Laboratory Improvement, $74,907.00 (March 2004 - February 2007)

  • Miguel Gonzalez. Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center Internship Program at The University of Texas – Pan American, TMAC – Statewide, $234,751.00 (February 2001 - January 2007)

  • Miguel Gonzalez. NACTI (The North American Consortium for Technology) – A A Research and Development Center Headquartered at UTPA, EDA, $1,250,000.00 (November 2005 - November 2006)



Selected Presentations


  • Manuel de Hoyos, Seokyoung Ahn, Kye-Hwan Lee, Miguel Gonzalez, and Seong Park. "The Effect Of Processing Variables On Gas Penetration Depth In GasAssisted Powder Injection Molding," International Plm Conference, Orlando, FL (March 2009)

  • Robert Freeman, Stephen Crown, Arturo Fuentes, Robert Jones, Miguel Gonzalez, and Mounir Ben Ghalia. "The Synergistic Impact of the VaNTH ERC on the Educational Practices of the School of Engineering and Computer Science at UTPA," International Conference on Engineering Education, San Juan, Puerto Rico. (July 2006)

  • Miguel Gonzalez, Douglas Timmer, and Jianzhi Li. "A Suitability Measure for Mass Customization of a Product," IERC, (May 2006)

  • Miguel Gonzalez, O. Barrenechea, Douglas Timmer, and Jianzhi Li. "An information Technology Suitability Index for Mass customization," IERC, (May 2006)

  • Gaurang Patel, Jianzhi Li, Subhash Bose, Douglas Timmer, and Miguel Gonzalez. "Reverse Logistics: Problems, Framework, Models, and Applications," IERC, (May 2006)

  • Miguel Gonzalez, Douglas Timmer, Jianzhi Li, "Teaching Rapid Response Engineering in Dispersed Engineering Design Teams," IERC, (May 2006)

  • J. Andrade, Rajiv Nambiar, and Miguel Gonzalez. "Design of a Toothbrush Holder Using Rapid Prototyping," Proceeding of the International Industrial Engineering Conference, San Antonio (December 2000)

  • Jianzhi Li, John Lloyd, Miguel Gonzalez, and Douglas Timmer. "Experiences in Disburse Engineering Design Education Targeted on Rapid Innovation & Manufacturing," MCPC 2011"Research and Innovation" Conference, San Jose, USA ()

  • Miguel Gonzalez, Jianzhi Li, and Douglas Timmer. "Rapid Response Manufacturing in RIO South Texas Region," MCPC 2011 "Research and Innovation" Conference, San Jose, USA ()

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MANE 3340 01 - Fundm of Industrial Engineerin:
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MANE 6390 01 - Engineering Project:
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MANE 4331 01 - Manuf Planning & Control:
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MANE 4362 01 - Senior Design II:
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