Jorge Mex

Division of Engineering
Department of Digital Systems

Jorge Mex

Full time professor
National Researcher (Level I)

He is a visiting professor and researcher at the Digital Systems Department, and level 1 member of the CONACYT National Researchers System. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Bradford, United Kingdom; an M.Sc. degree from CINVESTAV-IPN; and a Bachelor’s degree in electronics and communications from the Mérida Institute of Technology. His research interests include computer and communications security, cryptography, self-configuring networks, and Internet of Things. He has been full time professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, at the Monterrey Institute of Technology (ITESM); and an ICT consultant and independent researcher developing national and international projects related to the Internet of things and wireless sensor networks. He has supervised several Ph.D. and M.Sc. thesis; and he has been involved in several projects, including as an example: “a national security infrastructure for DNSSEC”, for NIC Mexico; “a wireless ad-hoc network for electric energy monitoring”, for CINVESTAV; “the security protocols for an electronic voting machine”, for the Federal Electoral Institute; and “a new DNS architecture” for Google.

Academic Studies

MS in Electrical Engineering, Instituto Politécnico Nacional
PhD in Telecommunications, University of Bradford, UK
Specialty in Electronics and Communications , Instituto Tecnológico de Mérida


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Topics of Interest

  • Communications Security
  • Cryptography
  • Sensor Networks

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