Author Archives: miguelroyo

About miguelroyo

Catholic, computer science PhD student, computer science college teacher and former Windows sysadmin. Sports fan, amateur writer, book/movie/music lover. My favorite job is father to my beautiful children and husband to my beloved wife.

2015 CAHSI Summit – My first first-author research paper

During the Spring 2015 semester I embarked in an interdisciplinary project during my Cyberinfrastructure Applications course. The nature of the course is to join science students from other ares with computer science students and try to produce applications to solve … Continue reading

Posted in Conference, Family, Paper, Research, UTEP | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

2015 Forum of Experts in Software Engineering

On August 14th, I was lucky to visit my hometown. The authorities from my beloved school, the Facultad de Ingeniería of the Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua invited me to attend the 2015 Forum of Experts in Software Engineering, a half-day … Continue reading

Posted in Symposiums, UACH | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

No NaNoWriMo 2015 for me… Instead, AcWriMo 2015.

Three years ago I embarked myself in an adventure called NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), which calls anyone who wishes to try to write a novel or 50,000 words of a novel during the month of November. I had heard … Continue reading

Posted in Research, Writing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

My Fulbright story, Chapter 2

As I said in my previous post, I could not attend with the rest of my Fulbright-García Robles fellow generation to the reception that the Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores prepared as a farewell for us, so in a way I … Continue reading

Posted in Fulbright, Scholarships | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Fall 2014 – Some good music.

I consider myself a big music fan, and usually listen to something while I am studying/working/driving, etc. And even though I have not been able to keep looking for new music as much as I would like to, I am … Continue reading

Posted in Music | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

2015 Summer dying fast

I had hoped that I would have some time to write on this blog during the summer, but PhD is something that never stops. I do not complain, far from it; I was able to get some good work done … Continue reading

Posted in Summer | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

My Fulbright story, Chapters 0 and 1

My first contact with the Fulbright program was years ago when a dear friend received the honor to study his Masters in Chemistry at Yale. When I started planning for my PhD and was looking around for scholarships, I sincerely … Continue reading

Posted in Fulbright, Scholarships | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment