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   Dec 1
    2014
Journal paper accepted
The paper "Efficient Detection of Faulty Nodes with Cuckoo Search in t-Diagnosable Systems" has been accepted for publication at the Applied Soft Computing journal.

 Nov 18
     2014
Award received
Rafael has been selected as the recipient of the 2014 MITACS & NRC-IRAP Award for Commercialization.

   Aug 15
    2014
Conference paper accepted
The paper "Risk Management with Hard-Soft Data Fusion in Maritime Domain Awareness" has been accepted for presentation at the 2014 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence for Security and Defense Applications (IEEE CISDA 2014)

   Jun 1st
    2014
Conference paper  accepted
The paper "Vessel Tracking and Anomaly Detection using Level 0/1 and High-Level Information Fusion Techniques" has been accepted for presentation at the 6th International Workshop on Soft Computing Applications (SOFA 2014).

   May 13
    2014
R&D project awarded
Larus Technologies was awarded a 2-year R&D Mitacs Accelerate Cluster to develop "Risk Aware Decision Support Systems for Critical Infrastructure Protection and Territorial Security"






 
Teaching Experience
 
Undergraduate courses
 
  At Central University of Las Villas (UCLV)
 


  • Assembly Language, 2nd year Comp. Science, UCLV, 2003 – 2007


  • Programming Windows, 3rd year Computer Science, 2003 – 2008


  • Introduction to Computing, 1st year Foreign Languages, 2003 – 2006


  • Programming Languages, 3rd year Computer Science, 2006 – 2007


  • Operating Systems I, 3rd year Computer Science, 2007-2008
       
      At University of Ottawa
     


  • Programming Language Concepts (CSI 3120), Part-Time Instructor (Fall 2016).


  • Electrical Engineering Design Project II (ELG 4913), Invited Lecturer (Winter 2015).


  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (CSI 4106), Part-Time Instructor (Winter 2013).


  • Introduction to Computing II (ITI 1121B), Part-Time Instructor (Winter 2012).


  • Databases I (CSI 2132), TA (Winter 2011).


  • Introduction to Computing Concepts (CSI 1308A), Fall 2010 and 2011 (Part-Time Teacher) and Fall 2009 (Guest Lecturer)


  • Computing Concepts for Business (CSI 1306E), Winter & Fall 2009, Winter 2010 (TA & Guest Lecturer)


  • Introduction to Computers I (ITI 1120), TA (Fall 2008)


  • Advanced Programming Concepts with C++ (CSI 2372A), TA (Fall 2008)


  • Computer Networks and Protocols (CSI 4118), TA (Fall 2008)


  • Operating Systems (CSI 3131), Guest Lecturer (Spring-Summer 2011)
     
    Graduate courses


      At Central University of Las Villas (UCLV)




  • Advanced Aspects of Windows 2000, September - November 2004


  • ADO.NET Database Programming, February 2005


  • The Microsoft.NET Development Environment, course on Advanced Software Development Techniques


  • Entrepreneurial Application Development in Java, Master program in Computer Science, March 2007

      At Foreign Academic Institutions



  • Artificial Neural Networks, M.Sc. program in Applied Computing, Invited Instructor at the University of Managua (Nicaragua), July 28 – August 29, 2007


  • Neuro-Fuzzy Systems, M.Sc. program in Applied Computing, Invited Instructor at the University of Managua (Nicaragua), July 28 – August 29, 2007

      At the Entrepreneurial Environment



  • Advanced Programming with C#.NET, ETECSA Cienfuegos, Cuba, August 2005


  • Advanced Programming with VB#.NET, ETECSA Havana, Cuba, May 2006


  • SQL Server 2000 Administration, ETECSA Cienfuegos, Cuba, October 2006
     
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