Dr. Gil R. Gallegos

Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences
New Mexico Highlands University
Las Vegas, NM 87701

Professional interests include Nonlinear Control Theory, Robotics, Inertial Navigation Systems, Embedded Systems, Real Time Control Systems, MEMS, Chaos Theory, Emergent Behavior, Autonomous Vehicles, Scientific Visualization, Interactive Art, and Webpage Design.

Phone: 505.454.3302
Room: HSCI-292
Email: grgallegos@nmhu.edu


Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, New Mexico State University, 2004
Dissertation: “Control of Uncertain Underactuated Mechanical Systems”

Subjects taught

Digital System Design and Analysis, Scientific Visualization and Image Processing, Media Arts and Interactive Art Design, Microprocessor Design, Machine Architecture and Assembly Language Programming, Embedded System Design, Modeling and Simulation of Mechanical Systems, Digital Systems, Programming for Engineers and Scientists, Robotics, Electromechanical Systems, Senior Project Design, Engineering Probability and Statistics, Electronics, Elementary Physics, and Introduction to Engineering”.


1) Department of Energy (DOE) grant, $10,000, “Undergraduate Robotics Research”, Luna Community College, 2002-2004
2) Western Alliance to Expand Student Opportunities (WAESO) grant $3600, “Micro-robotics”, 2006-2007

Professional Experience

15 years of teaching experience. Worked at UNM Biomedical Research Laboratory, NASA Ames Research Center, NASA Dryden Research Center, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories, Physical Science Laboratory, and Applied Technology Associates.


4 published papers.


3 International and 3 National.