Rogelio Soto

Robotics Lab

Professor of Mechatronics Department

School of Sciences and Engineering

Tecnológico de Monterrey

CETEC South Tower, 5th floor
Ave. Eugenio Garza Sada 2501
Monterrey, N.L. 64849
Phone: +52 (818) 158-2263
Fax: +52 (818) 328-4189



Ph.D., in Nonlinear Control, Electrical Engineering. University of Texas at Arlington.

M.Sc. in Microprocessors, Electrical Engineering, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Monterrey.

B.Sc. Electronics Engineering, Tecnológico de la Laguna.


Tecnológico de Monterrey Campus Service

2014-Present School of Sciences and Engineering

2012-2013: Sabbatical Leave at University of Houston (ECE Department)

2009-2014: Director of Research

2002-2009: Head and Professor of the Center for Intelligent Systems

1994-Present: Professor, Department of Mechatronics

1990-1994: Associate Professor Center for Artificial Intelligence


Other Related Experience

1985-1990: Instructor,  Electrical Engineering Department, University of Texas at

                  Arlington, USA.

1981-1985: Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering Department, Tecnológico de la

                  Laguna, México.

1976-1979: Electronics and Instrumentation Engineer, AHMSA, México.




Publications on Biomechatronics


Tamez-Duque, J.,Cobian-Ugalde, R., Kilicarslan, A., Venkatakrishnan, A., Soto, R., Contreras-Vidal, J.L. Real-Time Strap Pressure Sensor System for Powered Exoskeletons. Sensors 2015, 15, 4550-4563.


R. Mendoza-Crespo, J.L. Gordillo and R. SotoWearable Human Lower Limb Prototype Exoskeleton: An Operative Approach,  Conference of the IEEE on Control and Automation (ICCA’14), 18-24 June 2014, Taichung, Taiwan, pp. 267-272.


M. Claros, R. Soto, J.J. Rodríguez, C. Cantú and  José L. Contreras-VidalNovel Compliant Actuator for Wearable Robotics Applications,  Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC’13), 3-7 July 2013, Osaka, Japan, pp. 1334-1337.


Publications ISI WEB:


Yasser A. Davizón, Rogelio Soto, José de J. Rodríguez, Ernesto Rodríguez-Leal, César Martínez-Olvera, and Carlos Hinojosa, Demand Management Based on Model Predictive Control Techniques, Mathematical Problems in Engineering,  Article ID 702642, 11 pages, Volume 2014 (2014).


Hernández, Carlos; Rodríguez, Ernesto; Soto, Rogelio; Gordillo , José Luis, Kinematics and Dynamics of a New 16 DOF Humanoid Biped Robot, International Journal of Advanced Robotics Systems,  Vol. 9, pp. 1‐12, November 2012.


Cepeda, Jesús S. ;  Chaimowicz, Luiz; Soto, Rogelio; Gordillo, José L. ; Alanís-Reyes, Edén; Carrillo-Arce , Luis C, A Behavior-Based Strategy for Single and Multi-Robot Autonomous Exploration,  Sensors,  Vol. 12, pp. 12772‐12797, September 2012.


Félix, Luis Carlos; Driss, Mehdi; Rodríguez, José de Jesús; Soto, Rogelio; Ramírez , Ricardo, HControl of a Suspension with a Magnetorheological Damper, International Journal of Control, Vol. 85, No. 8, pp.1026–1038, August 2012.


Meza, José Luis; Santibañez, Victor; Soto, Rogelio; Llama , Miguel Angel

Fuzzy Self–Tuning PID Semiglobal Regulator for Robot Manipulators, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol 59, No 6, pp. 2709-2717, June 2012.



Meza, José Luis; Santibañez, Víctor; Soto, Rogelio; Pérez , Joel; Pérez, José Paz

Analysis via passivity Theory of a class of Nonlinear PID for Robot  Manipulators

Chapter of the Book Advances in PID Control, ISBN 978-953-307-267-8,  Edited by: Valery D. Yurkevich InTech Publisher, September 2011, pp. 43-64


Jorge M. Claros, José de Jesús Rodríguez y Rogelio Soto “Sistema Sensorial en Plantillas para Suelas de Robots Bípedos-Foot Sole Pressure Sensor System for Biped Robots”, Patent Filing-IMPI File Mx/a/2010/014030,  March 2011


Joel Perez, Jose P. Perez and Rogelio Soto Optimal Filtering for Linear States over Polynomial Observations  Book Title: Stochastic Control ISBN 978-953-307-121-3, Edited by: Chris Myers, Publisher: InTech, August 2010, pp.261-270. 


Gordillo, José Luis; Soto, Rogelio, Guest Editors of the Special Issue on Robotics and Vision, Computación y Sistemas Journal, Published by Centro de Investigación en Computación-IPN, Mexico Vol.13, No.2,  October 2009



Consulting Record

2005: Neuro-Fuzzy Temperature Control System for Reheat Ovens in Steel Production, APM, México.

1998: Expert System for Diagnostic of Failures in Production of Glass Containers, VITRO, México.

1992: Real Time Expert System for Direct Reduction Process, HYLSA, México.



Honors & Awards


2014 - Present: Technical Committee of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society-Control, Robotics and Mechatronics


2014 - 2017: SNI Level 2 National Researcher. Member of the National System of Researchers, Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología


2013 - : Senior Member IEEE

1993 - 2011: SNI Level 1 National Researcher. Member of the National System of Researchers, Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología.

1994: Teaching and Research award as Full Professor, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Mty