He was honored by the Japanese embassy in Mexico with the scholarships of JICA in 2002 and Monbusho in 2004. He lived 18 years in Japan, where he studied and later worked in companies like Toyota, Nidec and the University of Kyushu. He spent a few years in India and China for business trips and visited more than 15 countries.
He has multiple publications about verification using Petri nets in journals, proceedings of conferences, and books. During the Covid pandemic he returned to Mexico, worked independently as consultant, and published in Amazon 2 novels as memoirs of his life in Japan.
Recently he has a strong fascination for genealogy. Member of more than 1 genealogy groups in the USA. He managed to find his roots going back to the 16th century. You can talk to him about the 49ers of San Francisco.