Prior to joining the Engineering faculty at Arkansas State University—CQ, Miguel A. Porta has been doing research, teaching & tutoring undergraduate and graduate students at various schools and research centers in Mexico City.  


He has published as a scientist in several peer-reviewed journals. In 2008, he won the Best Physics-Mathematics M.S. Thesis Award at Instituto Politécnico Nacional (IPN). His latest research work has been related to Brain-Computer Interfaces development and biosignal digital processing.


  • Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, México City 

  • Samsung Internet of Things (IoT) Certificate, Mexico City 

  • Grade 5 Certification in Music Theory awarded by The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music of London (2008). 

  • M.S., Digital Systems, Centro de Investigación y Desarrollo de Tecnología Digital (CITEDI-IPN), Tijuana, Baja California 

  • B.S. , Computational Systems Engineering, Instituto Tecnológico de La Paz (ITLP), La Paz, Baja California Sur

Teaching specialties



Machine Learning 

Digital Signal Processing

Research interests


Laboratorio de Investigación en Neuroimagenología (LINI) at Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Unidad Iztapalapa (UAM-I)

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