Biography of Ramiro Piñón:
Ramiro Piñón is a research assistant in the Precision Systems Design Laboratory at the University of Michigan, where he is currently pursuing a Master's of Science in Mechanical Engineering. His current research projects include the development of innovative technology in medical instrumentations, diaphragm flexure design applied to novel moving magnet actuators, and the enhancement of the gasoline direct injection system. Ramiro's previous research experience highlights an individual research proposal fully funded on the development of a new electromechanical prosthetic hand for low resource settings. Furthermore, Ramiro's diverse previous research comprises undertaking projects in laboratories including the W. M. Keck Center for 3D Innovation at UTEP, the Vibrations and Acoustics Laboratory at the University of Michigan, and the BioInstrumentation Laboratory at MIT. His recognitions include the Master's Departmental Fellowship from the department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan and previous recognitions as a graduating Top 10 Senior, Top Engineering Student, Who's Who Student in American Universities, Men and Women of Mines, Top Mechanical Engineering Student, Huston Endowment Scholar and the Presidential Scholarship recipient from the University of Texas at El Paso. Ramiro graduated summa cum laude from The University of Texas at El Paso in 2013, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical engineering. His research interests include: Mechatronics systems, medical instrumentation, high performance devices, ,Machine and mechanisms design, faithful system modeling, and controls engineering.