Dr Rodrigo Solis

Dr Rodrigo Solis


Rodrigo Solis received a HND from the Universidad Tecnologica Metropolitana, Mexico in 2008, a BEng degree from the Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Mexico in 2013, a MSc degree (with distinction)  from the University of Leeds, UK 2015, and a PhD degree from the University of Leeds, UK in 2020. His early employment was at Clustar Technology Group as a Project Manager of the innovation projects department. He and his teammate won the WorldSkills Mechatronics national competition, Mexico City 2010. He is passionate about programming and implementing electronic solutions to everyday problems.

Research interests

Rodrigo Solis research interests include soft robotic applications for human assistance, machine learning modelling, industrial automation with PLCs, and embedded systems programming.


  • PhD in Mechanical Engineering
  • MSc in Mechatronics and Robotics
  • BEng in Mechatronics
  • HND in Industrial Electronics and Electricity

Professional memberships

  • IEEE

Student education

  • Supervision of MSc students
  • Running and supporting multiple laboratory sessions
  • Program development