Portrait photo of David Garza

David Garza

Rector and Executive President, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico

David Garza became Rector at Tec de Monterrey in 2017.

Throughout his 30 years of service at Tec, Garza has occupied several academic and executive positions, such as Director of the Research and Graduate Program; Dean of Information Technology and Electronics, Dean of Engineering School at the Monterrey Campus, Rector of the Metropolitan Area of Monterrey and Vice-Rector of Undergraduate position

Garza has been a research professor in the Information Technology and Electronics department. As a researcher, he has participated in the definition and development of projects financed by prestigious national and international institutions such as the U.S. Agency for International Development, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, European Commission and National Council of Science and Technology. Author of multiple articles and consultant of different corporations’ projects, he was recognized on two occasions with the Distinguished Professor Award.

He was President of the Global Engineering Deans Council’s, an initiative created with support of the American Society for Engineer Education and the International Federation of Engineer Education Societies. In 2012, Garza received the Honoris Causa doctorate from the American University of Nicaragua.

President Garza holds a Bachelor’s Degree on Computer Systems from Tec of Monterrey and a PhD on Computer Science from the State University of Colorado.

We use both our own and third-party cookies to enhance our services and to offer you the content that most suits your preferences by analysing your browsing habits. Your continued use of the site means that you accept these cookies. You may change your settings and obtain more information here. Accept