José Aste Tonsmann (Ph.D.)

José Aste Tonsmann (Ph.D.)

José Aste Tonsmann (Ph.D.)

Born in Lima, Peru. Currently living in México (since 1978) Civil Status: Married

He is a Civil Engineer and holds a Ph.D. degree from Cornell University, Ithaca N.Y.

Dr. Aste has worked in computing since 1963 (20 years with IBM).  He has been mainly devoted to consulting, development and teaching useful applications of computing systems, especially in the following fields:

• Operations planning and use of resources mathematical models

• Geographic Data Banks

• Digital Image Process

• Modern Concepts using Technology in Teaching

• Textual Information Process

• Professor of “Selected Themes of Operations Research” at the Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico (1980-1986)

• Conferences, Lectures, Seminars, Courses at Universities and Institutions in different countries.

With the techniques he was using at Mexico’s IBM Scientific Center, he started researching the eyes of the Image of Our Lady of Guadalupe in 1979. This hobby led Dr. Aste to find 13 tiny people figures reflected in both of Our Lady’s corneas.

Dr Aste is a member of the:

• Instituto Superior de Estudios Guadalupanos. – Mexico

• Engineering College – Peru

• National Engineering Academy – Mexico

• Champagnat Movement of the Marist Family – Mexico