Johan Estrada-López, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Engineering

Office Location

Winter Hall 326

Office Available

Wed : 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Thur: 9:00 -11:00 am

Fri:  2:00 - 4:00 pm


Dr. Johan J. Estrada-López was born in Mérida, México. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University. He was a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering with the Autonomous University of Yucatán, in México for 10 years prior to joining Westmont College. He also worked as a Layout Design Engineer with Vidatronic Inc. and as a Design Intern with the Power Delivery Group of Intel Labs. His research interests include energy harvesting circuits and power management for Wireless Sensor Networks and IoT applications.


    D. Rubin, Johan J. Estrada-López, W. Allison, “A Live Scoreboard for Surfing: Tracking Critical Surfing Maneuvers With Wearable Technology,” 2022 MIT IEEE Undergraduate Research Technology Conference, Massachusetts, Sept. 30 – Oct. 02, 2022

    Jensen D, Jensen W, Estrada-Lopez J, Fontes D, Goodworth A.D. (2022) Assessing Distinctives of the New Westmont Engineering Program in Terms of Their Impact on Recruitment, Student Satisfaction and Employment Potential. American Society for Engineering Education (in Press).

    I. Algredo-Badillo, B. Sánchez-Juárez, K. A. Ramírez-Gutiérrez, C. Feregrino-Uribe, F. López-Huerta, and J. J. Estrada-López, “Analysis and Hardware Architecture on FPGA of a Robust Audio Fingerprinting Method Using SSM,” Technologies, vol. 10, no. 4, p. 86, Jul. 2022, doi: 10.3390/technologies10040086.

    J. Avilés-Viñas, R. Carrasco-Alvarez, J. Vázquez-Castillo, J. Ortegón-Aguilar, J. J. Estrada-López, D. D. Jensen, R. Peón-Escalante, A. Castillo-Atoche, “An Accurate UAV Ground Landing Station System Based on BLE-RSSI and Maximum Likelihood Target Position Estimation,” Applied Sciences, vol. 12, no. 13, p. 6618, Jun. 2022, https://doi.org/10.3390/app12136618.

    A. Hernández-Benítez, A. Balam, J. Vázquez-Castillo, J. J. Estrada-López, et al., “An ultra-low-power strain sensing node for Long-Range wireless networks in carbon nanotube-based materials,” in  IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 22, no. 10, pp. 9778-9786, May 15, 2022, doi: 10.1109/JSEN.2022.3162988.

    G. G. Garayar-Leyva, H. Osman, J. J. Estrada-López, and O. Moreira-Tamayo, “Skew-Circulant-Matrix-Based Harmonic-Canceling Synthesizer for BIST Applications,” Sensors, vol. 22, no. 8, p. 2884, Apr. 2022, doi: 10.3390/s22082884.

    A. Castillo-Atoche, K. Caamal-Herrera, R. Atoche-Enseñat, J. J. Estrada-López, et al., “Energy Efficient Framework for a AIoT Cardiac Arrhythmia Detection System Wearable during Sport,” Applied Sciences, vol. 12, no. 5, p. 2716, Mar. 2022, doi: 10.3390/app12052716

    J. Vázquez-Castillo, A. Castillo-Atoche, J. J. Estrada-López, et al., “Energy-Saving Techniques for Urban Noise WSN With Kalman-Based State Estimation and Green Facade Energy Harvester," in IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol. 71, pp. 1-10, 2022, Art no. 9502110, doi: 10.1109/TIM.2022.3145385.

    Z. Zeng, J. J. Estrada-López, B. Wang and E. Sánchez-Sinencio, “A CMOS Energy Harvesting Interface Circuit With Cycle-to-Cycle Frequency-to-Amplitude Conversion MPPT for Centimeter-Scale Wind Turbine,” in IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, vol. 68, no. 9, pp. 3587-3597, Sept. 2021, doi: 10.1109/TCSI.2021.3087790.

    G. G. Garayar-Leyva, J. J. Estrada-López and O. Moreira-Tamayo, "Square-Wave-Based Multi-Tone Generator for Sleep-Improving Brain Stimulation," 2021 IEEE International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS), 2021, pp. 133-136, doi: 10.1109/MWSCAS47672.2021.9531755.

    J. Riad, S. Soto-Aguilar, J. J. Estrada-López, O. Moreira-Tamayo, and E. Sánchez-Sinencio, “Design Trade-Offs in Common-Mode Feedback Implementations for Highly Linear Three-Stage Operational Transconductance Amplifiers,” Electronics, vol. 10, no. 9, p. 991, Apr. 2021.

    A. Castillo-Atoche, J. Vázquez-Castillo, E. Osorio-de-la-Rosa, J. Heredia-Lozano, J. Avilés Viñas, R. Quijano Cetina, J. J. Estrada-Lopez, “An Energy-Saving Data Statistics-Driven Management Technique for Bio-Powered Indoor Wireless Sensor Nodes,” in IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol. 70, pp. 1-10, 2021, Art no. 9507010, doi: 10.1109/TIM.2021.3063187.