andres quintanilla

Andrés Quintanilla

Mechatronics Engineer
Choppers Group

Research Interests

Experience with international engineering projects, being built from the ground up, which include hydroelectric power plants and choppers for neutron instruments. Participated in humanitarian causes such as Rotary International and Techo.

Andrés enjoys having interesting conversations, meeting new people and places and practicing sports, as well as being involved in the construction process of state-of-the-art neutron instruments by contributing with automation technologies. He has a genuine interest in Mechatronics and Automation/Control Systems. From Guatemala city, Guatemala.

Current Projects and Collaborations

  • International Collaboration on Advanced Neutron Sources (ICANS XXII). Oxford, UK. 2017. Oral presentation “Unified chopper control integrated into EPICS and first application at ESS”
  • DENIM 2016. Design and Engineering of Neutron Instruments. Budapest, Hungary. Poster contribution for Chopper Control Systems.
  • Controls Workshop at PSI. Brugg, Switzerland. Presentation contribution of Choppers Controls update at ESS.

Career History

2015 - present  Mechatronics Engineer, European Spallation Source ESS ERIC, Lund, Sweden
2013 - Controls Engineer, PROA, Grupo OEG
2012 Project Engineer, DHV Consultants
2012 - Mechatronics Engineering, Universidad del Valle de Guatemala, Guatemala City, Guatemala