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IDEAS Engineering & Technology

IDEAS Engineering & Technology (IDEAS-TEK) is a small business dedicated to the development of innovative and cost-effective solutions for aerospace, medical, and other mission-critical applications. IDEAS-TEK provides unmatched digital design, embedded systems engineering, and software development services to the private sector and US government agencies. Our solutions range from full custom and proprietary designs of digital systems to open-source hardware and software designs provided to the community for development and experimentation.​

Dr. Alonzo Vera 
CEO / President
Dr. Jorge Piovesan
Director of Engineering

Alonzo received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Mexico. He has specialized in embedded system design for aerospace applications and dynamic partial reconfiguration applications using FPGAs. He has worked on radiation effects mitigation techniques for FPGA-based systems and custom ASICs as well as radiation effects testing at different facilities around the country. Alonzo has striven to create a culture of excellence within the company, encouraging technical collaboration among the company’s team members. “My biggest satisfaction is that our customers come back to us with new projects. It means we are doing something right!”

Jorge brings a breadth of technical expertise and leadership experience to IDEAS-TEK. His focus is to bring our innovations to market and expand our engineering services to other mission-critical
applications. Jorge has worked on R&D projects that range from the Internet of Things, to medical imaging, to robotics, embedded systems, and cyber/physical systems. Jorge has a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Mexico and a B.S. in Electronic Systems Engineering (Summa Cum Laude). "IDEAS-TEK has the perfect environment to pursue high-impact innovation through our projects and our customer’s successes."

Jennifer Potutschnig
Sr. Accountant
Dr. Gilberto Zamora
Director of Operations

Jennifer handles IDEAS-TEK’s accounting and financial analysis.  She brings over 30 years of accounting experience working with small and mid-sized businesses in the scientific, engineering, facility protection and environmental areas of government contracting, customized manufacturing, health lab research, construction and holding companies.  She is excited to be working for IDEAS-TEK where she is using her vast knowledge of accounting and database systems to keep improving the accounting processes along the way.

Gilberto handles IDEAS-TEK’s operations. He has more than 20 years of experience in medical device R&D and commercialization and IDEAS-TEK is his first foray into the aerospace industry, and he is liking it. Previously, he managed the implementation of tele-health networks, was the PI in seven NIH SBIR grants, and established quality management systems compliant with ISO and FDA . At IDEAS-TEK, Gilberto is helping the rest of the management team focus on growth and business development.  Gilberto has a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Texas Tech University (2002).

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Emily Miera
HR Manager

Emily is IDEAS-TEK's Administrative Professional and HR Manager. She brings over 25 years of experience in administrative and facility management. She holds and Associate's Degree in Electronics Technology from the University of New Mexico. Emily is excited to apply her talent to the dynamic IDEAS-TEK's team. "I love my job and enjoy working with such an exceptional group of people."

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