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León Ávalos y Vez

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Died  1991 (aged 84–85)
Residence  Monterrey, Mexico City
Name  Leon y

Succeeded by  Roberto Guajardo Suarez
Born  January 24, 1906 Atlixco, Puebla, Mexico (1906-01-24)
Spouse(s)  Carolina del Moral (married on 29 November 1935)
Children  Carolina, Leon, Teresa, Jose Luis and Maria
Alma mater  National Polytechnic Institute, MIT

León Ávalos y Vez (24 January 1906 – 1991) was a Mexican mechanical engineer who served as the founding director-general of the Monterrey Institute of Technology (ITESM, 1943–1946) and as director-general of the National School of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering of the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN, 1943).

Ávalos y Vez was born in Atlixco, Puebla, on 24 January 1906 into a family composed by Ignacio Ávalos and Amalia Vez. He received a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the National Polytechnic Institute and a master's degree in the same discipline from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1929).

Selected works

  • Apuntes sobre generadores de vapor (1962).
  • References

    León Ávalos y Vez Wikipedia