José Manjarrés

Assistant Professor
Engineering
Ph.D. (Electrical & Electronics Engineering), 2020, Universidad del Norte
B.S. (Mathematics), 2015, Universidad del Norte
B.S. (Electronics Engineering), 2015, Universidad del Norte

Dr. Manjarrés is an assistant professor in the Department of Engineering in the Martin D. Walker School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics at Olivet. Before joining the Olivet faculty, he taught at Universidad del Norte in Barranquilla, Colombia, and finished a research internship at Duke University as part of his Ph.D. studies. 

The courses he teaches at Olivet include, Computational Engineering, Electrical Circuits and Systems, Introduction to Robotics, Machine Learning, and Computer Architecture.

Dr. Manjarrés serves as a faculty advisor for the ONU student branch of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), NSBE (National Society of Black Engineers), and SHPE (Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers). 

His professional experience outside the classroom includes research in wearable devices, energy harvesting, renewable energies, telemetry systems, deep learning for sensing systems, and RF sensing.

His wife, Laura, works as a full-time missionary for Cru in the field of digital missions. Together they have served with Cru in ministries for local campuses, international students, and young professionals.