Mary Cristina Ruales Ortega, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Office: 370G R.H. Flarsheim Hall
Phone: (816) 235-1469


  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Florida International University
  • M.S., ┬áMechanical Engineering, University of Puerto Rico
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Universidad del Valle in Colombia

Research Focus/Expertise:

  • Micro Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS)
  • Low Temperature Co-fired Ceramics (LTCC)
  • Thick Film Processes
  • Gas Sensors (design, fabrication, assembly, characterization and integration into devices)