Curriculum vitae

Education

  • MSc. degree in Mathematics of Real-World Systems, The University of Warwick, January 2017

  • Licentiate degree in Electrical Engineering, University of Costa Rica, August 2014

    • Honors diploma (GPA: 9.5/10), ranked #1 in generation of 42

    • Topics: Computer vision, image processing, probability and stochastic processes, algorithms, control theory, and estimation theory

  • B.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering, University of Costa Rica, February 2011

    • Honors diploma (GPA: 9.0/10), ranked #3 in generation of 79, and perfect score in graduation project

  • High School degree, Lincoln School, February 2000 – June 2005

    • International Baccalaureate diplomas in History (High Level), Economics, Mathematics (High Level) and Physics 

Academic honors and awards

  • Most innovative datacenter solution of 2018 in Latin America (awarded to NOMAD), Datacenter Dynamics Awards 2018 (Brazil)

  • Distinction,  MSc. degree in Mathematics of Real-World Systems, The University of Warwick, January 2017

  • Best team performance prize, UK graduate Modelling Camp, University of Oxford, March 2016

  • Chevening Scholarship 2015-2016

  • Kaust Fellowship 2015-2017, from King Abdullah University of Sciences and Technology

  • Erasmus Mundus European Master in System Dynamics 2015-2017 scholarship

  • Financial grant Fl-1J58-14 from Costa Rican ministries MICITT and CONICIT for master studies

  • Honors diploma, Licentiate degree in Electrical Engineering, University of Costa Rica, August 2014

  • Honor mention in thesis, Licentiate degree in Electrical Engineering, University of Costa Rica, February 2014

  • Scholarship and Jury’s Choice Poster Award in Hands-On Research in Complex Systems School, International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy, July 1 – 12, 2013

  • Honors diploma, B.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering, University of Costa Rica, February 2011

  • United States President’s Education Award for outstanding academic achievement in Lincoln High School, 2005

Scientific Toolbox

  • Geospatial analysis

  • Probability & statistics

  • Algorithms, computer science and programming

  • Machine learning

  • Networks

  • Dynamical systems

  • Image processing

  • Complexity

  • Information theory

  • Optimization techniques

  • Agent based models

  • Fourier, Laplace and Control theory

  • Electrical/electronic circuits

  • Electromagnetism and telecommunications

  • Classical physics/mechanics

Technical Toolbox

  • R, R-Shiny

  • Python

  • Alteryx

  • QGIS

  • ArcGIS

  • Matlab, Simulink

  • Julia

  • Netlogo

  • C/C++

  • Gephi

  • Latex

  • Github

  • Mathematica