(A full CV can be found here).
I was born and raised in Medellín, Colombia, where I did my undergraduate in Electronic Engineering at Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana. In 2005, I was awarded a Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship for Foreign Scholars and Artists to pursue a MAS in Embedded Systems Design at ALaRI, University of Lugano. After that, I got a position as graduate assistant at the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences of the University of Lausanne, where I completed my PhD (Applied Mathematics for the Human and Social Sciences) in 2012. From early 2012 to mid 2013 I was a postdoc at the Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Basel under the joint supervision of Georg Nöldeke and Laurent Lehmann; concurrently I was a member of Lehmann Group at the Department of Ecology and Evolution at the University of Lausanne. In mid 2013 I was awarded an Early Mobility.Postdoc fellowship from the Swiss National Science Foundation to join Arne Traulsen and his research group (now Department of Evolutionary Theory) at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, where I was a postdoc until September 2016. From October 2016 to August 2017, I was a member of Oscar Puebla’s research group at the Geomar Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel. Since September 2017, I am a tenure-track researcher and assistant professor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse, University of Toulouse 1 Capitole.