Academic & Professional Positions

Assistant Professor
University of Maryland, Baltimore CountyAug 2015 – Present

Dept. of Biological Sciences
Dept. of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering (affiliate)
University of Maryland Graduate School (regular member)
Program in Oncology,
Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center,
University of Maryland School of Medicine (full member)

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Tufts UniversityApr 2011 – Jul 2015

Center for Regenerative and Developmental Biology, Dept. of Biology
Advisor: Prof. Michael Levin

Research Assistant
University of MalagaOct 2005 – Mar 2011

Research Group in Biomimetics, Dept. of Computer Science
Advisor: Prof. Francisco J. Vico

Visiting Research Scholar
Otto-Von-Guericke University of MagdeburgOct 2009 – Dec 2009

Research Group in Theoretical Computer Science, Dept. of Computer Science
Advisor: Prof. Jürgen Dassow

Visiting Research Scholar
Cornell UniversityDec 2007 – Jun 2008

Creative Machines Lab, Depts. of Computer Science & Mechanical Engineering
Advisor: Prof. Hod Lipson

Software Engineer
Isotrol, Inc.Oct 2003 – Sep 2005

Control Systems Division


Postdoc. Developmental, Regenerative, and Cancer Biology
Tufts University, 2015

Ph.D. Computer Science
University of Malaga, 2010

M.S. Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence
University of Malaga, 2007

B.S. Computer Science and Computer Engineering
University of Seville, 2005