Academic & Professional Positions

Assistant ProfessorAug 2015 – Present
University of Maryland, Baltimore County

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 AssociateApr 2011 – Jul 2015
Tufts University

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

Research AssistantOct 2005 – Mar 2011
University of Malaga

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

Visiting Research ScholarOct 2009 – Dec 2009
Otto-Von-Guericke University of Magdeburg

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

Visiting Research ScholarDec 2007 – Jun 2008
Cornell University

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

Software EngineerOct 2003 – Sep 2005
Isotrol, Inc.

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