2008 - 2011

Bachelor of Science

University of Central Florida
1999 - 2001

Theoretical Physics

Universidad de Antioquia
1991 - 1997

Bachelor of Science

Universidad EAFIT



Research Experience - Working Papers

“A Differentiation Between Bayesian Updating and Model-Free Reinforcement Learning in Human Choice under Uncertainty” Working paper. California Institute of Technology Research Fellowship in Neuroeconomics, Summer 2010. Research funded by NSF.“Modeling and Optimization of Behavioral Portfolio Selection Problems in Mathematical Finance.” Working paper. University of Central Florida. Computational Science Training for Undergraduates in the Mathematical Sciences. Research funded by NSF. “Visual Representation in LabView of Laser-captured Information for Detection and Geolocalization of Points of Failure in Railroad Tracks” University of Central Florida, Department of Computer Science, Spring 2009. Research funded by the City of Orlando, FL and the Florida Department of Transportation.

Work experience

Work experience
Aug 2006 - Jan 2009

Math and Physics Specialist

Full Sail University
Ensured continuous improvement in instructional presentation, teaching techniques, and personal service to groups averaging 50 students per session in monthly academic periods of 10 sessions. Provided multiple academic resources and computational support to students, staff, and faculty. Participated in organizational and curriculum improvement processes and made effective changes to enhance the quality of education offered to students.
Oct 2005 - May 2006

Math/Physics Instructor & Senior Mentor

Seminole State College of Florida
Taught two sessions per academic period of College Physics I and II (16 hours/week) with an average of 15 students per session. Provided college level instruction, mentoring, and tutoring in learning strategies for preparatory and college level math and physics. Coordinated academic tasks and developed standards and course material, including syllabi, lecture notes, handouts, and PowerPoint presentations, to ensure mastery of essential skills and concepts.
Jul 2000 - May 2006

English-Spanish Translator

ToCT Translation Agency
Implemented hardware and software requirements for the agency, created and maintained a translation database with more than 1 million words for projects, and provided instruction to staff in efficient use of resources. Translated more than 5 million words contained in general and technical documents for several companies in the fields of chemistry, computer science, engineering, mathematics, medicine, physics, optimization, quality control, business, education, and training.
Jan 1995 - Dec 1999

Associate Project Planner

Metro de Medellín Railroad Transportation System
Designed, calculated, and drew blueprints for several civil projects related to the construction of stations and access roads. Participated in the generation and implementation of multimodal integration programs through the development of feasibility, mapping, and modeling studies.
Jun 1989 - Jan 1990

English-Spanish Translator

Multinational Force and Observers (MFO- UNO)
Wrote and translated weekly and bimonthly publications and offered guidance and direct interpretation support and services for locals and visitors to the military facilities.