Education

1996-2000 Ph.D. on Physics/Optics University of Paris XI (IOTA, Lab. Charles Fabry, CNRS). Project partially sponsored by the European Community, in collaboration with Weismann Institut, Heriott-Watt University and Institut d’Electronique Fondamentale. Attended in parallel a Cognitive Sciences Master at the School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (EHESS) as unregistered student.

 

1995-1996 DEA (Diploma of Advanced Studies) in physics (laser and matter interaction) University of Paris XI/ENST/Ecole Polytechnique. Obtained a grant from the MNESR (Ministère National de l’Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche) to start a Ph.D.

 

1993-1996 Engineering degree Telecom Paris Tech (ENST, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications). A French leading school in the field of computer sciences and telecommunications. Mayor in Image Processing.

 

1991-1993 Two years (University-level) preparation for the highly competitive entrance exams to French engineering schools (Mathématiques Supérieures & Spéciales, major in Physics), at Bayonne and Bordeaux, France. Ranked third in the “concours commun”. Mines-Pont-Telecom for foreigners in all of France.

 

1991 Attended six-month at the Facultad de Ciencias de Montevideo.

 

Sept. 1990 French and Uruguayan secondary high school diploma with honors Lycée Français de Montevideo. Grant to pursue University-level studies in France.