Education


  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, 2006
    University of Southern California

  • M.Sc. Electrical Engineering, 2002
    University of Southern California

  • B.Sc. Ingeniería Electrónica, 1998
    Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.

Work Experience (after PhD)


  • Assistant Professor (2012 - until now)
    Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

  • Senior Researcher (2010-2012)
    University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

  • IRCSET Fellow (2008-2010)
    National University of Ireland, Galway

  • Member of Research Staff (2006-2008)
    Xerox Research Labs, USA

During the period July-August 2014 I was a Visiting Professor at Graz University of Technology, Austria. During the period October-November 2008, I was a Visiting Researcher at Northwestern University, USA.

Recognitions & Awards


  • Best Paper Runner Up, The 12th International Conference on emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies (CoNEXT), Irvine, USA, 2016.

  • Runner Up for Teacher of the Year Award, 2nd out of 55+ lecturers in the Department of Computer Science, TU Delft, June 2016.

  • Best Paper Award, the 12th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad hoc and Sensor Systems (IEEE MASS), Dallas, USA, 2015.

  • Best Paper Runner Up, the 10th IEEE International Workshop on Practical Issues in Building Sensor Network Applications (IEEE SenseApp), Florida, USA, 2015.

  • Best Paper Runner Up, the 13th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (ACM/IEEE IPSN), Berlin, Germany, 2014.

  • Best Paper Award, the 5th Extreme Conference on Communication (ExtremeCom), Eyjafjallajokull, Iceland, 2013.

  • Best Paper Runner Up, the 10th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (ACM/IEEE IPSN), Chicago, USA, 2011.

  • ERCIM Fellowship, granted by The European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics, 2009. (Granted but not pursued).

  • IRCSET Fellowship, competitive Post Doctoral grant awarded by the Government of Ireland for all areas in Science, Engineering and Technology, 2008.

  • Best Invention Award, Xerox Research Labs, California, USA, 2005. (During Internship).

  • Honorable mention for Best Teaching Assistant Award, Electrical Engineering Department, University of Southern California, USA, 2003 and 2004.

  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, founded in 1897, is the USA’s “oldest, largest, and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines”, California, USA, 2001.

  • 5th most cited paper in the ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks.

  • Top 1% in university entrance examination (20th out of 2000+ applicants), Pontifica Universidad Catolica del Peru, 1992.

Profesional Activities


Editorial Boards

  • ACM/Springer Wireless Networks (2013-2014)

Technical Program Committee Memberships &
Conference/Workshop Organization

  • 2017: IEEE INFOCOM, ACM/IEEE IPSN, IEEE PERCOM.

  • 2016: ACM SENSYS, ACM/IEEE IPSN, IEEE INFOCOM, IEEE PERCOM, IEEE RTSS, IEEE MASS, VLCS, MadCom (General Chair), PerMoby.

  • 2015: ACM/IEEE IPSN, IEEE PERCOM (Main Track and WiP), IEEE RTSS, IEEE ICDCS, IEEE DCOSS, IEEE MASS, EWSN, PerMoby, IFIP SustainIT PhD Forum.

  • 2014: IEEE ICDCS, IEEE PERCOM (Main Track and WiP), IEEE DCOSS, IEEE MASS, IEEE WoWMoM, EWSN (TPC and Poster/Demo co-chair), ALGOSENSORS, SSS, Permoby, MobiSPC.

  • 2013: ACM/IEEE IPSN, IEEE RTSS, IEEE DCOSS, IEEE PERCOM (WiP), RealWSN, IEEE PIMRC, IEEE ISSNIP, S-CUBE (TPC chair), Permoby, RoboSense, CONET, EvAAL.

  • 2012: IEEE MASS, IEEE LCN (Demo Board), PerMoby, RealWiN, DSD, CONET, RoboSense (Poster and Demo Co-chair).

  • 2011: IEEE LCN (Demo Board), IEEE NCA, ISSNIP, ANT, DSD, CONET.

  • 2010: IEEE ICDCS, IEEE SUTC (Track Co-Chair), ISSNIP, ICPADS, CONET (General Co-Chair), ATNAC.

  • 2009: IEEE SECON, IEEE GI, ISSNIP, SensorNets (Publicity Co-Chair).

  • 2008: IEEE PIMRC, IEEE SUTC, IEEE GI.

  • 2007: PWSN.

  • 2005: IEEE WirelessCom, Symposium of Wireless Sensor Networks (Publicity Co-Chair)

Invited Talks


  • University of Cambridge, "The Internet of Things: from Vietnam to radios & lights", Cambridge, UK, October 2016.

  • The University of Twente, “The Internet of Things: from Vietnam to radios & lights”, Twente, The Netherlands, June 2016.

  • Universidad de Ingenieria y Tecnologia (UTEC), "Low Power Wireless Networks: About Links and Graphs", Lima, Peru, August 2015.

  • The University of Oxford, “Low Power Wireless Networks: About Links and Graphs”, Oxford, UK, June 2015.

  • The University of Edinburgh, “Strengthening Wireless Sensor Networks: Extreme Conditions, Envi- ronmental Dynamics and Graph Filters”, Edinburgh, UK, December 2014.

  • European Cooperation in Science and Technology, Action IC1101 OPTICWISE, "OpenLight: Software-Defined VLC, Shinning a Light on Embedded Networks" Graz, Austria, July 2014

  • Graz University of Technology (TU Graz), "Distributed Filters for Wireless Networks: A Spectral Graph Theory Viewpoint", Graz, Austria, July 2014.

  • Graz University of Technology (TU Graz) "Leveraging Anycast Primitives to Design Energy-Efficient Stress-Free Networks", Graz, Austria, July 2014.

  • Uppsala University, "Communicating Networked Embedded Systems with Visual Light: Open Research Problems", Uppsala, Sweden, November 2013.

  • Swedish Institute of Computer Science (SICS), "Monitoring the density of mobile crowds with a lightweight cardinality estimator", Kista, Sweden, November 2013.

  • Technische Universitat Darmstadt (TU Darmstadt), "Think Globally, Act Locally: On the Reshaping of Information Potentials", Darmstadt, Germany, February 2013.

  • University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI), "New Research Trends in Wireless sensor Networks", keynote at "The SUPSI Research Convention", Lugano, Switzerland, September 2012.

  • Technische Universiteit Delft (TU Delft), "Understanding and Taming Low-Power Wireless Links", Delft, The Netherlands, June 2012,

  • Universita degli Studi di Trento (UNITN), "Understanding and Taming Low-Power Wireless Links", Trento, Italy, May 2012.

  • Wichita State University (WSU), "Understanding and Taming Low-Power Wireless Links", Wichita, Kansas, USA, April 2012.

  • Pontifica Universidad Catolica del Peru (PUCP), "An Overview of Wireless Sensor Networks", keynote at "The Second Latin American Workshop on Wireless Networks for Rural Areas", Ica, Peru, August 2010.

  • Northwestern University (NWU), "Exploiting Degree Heterogenity to Enhance Random Walk Based Queies", Evanston, Illinois, USA, October 2008.

  • University of Rochester, "Realistic Modeling of Low-Power Wireless Communication Graphs", Rochester, New York, USA, August 2007.

  • Xerox Research Labs, "Impact of Lower Layer Dynamics on Wireless Sensor Network Routing", Webster, New York, USA, June 2006.

  • Bosch Research and Technology Center, "Impact of Lower Layer Dynamics on Wireless Sensor Network Routing", Palo Alto, California, USA, March 2006.