I am a scientist and a consultant devoted to scientific research, technology development, technology transfer and teaching. My work is aimed at understanding all scientific and societal aspects of computation as well as contributing towards the economic development of modern society based on science and technology.
In the following lines, please find a summary of my CV. For a full list of my publications, please visit the Scientific Publications Section of this website, my Google Scholar Wall , my Research Group Website or my Amazon Author Webpage. To request my CV in extenso, please send an email to contact at venegas-andraca.org
• Mar 2002–Jun 2006. DPhil in Physics. The University of Oxford. Field: Quantum Computation.
• Oct 2000–Mar 2002. MSc by Research in Engineering Science. The University of Oxford. Field: Computer Vision.
• Sep 2009–Aug 2011. MBA. Tecnológico de Monterrey. Graduated with Highest Honors.
• Jan 1990–Dec 1994. BSc in Electronic Systems Engineering. Tecnológico de Monterrey. Graduated with Honors (First Class.)
• Jan 2008-Aug 2008. Postdoctoral fellow & Visiting Professor. Harvard University. Field: Quantum Computation.
• Professor of computer science, Tecnológico de Monterrey.
• Senior Independent Consultant.
• Associate Editor, Quantum Information Processing.
Main Pro Bono Activities
• Member of the Quantum Economy Network, The World Economic Forum.
• ACM Distinguished Speaker.
Description of Professional Activities
• Research. My research focuses on quantum algorithms, quantum cryptography, classical and quantum cybersecurity, classical and quantum artificial intelligence, classical and quantum machine learning, and related areas. I have published 60+ scientific papers, two books, and two book chapters. For a full list of my publications, please visit the Scientific Publications Section of this website, my Google Scholar Wall, my Research Group Website or my Amazon Author Webpage.
• Supervision. I have supervised undergraduate (BSc) and graduate (PhD, MSc) students on several topics of quantum computing and computer vision. Former students are now professors and industry leaders.
• Teaching. I teach courses on the following topics: quantum computation, quantum cybersecurity, cryptography, discrete mathematics, computability and complexity theory, algorithm design and analysis, linear algebra, differential equations, computer architecture, discrete mathematics, programming languages, and history of science.
• Speaker. I have delivered 100+ talks and courses on quantum computing & other technologies and the role of science and technology in economic development, in the following countries: Argentina, Canada, Colombia, Egypt, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Peru, the United Kingdom, The United States of America, and the United Arab Emirates. For more information, please visit the Speaking Section of this website.
• Consultancy. I have delivered consultancy services to companies and governments in Mexico, UK, USA, Peru, and Colombia on computer science, computer engineering, information technologies for business and government, industry-academia liaisons, technology transfer, softlanding, and education for small and medium size companies. For more information, please visit the Consultancy Section of this website.
Selected awards, memberships and appointments
• Distinguished Speaker, the Association for Computing Machinery.
• Member of the Quantum Economy Network, the World Economic Forum.
• Fellow of the Mexican Academy of Sciences.
• Associate Editor, Quantum Information Processing journal.
• Award for Outstanding Professional Development. Society of Mexican Students in the United Kingdom and Mexican Embassy to the UK.
• Member of Mexico’s National Network of Scientists. SNI II (physics and mathematics).
• Senior member, the Association for Computing Machinery.
• The University of Oxford Vice-Chancellor’s Fund Award.
• Rover Scout. Boy Scouts of México.