Born in Medellin, Colombia. He receives the degree of Electrical Engineering at the University of Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia, in 2005. In 2009 and 2012 he receives the degree of Master and Doctor respectively, in Electrical, Electronics and Automatics at the Carlos III University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain.
For a year was working at the University of Antioquia as associate professor and research assistant under the "Financial Derivatives in the National Electricity Market." In INESC-Porto, Porto, Portugal, for a year was working as a researcher training under the project "Evolutionary Particle Swarm Optimization (EPSO), developing a platform for optimization with intelligent agents on JADE.
His current areas of interest are uncertainly estimation of the wind power production, coordination of hydro and wind generation, optimization applied to power systems and software development.