Santiago Mazuelas received his Ph.D. in mathematics and Ph.D. in telecommunications engineering from the University of Valladolid, Spain, in 2009 and 2011, respectively.
Since 2009, he has been a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Wireless Communication and Network Sciences Laboratory at MIT. He previously worked from 2006 to 2009 as a Researcher and Project Manager in a Spanish technological center, as well as a junior lecturer in the University of Valladolid. His general research interest is the application of mathematics to solve engineering problems, currently, his work is primarily focused on localization and navigation networks.
Dr. Mazuelas has served as a member of the Technical Program Committee (TPC) for the IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM) in 2010, 2011, and 2012, the IEEE International Conference on Ultra-Wideband (ICUWB) in 2011, the IEEE 3rd Latin-American Conference on Communications (LATINCOM) in 2011, and the IEEE Wireless Telecommunications Symposium (WTS) in 2010 and 2011. He received the Best Student Record Award in Telecommunications Technical Engineering from University of Valladolid, the Extraordinary Performance Award for Doctorate Studies from University of Valladolid, the Young Scientists Prize from the Union Radio-Scientifique Internationale XXII Symposium in 2007, the Best Paper Award from the IEEE ICUWB in 2011, and the Best Paper Award from the IEEE GLOBECOM in 2011.