Academic Degrees

2015 Habilitation, Heidelberg University, Germany.

2003 Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics, Max Planck Institute for Physics (Werner-Heisenberg-Institute), Munich, Germany.

2000 M.S. in High Energy Physics
International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy.

1998 B.S. in Nuclear Physics, Summa cum Laude
Institute for Nuclear Sciences and Technology, Havana, Cuba.

Professional Appointments

Since 2016:   Assistant Professor of Physics, Department of Physics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, USA.

2012 – 2015: Visiting Associate, Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy, California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, CA, USA.

2012 – 2016: Associate Scientist, Particle and Astro-Particle Physics Division Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics, Heidelberg, Germany.

Postdoctoral appointments

2011 – 2012: James Arthur Fellow, Center for Cosmology and Particle Physics (CCPP), New York University, USA.

2007 – 2011: Dirac Fellow, Department of Physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI, USA.

2005 – 2007: Research Associate, Center for Theoretical Particle Physics (CFTP), Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal.

2004 – 2005 Fondecyt Fellow and Lecturer, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile.