Jose Javier Gonzalez Ortiz

Graduate Student at MIT-CSAIL, Cambridge

United States, 2017

Born in Madrid in 1994. He completed his Bachelor in Telematics Engineering in 2016 from Universidad Pontificia Comillas ICAI.  He is repeatedly awarded the Excellence Scholarship granted by the County of Madrid for his academic performance. During the senior year of his studies he participated in an exchange program at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. During this stay he completed two published research projects in Cryptography and Machine Learning. Due to his outstanding academic results and research contributions he received the Excellence Award in the Bachelor’s Degree. In 2017 he interned at CERN working in optimizing the access and storage of large scale genomic data. Currently his is a graduate student at the Massachussetts Institute of Technology in Boston. He works in the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory under the supervision of principal investigator John Guttag.


Application period

United States, 2017

Host university or research centre

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Ma

Studies pursued with the fellowship

PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Type of studies


Speciality of studies pursued with the fellowship

Information engineering and technology

Home university

Universidad Pontificia de Comillas

Home speciality

Telecommunications engineering and technology