Enrique Larios Vargas
Enrique Larios Vargas was born in 1977 in Lima, Peru. He studied at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru (PUCP) receiving a BSc degree in Informatic Engineering in 2000. Directly after his bachellor studies he started working as a project engineer in a telecommunications consulting firm. After working in this sector for 6 years, he started working as a part time lecturer in the Telecommunications Engineering department at PUCP. In 2006, he started his Master education at Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos in Lima, Peru. During his master education he specialized in ICT Management and received the MSc degree in the end of 2008. In the same year, he was promoted to Assistant Professor and responsible of the Software Engineering specialization at the Telecommunications Engineering department at PUCP.
In 2010, Enrique applied to the BAPE Erasmus Mundus program for pursuing PhD studies, he was granted with a scholarship and admitted to Leiden University as a PhD student in the Section Imaging and BioInformatics at Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science (LIACS). Under the supervision of Dr. Fons J. Verbeek his research focused on the development of a comprehensive data management platform for Cytomics. His research project was developed in close collaboration between the Division of Toxicology of the Leiden Academic Centre for Drug Research (LACDR) and the Database Architecture Group at Centrum Wiskunde and Informatica (CWI) in Amsterdam. During the last years of his PhD studies he also worked as a lecturer in the Software Engineering course in the Master ICT in Business at Leiden University. His professional experience as an ICT engineer and scientist provide him with a broad perspective useful in the academy and business sector.