Diego is a Ph.D. student in the Processing Systems Laboratory of the Electrical and Computer Engineering department at the University of Washington. He received M.Sc. degrees in Applied Mathematics and Electrical Engineering, both from University of Washington (Seattle, WA) in 2022, and his B.Eng. degree in Electronics Engineering from Universidad Simón Bolívar (Caracas, Venezuela) in 2018. During the summer of 2022 Diego was an intern with Apple Inc. in Sunnyvale, CA, and during the summer of 2016 he was a summer student at CERN, in Geneva, Switzerland. His research focuses on Digital VLSI and Computer Architecture, especially on applying mathematical optimization ideas to hardware design problems, and on efficient hardware implementations of runtime control and signal processing algorithms.