2015 - 2019: Ph.D. studies at the Sustainability Science faculty at Leuphana University, Lüneburg. Dissertation: "Social change through the diffusion of sustainability innovations from the bottom up. Case studies of renewable energy and sustainable farming practices in the Global South"
2003 - 2006: MSc in Technology and Resource Management in the Tropics and Subtropics at Cologne University of Applied Sciences
1993 - 1999: Diploma in Mechanical Engineering at the National University of Colombia, Bogotá
Since 2009: Researcher, Future Energy and Industry Systems, Wuppertal Institute
2006 - 2009: Research Fellow, Cologne Laboratory for Construction Machines (KLB), Cologne University of Applied Sciences
2004 - 2006: Student Assistant, Wuppertal Institute