David Ramirez is currently a postdoctoral research associate at Princeton University, previously a postdoctoral researcher at New York University. David obtained his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Rice University, and a B.S. (with honors) from Tec de Monterrey. David has been actively involved in efforts to improve technical presentations, starting as a student in graduate level courses, then co-creating the first-ever elevator pitch competition for engineering graduate students at Rice University, creating a poster presentation workshop at New York University, and taking on the role of presentation chair for a workshop at NeurIPS 2019.
David’s research is on algorithms to improve wireless network capabilities so that greater services that improve the well-being of society can be delivered to even more people in a secure manner and has authored over a dozen articles. Additionally, David has been recognized for his continuous efforts to improving diversity within academia via the Princeton Postdoctoral Diversity Fellowship and his contributions to his community via the Rice University Robert Lowry Patten Award, Distinguished Service Award, and SHPE Rice Recognition Award, separately he received the ECE Best Presenter Award in 2016.