Mario H Valencia
D. in Design, Master in Design and Interactive Creation from the University of Caldas, Systems Engineer from the Autonomous University of Manizales and Specialist in University Teaching at the University of Caldas. He worked as a support engineer and researcher at the Jackeline Nova electroacoustic music laboratory, as a teacher he has taught engineering, multimedia, acoustics and design at different universities in Colombia. He is currently an associate professor at the Universidad de Caldas in the Department of Visual Design and director of the SENSOR research laboratory (http://laboratoriosensor.com/).
Among the recognitions obtained, he has a scholarship for creation in cinematography and another in new media, and in 2008 he won the international VIDA prize awarded by the Telefonica Foundation. He has performed and exhibited multiple concerts, interactive installations and multimedia works in different places in Colombia. He is currently Director of the Department of Design at the University of Caldas and Director of Research at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the same University.