Dr. Jesus Gonzalez-Llorente received his undergraduate degree in electronics engineering from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia at Manizales in 2003, his Specialized Diploma in Software Engineering from Francisco Jose de Caldas District University in 2005, his M.S. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez in 2009, and his Ph.D. degree in Engineering from the Kyushu Institute of Technology at Kitakyushu, Japan in 2019.
He was a researcher in the National Astronomy and Ionosphere Center - Arecibo Observatory under Cornell University operation during 2010. He also was an adjunct professor at the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez and a visiting scholar at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, USA. His research activities include power converters, solar photovoltaic systems, electrical power systems, small satellites, and space systems engineering.
Dr. Gonzalez-Llorente is an IEEE Senior Member. He received the Emerging Space Leader Grant from the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) in 2015. He also received the United Nations/Japan Long-term Fellowship from 2016-2019 to participate in the Space Engineering International Course in the Department of Applied Science for Integrated Systems Engineering in Kyutech, Japan, as part of the Post-graduate Study on Nanosatellite Technology in collaboration with United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA). Dr. Jesus Gonzalez-Llorente has been recognized as an associate researcher by the Ministry of Science Technology and Innovation of Colombia.