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Alejandro Madrid Sánchez, Colombia

Alejandro is in his eighth semester of engineering at the EAFIT in Medellín. He is a scholar of Fundación Educación since 2011, and in 2013 he additionally received a scholarship from the Deutschen Akademischen Austauschdienst (DAAD) for young engineers who want to learn German. Further, also in 2013, he was able to give a speech in Baltimore, Maryland, which shortly after was published in an international academic magazine.

He is a founding member and president of the student's organization, chapter SPIE-EAFIT, which aims at making science and technology in the area of optics more widely available for a broader public. Alejandro's dedication and his activities make him a role model for scholars and alumnis of Fundación Educación.