Fernando graduated from the Buenos Aires Institute of Technology (ITBA) in Argentina with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. In 2005 he enrolled in the Graduate Program in Acoustics at Penn State University and graduated with a Master of Engineering in 2007. He later became a faculty member at ITBA, teaching in the Electrical Engineering department and managing all the acoustical activities in the university. He is currently a Ph.D. student at the Graduate Program in Acoustics. Fernando will be working with SPRAL to further study perceptual aspects of concert hall acoustics.