Felix Gutierrez, Jr. was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, USA. He received the B.S.E.E. degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 2006 and the M.S. degree in electrical engineering from Texas A&M University in 2008. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. degree at the University of Texas at Austin. Mr. Gutierrez is a Baumberger Endowment scholar, Radio Club of America scholar, Graduate Diversity fellow, and a Cockrell School of Engineering fellow. Mr. Gutierrez is a member of the Wireless Networking and Communications Group (WNCG) and has conducted undergraduate and graduate research in the area of wireless communications.
His research interests include antenna design, radio frequency integrated circuits, communication systems, and an array of other areas his curiosity desires. As an engineer, Mr. Gutierrez has a strong passion for solving problems that society faces and works towards a common good by advancing the envelope of technology and knowledge. He admires all the predecessors before him in what they have contributed (Newton, Maxwell, Einstein, Bell, Marconi, etc.) and hopes to one day contribute as they did (even if just by a small amount).