Gonzalo Mateos earned the B.Sc. degree from Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay, in 2005, and the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, in 2009 and 2011, all in electrical engineering. He joined the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, in 2014, where he is currently an Associate Professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, as well as an Asaro Biggar Family Fellow in Data Science. During the 2013 academic year, he was a visiting scholar with the Computer Science Department at Carnegie Mellon University. From 2004 to 2006, he worked as a Systems Engineer at Asea Brown Boveri (ABB), Uruguay. His research interests lie in the areas of statistical learning from complex data, network science, decentralized optimization, and graph signal processing, with applications in brain connectivity, dynamic network health monitoring, social, power grid, and Big Data analytics.

He currently serves as Senior Area Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing and is an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Signal and Information Processing over Networks. Dr. Mateos received the NSF CAREER Award in 2018, the 2021 IEEE Signal Processing Society Pierre-Simon Laplace Early Career Technical Achievement Award, the 2017 and 2020 IEEE Signal Processing Society Young Author Best Paper Awards (as senior co-author), the 2019 IEEE Signal Processing Society Outstanding Editorial Board Award, and Best Paper Awards at SPAWC 2012, SSP 2016, ICASSP 2018 and 2019, as well as Asilomar 2021. His doctoral work has been recognized with the 2013 University of Minnesota's Best Dissertation Award (Honorable Mention) across all Physical Sciences and Engineering areas.