Maykel Alonso was born in Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain) in 1985. He received his Technical Telecommunications Engineering degree, majoring in Communications Systems, in 2007 and his Telecommunications Engineering degree in 2009 from the Faculty of Engineering Mondragon University (MGEP), Spain.
During his studies he worked for Fagor Electronics porting uC-Linux to a prototype board as an intern of the Faculty of Engineering - Mondragon University (MGEP). He also studied one semester at the Aalborg University (AAU), Denmark, through an ERASMUS scholarship.
In 2009 he joined the Electronics & Communication Department at CEIT, and started his PhD studies, through the Iñaki Goenaga (FCT-IG) Technology Centers Foundation grant.
At present, his research interest field is focused on the “Design of embedded communications systems inside human bodies”.