Alonso Silva is currently a Member of Technical Staff at Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, in the Department of Mathematics. He is also a permanent member of the Laboratory of Information, Networking and Communication Sciences (LINCS). He has previously worked in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Berkeley, working with Professor Jean Walrand, at INRIA Paris Rocquencourt working with Professor Philippe Jacquet and as a Research Consultant/Intern at Bell Labs Headquarters in Murray Hill, New Jersey, working with Professor Iraj Saniee. He did his Ph.D. at INRIA Sophia-Antipolis under the direction of Professor Eitan Altman. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Physics from the École Supérieure d'Électricité in June 2010. He received his B.Sc. of Mathematical Engineering and my Mathematical Engineering degree from the Department of Mathematical Engineering (DIM) at the Universidad de Chile, in 2004 and 2006.