Dania Gutiérrez received the B.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) in 1997, the M.Sc. degree in Electrical
Engineering and Computer Sciences, as well as the Ph.D. degree in Bioengineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), in 2000 and 2005, respectively.
Her studies in the United States were sponsored by the Fulbright Program. From March 2005 to May 2006, she held a postdoctoral fellowship at the
Department of Computer Systems Engineering and Automation, Institute of Research in Applied Mathematics and Systems (IIMAS), UNAM.
In June 2006, she joined the Center for Research and Advanced Studies (Cinvestav) at Monterrey, Mexico. There, she is an Associate Professor in the area of medical sciences.
In 2015, Dr. Gutiérrez was a visiting professor at the Nicolaus Copernicus University at Toruń, Poland. Dr. Gutiérrez’s area of expertise is statistical signal processing and
its applications to biomedicine. She is currently working in projects related to human-machine interfaces, neurocognition, bioelectromagnetism, and biomechanics.
Dr. Gutiérrez is also an activist fighting for the rights of the LGBT community in Mexico.