Leonardo Montero Flores was born in San Juan, on January 12th, 1982. He graduated as an Electronic Engineer from the National University of San Juan in 2014. In 2015, he began carrying out activities at the Earthquake Research Institute (IDIA) related to the development, construction, operation and maintenance of the instruments applicable to the dynamics of structures.
He developed the digital accelerometer IDIA AT-24, which has a wireless communication interface. . Also, he was benefited with a scholarship of the FONSOFT program Scholarships TIC’s Young Professionals 2013 granted by the National Agency of Scientific and Technological Promotion. The scholarship project is about the National Integrated Network of Vehicle Accidents Monitoring, involving the use of GPS, GPRS, TCP/IP technologies and MySQL database.
His research works are mainly related to the study of intelligent sensor networks for real time monitoring of civil constructions in seismic areas. In addition, he carries out activities at the Geosphere and Biosphere Research Centre (CIGEBIO). There, he performs research support tasks by assisting in field research, providing technological advice to the institute’s staff and performing electronic equipment maintenance.