Mariano Tepper joined the foundation in 2016 as a research fellow in the neuroscience group at the Center for Computational Biology. His research focuses on image processing, computer vision, pattern recognition and machine learning. Tepper comes to the foundation from Duke University, where he was a research scientist and project manager. Prior to working at Duke, he was postdoctoral research associate at the University of Minnesota. Tepper holds a Ph.D. and licentiate degree in computer science from the Universidad de Buenos Aires in Argentina and an M.S. in applied mathematics from the École Normale Supérieure de Cachan in France.