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Fernando Torre, PhD
Computer Scientist, UI Developer, Teacher, Language Learner, Nerd, Amateur Triathlete, Father
About Me

Hello, My name is Fernando. I am a Multilingual Senior Software Engineer with over 10 years of experience in Frontend Development and UI/UX design, a background in research, teaching, and industry settings, and experience with cross-cultural and distributed teams and in international settings.

I grew up in Puerto Rico, got my Ph.D. in Computer Science in Minnesota, and lived in Tokyo for over 5 years. I am currently back in Puerto Rico working as a Software Engineering Manager for Collins Aerospace.

I am passionate about:


I am particularly interested in Human-Computer Interaction, User Experience (UX), and Web/Mobile Development.


I love both to learn and to teach. I am experienced at teaching in college and community settings.


I speak four languages (Spanish, English, Japanese, and Mandarin Chinese) and am learning Russian and Korean.


I thrive working with people from diverse backgrounds. I have lived in 4 countries and have been to over 40.

For more on my work, check out my professional experience, projects, and publications.

To find out what makes me who I am, check out my values, strengths, and personality.

I am a quick learner and am constantly acquiring new skills and hobbies.