Daniel Riofrío earned his Master's and Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of New Mexico. He's a professor at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador, heading their Computer Science Program. His research delves into machine learning, computer vision, cybersecurity, and optimization in radiotherapy. Riofrío has contributed to e-government projects in Ecuador, partnering with the German Technical Cooperation GIZ. He's a published author in various conferences and journals. Notably, he has a U.S. patent (9,844,684/10,850,122) related to prostate cancer treatment algorithms.