Guillermo F. Díaz Lankenau- PhD Student

Guillermo Diaz


diazlank [at] mit [dot] edu
Office 31-370



Research Interests

Graduate Student Researcher at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Previously Design Engineer and Finite Element Analyst at John Deere. Intern at NASA (American Space Agency), Robotics Institute of Carnegie Mellon University, and Mercedes Benz. Mechatronics Engineer, graduated with Honors from Tec de Monterrey. Named one of Tec de Monterrey’s “Top 1% Most Outstanding Engineering Students” every year of degree.


  • SM in Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017
  • B.S. in Mechatronics from Tec de Monterrey
  • Honors and Awards

  • Selected as Most Outstanding Mechatronics Engineering graduate from ITESM (2012)
    National Association of Engineering Colleges and Schools (ANFEI) selects one most outstanding graduate for each university program per year. Selected for academic and extra-curricular excellence.
  • Highest possible evaluation in national engineering exam (2012)
    First time a Mechatronics Engineer has received “Excellence” in CENEVAL exam.
  • ITESM Top 1% Most Outstanding Engineering Students (2012, 2011, 2010, 2009)
    Selected for curricular and extra-curricular excellence.
  • Personal congratulatory letters written and signed by:
    Dr. Rangel Sostmann, Rector ITESM (2010)
    Dr. Alberto Bustani, President ITESM Campus Monterrey (2009)
  • Most outstanding ITESM students in community service (2011)
    Founded student group dedicated to promoting civil values in public schools.
  • Roberto Rocca Education Program Scholarship (2010)
    Awarded to talented undergraduate and graduate students in engineering & applied sciences.
  • Hobbies

    Repairing machines, Acoustic Guitar, Reading, Ultra Marathon Trail Running, Cycling