Laura studied Electronic Engineering at Universidad Nacional de Colombia, holding a PAES scholarship - Best High School Graduates 2002, and received her diploma in 2008. In 2012 she received her diploma of MSc in Biomedical Engineering at Universitat de Barcelona and Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, benefited by a Colfuturo PCB scholarship. Laura finished her PhD at the Department of Information and Communication Technologies - UPF, in 2016 holding a PRC fellowship. Her research focused mainly in exploring and designing medical devices capable of performing electrical stimulation for neuroprostheses.
Currently, Laura works as a Research Engineer at Otto Bock (Germany). She works in the area of Translational Research & Knowledge Management (R&D), particularly in the European H2020 research project INPUT (Intuitive Natural Prosthesis UTilization). Laura makes part of the EMG signal acquisition hardware development team.