Dr. Ayala is a Postdoctoral Assistant Professor in the Mathematics Department at
the University of Michigan. He obtained his bachelor degree in Engineering from ITESM (Mexico, 2005),
and his doctoral degree in Mathematics from McMaster University (Canada, 2014). Dr. Ayala was a
participant at the Program in Mathematics of Turbulence organized by the Institute for Pure and
Applied Mathematics, UCLA, in 2014. His research interests include computational
fluid dynamics, large-scale computing and optimization.