Sebastian Pena Serna

Inhaber, Founder, clesgo

Stuttgart, Germany


Mesh Technology
Virtual Environments
Real Time Geometry Processing Applications
Computational Geometry
Computer Graphics
3D visualization
C / C++
Project Management
Proposal Writing
Technical Management
Technological Innovation
Software Engineering
Cloud Computing
Business Development
Strategic Thinking


Professional experience for Sebastian Pena Serna

  • Current 8 years and 5 months, since Feb 2016



    Companies in the manufacturing sector can nurture their innovation and added value, by relying on clesgo’s holistic services founded on the flexible, ubiquitous, and cost-effective access to high-end cloud engineering software as customized workflows and with trustworthy expert engineering support.

  • 2 years and 4 months, Oct 2013 - Jan 2016

    Domain Lead Geometry

    ESI Group

    I conceived and consolidated the vision and roadmap of the Geometry Domain across the different business units, I designed and led the implementation of novel software components for virtual prototyping, and I managed the development of engineers associated to the Domain.

  • 1 year and 3 months, Jul 2012 - Sep 2013

    Deputy Head of Competence Center

    Fraunhofer IGD

    I led the scientific and technological development of the Competence Center, I defined its strategic positioning and the research roadmap, I planned and administered the finances, I restructured the internal organization, and I accompanied the career development of the researchers.

  • 1 year and 9 months, Jan 2012 - Sep 2013

    Senior Researcher

    Fraunhofer IGD

    I initiated and acquired new research funding, I led and managed research projects at German and European level for geometry processing, 3D simulation, and 3D visualization technology, and I represented the Competence Center at national and international events.

  • 7 years, Jan 2005 - Dec 2011

    Research Fellow

    Fraunhofer IGD

    I specified, designed and developed innovative and technological solutions for German and European research projects, I led and coordinated the evolution of the groups “Geometric Modeling” and “Interactive Simulation”, and I contributed to the preparation of research proposals.

  • 1 year and 6 months, May 2007 - Oct 2008

    Teaching Assistant

    Technische Universität Darmstadt

    I assisted the professor of “Geometric Methods of CAE / CAD” in the preparation and during the theoretical lectures, and I created and performed the practical lectures.

  • 1 month, May 2007 - May 2007

    Visiting Researcher


    I participated and contributed to the exchange of scientific experience and expertise in the context of geometry processing.

  • 2 years and 8 months, May 2002 - Dec 2004

    Research Assistant

    Lab. CAD/CAM/CAE EAFIT University

    I designed and developed geometry processing algorithms in the context of surface reconstruction of digitizations and discretization of CAD data.

  • 8 months, Jun 2003 - Jan 2004

    Research Assistant

    University of Vigo

    I designed and developed geometry processing algorithms for the simulation and tracing of satellite’s rays in the context of telecommunication projects.

  • 5 months, Feb 2003 - Jun 2003

    Software Engineer

    MicroCAD Ltd.

    I designed and developed geometric applications based on the ObjectARX API of AutoCAD.

  • 1 year and 6 months, Jan 2001 - Jun 2002

    Teaching Assistant

    EAFIT University

    I assisted the professor of “Mechanical Drawing” and “Introduction to CAD / CAM Systems” in the preparation and during the theoretical lectures, and I created and performed the practical lectures.

Educational background for Sebastian Pena Serna

  • Current 17 years and 3 months, since Apr 2007

    Computer Science

    Technische Universitaet Darmstadt

    Computational Geometry, Computer Graphics, Visual Computing

  • 11 months, Jul 2005 - May 2006

    New media

    The IMEDIA Academy / RISD / TU Darmstadt

    Computer Graphics, Mixed Reality, Modeling and Rendering, among others

  • 6 years and 7 months, Jan 1999 - Jul 2005

    Mechanical Engineering

    EAFIT University

    Mechanical Design, Computational Geometry


  • German


  • English


  • Spanish

    First language



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