Mateo Petel is a Graduate Student studying Computational Sciences at Stanford University and École Normale Supérieure (ENS). He received his BSc (2021) in Applied Mathematics & Financial Engineering from the University of Paris-Dauphine, with First Class Honours. Mateo has extensive experience in academic research at HEC Paris (Prof. Landier), Harvard University (Prof. Pons), and Oxford University (Prof. Perera), and applied research at the European Space Agency (ESA), and NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL).
Mateo is the co-founder of Le Ballon de l'Espoir, France's first national soccer competition for high-school students in support of non-profit organizations (5000+ participants in 2020).
Mateo is a recipient of several awards including the Fulbright - Monahan Foundation Scholarship (2023), the UN Women France Prize (2020), and the World Expo Young Climate Leader Award (2015).

Honors & Awards

  • Fulbright Scholarship Laureate - Monahan Foundation, Fulbright Commission (2023)
  • Coup de Coeur Award, UN Women France (2020)