Nelson Monterrosa


Title: Patent Engineer
Location: Houston


Nelson Monterrosa assists with prosecuting foreign and domestic patents in semiconductors, optics technologies, telecommunications, consumer electronics, electrical technology, manufacturing, automotive, oilfield applications and power distribution systems.

Prior to joining Osha Liang, Mr. Monterrosa worked as a Master Research Assistant at the Biophotonics and Microsystems Laboratory at the University of Florida Integrated Microsystems Group. His main research focused on utilizing Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) to create a Doppler Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) scan that will be adapted for live in vivo cancer detection. He also worked in Information Technology (IT) at the University of Florida where he was in charge of the efficiency and security of the software and hardware associated with the network systems in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Outside of academia, his experience included working three years with Eaton Corporation as a Design Engineer in their largest medium-voltage switchgear manufacturing plant and as an Operations Engineer developing and testing applications for the oil and gas industry at the Houston Experience Center.


  • B.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Florida (2016)
    • United World College Scholar
    • John E. Morton Scholar


  • Florida Engineer-in-Training (EIT)


  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • American Nuclear Society
  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers


  • English (fluent)
  • Spanish (fluent)
  • Italian (limited working proficiency)