José Orozco Rodríguez completed his B.S. in Mathematics at Universidad de las Américas - Puebla, and his M.S. in Mathematics at Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, both in Puebla, Mexico. He completed his Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, in Minneapolis, MN. He currently works in the research and development department at Vision-Ease Lens in Ramsey, MN, where he develops software for the optical design of ophthalmic lenses.