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Work and education

  • 12.2012 – 04.2016 | Post-Doctoral researcher at the Biomedical Imaging Group Rotterdam (BIGR) at ErasmusMC and the Department of Pediatric Pulmonology at Sophia Children’s Hospital (Rotterdam, The Netherlands).
  • 08.2011 – 02.2012 | Research assistant at the Centre for Cardiovascular and Lung Biology division of Medical Sciences. Ninewells Hospital. (Dundee, Scotland).
  • 09.2007 – 11.2011 | PhD in Medical Imaging under the supervision of Emanuele Trucco. Sponsored by OPTOS plc. and NRP at the School of Computing of the University of Dundee (Scotland). [Thesis (pdf)]

  • 09.2006 – 07.2007 | MSc in Image Analysis / Computer Vision at Computer Vision Centre of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Spain). [Thesis (pdf)]
  • 05.2006 – 09.2007 | Research assistant at Ciencies de la Computació at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain) in partnership with Tecnobit (Valdepeñas, Spain) and CIDA, Centro de investigación y desarrollo de la Armada (Madrid, Spain).
  • 02.2005 – 06.2005 | Erasmus internship at École Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications de Bretagne, (Brest, France).
  • 09.2000 – 09.2006 | BSc in Computer Science at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona, Spain). [Thesis (pdf)]

Patents

  • Inventor in a patent application related to “Diaphragm movement quantification” project. 2016

Invited presentations and seminars

  • Invited seminar speaker on “Thoracic imaging”, Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Barcelona (Spain). January 2017. [url]
  • Invited speaker at the international LEAD (Lectures Education Awareness & Discussion in Cystic Fibrosis), “Automatic Image analysis: The hurdles“. Rotterdam (The Netherlands). March 2015.
  • Invited seminar speaker on “Deformable registration of retinal FA sequences”, Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Barcelona (Spain). April 2010. [url]
  • Poster presentation on “Retinal Fluorescein Angiogram Registration” Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance conference (SICSA). Edinburgh (Scotland). November 2009.
  • Oral presentation on “Robust detection of retinal landmarks”, British Machine Vision Association. Inst of Physics. “Imaging in the Eye” conference, London (UK). May 2008.

Outreach

  • Science teaching in a primary school as part of a volunteer placement for 3 weeks. Centro de Educación Integral San Riccardo Pampuri. Bogota, Colombia. October 2016.
  • Public talk in Cafe Science Extra, “Computer Vision, Seeing the world through machine eyes“. Dundee (Scotland). October 2011. [Press coverage] [url].

Organisation

  • Organiser of the interdisciplinary seminar “Can we apply medical imaging tools to astronomy data?“. Leiden Observatory (Leiden University, The Netherlands). [pdf]

Supervision

  • Co-supervisor of Katja Mogalle’s MSc project “Characterization of Lung Motion in Pompe Patients using 3D+t MRI Data“. November 2013 – June 2014.

Awards

  • A visualization of the displacement field between retinal frames of an OPTOS fluorescein angiogram examination made it to image of the month in the SINAPSE newsletter, Jan 2016
  • Best presentation award at the Northern Research Partnership (NRP) Graduate School Conference. Dundee (Scotland). January 2011.
  • Best presentation award at the Northern Research Partnership (NRP) Graduate School Conference. Aberdeen (Scotland). March 2008.

Courses and workshops attended

  • PhD supervision workshop, Rotterdam (Netherlands). Novembre 2014.
  • Workshop Advanced Medical Writing and Editing. Rotterdam (Netherlands). August 2014.
  • Molecular and medical image analysis and bio-informatics summer school. Lipari (Italy). July 2009.

Teaching

  • Lab tutor for Computer Vision MSc course “Research Methods”, University of Dundee (Scotland). 2011.
  • Lab tutor for Applied computer BSc course “Java on-line”, University of Dundee (Scotland). 2010.
  • Lab tutor for Computer Science BSc course “Artificial Intelligence I”, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (Spain). 2006.