Pau Rodríguez, CVC alumni, awarded by the BBVA Foundation
Dr. Pau Rodríguez has been awarded by the BBVA Foundation and the “Sociedad Científica Informática de España (SCIE) as one of the best young Spanish computer scientists.
Pau has been distinguished with this recognition due to his contributions in the area of machine learning applied to computer vision, which impact has been demonstrated through his publications in international journals and contributions to high-impact conferences, as well as many collaborations with leading research centers.
“For me, this award is a recognition of the effort doing during my years at the CVC. I think initiatives like this are very important to promote research in our country. In fact, I consider that more actions are required to attract and retain talent and to reduce our dependence on technology from other countries”, declared Dr. Rodríguez.
Pau defended his PhD thesis “Towards Robust Neural Models for Fine-Grained Image Recognition” at the CVC in march 2019, and currently he is assistant professor at the UAB and researcher at Element AI in Quebec (Canada).
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More information (in Spanish): https://www.fbbva.es/noticias/fallados-los-premios-de-investigacion-sociedad-cientifica-informatica-de-espana-scie-fundacion-bbva/