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  Employment history (last updated on July. 2016)
 
  • 2013/date: Associate Professor: Computer Science Dept. of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain.
 
  • 2008/2013: "Ramón y Cajal" Fellow: Computer Science Dept. of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
 
  • 2006/2008: "Juan de la Cierva" Fellow: Computer Vision Centre, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain

 
  • 2003/2006: Research Assistant: School of Biol. Sci, University of Bristol, UK

 
  • 1998/2003: Research Assistant: Dept. of Exp. Psychology, University of Bristol, UK

 
  • 1997/1998: Research Fellow: The Physiological Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK

 

Participation in research grants

 
  • Title: Beauty is in the AI of the beholder: computer vision meets neuro-visual aesthetics.
    Secretary of Research and Innovation, Spain. (Ref. TIN2013-49982-EXP)
    (01/01/2015 - 28/02/2017)
 
  • Title: Closing the loop: bio-inspired top-down feedback for computational vision systems.
    Secretary of Research and Innovation, Spain. (Ref. TIN2013-41751-P)
    (01/01/2014 - Ongoing)
 
  • Title: An experiment to estimate the gamma transfer function of LCD monitors
    Truecolour LTD of Liverpool, UK
    (01/12//2011 to 28/02/2012)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • Title: Is human vision optimised for natural scenes?
    MRC (Medical Research Council, UK - Grant No G9706380)
    (01/01/1998 to: 31/12/1998)
 
  • Title: New techniques to the study of Amblyopia and measurements on how the deficits in the amblyopic visual system lead to problems with everyday discrimination tasks
    Fight for Sight, UK
    (05/05/1997  to: 31/12/1997)
  Awards, etc.
 
  • I3 Academic Excellence Award (2012) From the Spanish Ministry of Science.
 
 
  Formal education
 
  • 2003: PhD. @ Bristol University, UK (Dept. of Exp. Psychology) Title: "Is the Human visual system optimised for encoding the statistical information of natural scenes?". See Abstract (locally). Download document (pdf).
 
  • 1995: MSc. @ Bristol University, UK (Dept. of Exp. Psychology) Title: "Spatiochromatic information content of natural scenes". See Abstract (locally). Download document (pdf).
 
  • 1993: Bachiller Universitario en Física (Physics degree), Universidad Nacional de Tucumán (UNT) Argentina.
 
  • 1985: Técnico Mecánico Electricista (Electricity and Mechanics Technician), Instituto Técnico de la UNT, Argentina.
  Teaching
 

Graduate level

  • PhD Supervisor to Jordi Roca-Vila. Currently supervising Arash Akbarinia.
  • MSC supervisor to Daniel Hernandez Juarez, Marta Exposito Ventura and Olivier Penacchio.
  • Unit Instructor for the Master in Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence, School of Engineering, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain.
 

Undergraduate level

  • Undergraduate teaching of “Artificial Intelligence I", "Databases” and "Multimedia Systems" at the Computer Science Dept., Univ. Autònoma de Barcelona.
  • Guest Lecturer for the “Perception” course Undergraduate Program in Psychology, Dept. of Exp. Psychology, University of Bristol, UK.
  • Teaching Assistant for the “Experimental Physics Laboratory I and II”, 1st and 2nd year Undergraduate Program in Physics, Department of Physics, Universidad Nacional de Tucumán, Argentina.
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