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    Research interests

    I am a vision scientist currently based in Barcelona. Most of my interests sit in the interface between visual perception and computer vision. They include low-level computational models of vision, visual psychophysics, artificial intelligence, neuro-visual ecology, natural images, avian and primate vision, colorimetry and camera calibration, indie rock music and movies, Sci-Fi, comics, electronic music, computer gaming, miniature building and outdoor activities among others.

    Short Academic Bio
    I was born in Argentina. In the last year of my degree in Physics at the Universidad Nacional de Tucuman I became interested in vision and visual perception. Following this new interest, I did an MSc. in the Dept. of Exp. Psychology of Bristol University (UK). In 1997 I went to work in the Dept. of Physiology in Cambridge University. In 1998 I returned to the Dept. of Exp. Psychology to work on my PhD (1998-2003). After my PhD I worked as a potdoc in the School of Biological Sciences. In 2006 I was awarded the "Juan de la Cierva" Fellowship by the Spanish Ministry of Science and moved to Barcelona, Spain to join the Computer Vision Centre of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. In 2007 I was awarded the "Ramon y Cajal" Fellowship. In 2012 I joined the Computer Sciences Department of the UAB as "Profesor Agregado" (Associate Professor).

    I currently live near Barcelona with my wife Claudia and my son Patxi.

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy

    Education/Academic qualification

    Ph. D., PhD, University of Bristol

    Award Date: 8 Oct 2003

    Masters, MSc, University of Bristol

    Award Date: 18 Jan 1996

    Others, Bachiller Universitario en Física, National University of Tucumán

    Award Date: 30 Nov 1991

    External positions

    Becario Ramón y Cajal, Computer Vision Center (CVC)

    1 Jan 200831 Dec 2012

    Becario Juan de la Cierva, Computer Vision Center (CVC)

    1 Apr 200631 Dec 2007

    Investigador Asistente, University of Bristol

    1 Jan 199831 Mar 2006

    Fight For Sight Fellow, University of Cambridge

    5 May 199731 Dec 1997


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