IEEE SPS Summer School on Biomedical Signal and Image Processing – Chile 2020

September 2020 – January 2021

Concepción, Chile

Descripción

La SPS Summer School on Biomedical Signal and Image Processing 2020 tiene un programa para estudiantes entusiastas de pregrado y postgrado, interesados en el área de procesamiento de señales e imágenes biomédicas. Esta versión de la escuela se realizará en línea, durante la segunda mitad del año 2020.

Tratará, a través de seminarios y videos de demostraciones prácticas, diferentes temas del estado del arte en Procesamiento de Señales e Imágenes Biomédicas.

Las charlas serán presentadas por expertos nacionales e internacionales en la materia.

Público objetivo

Estudiantes de últimos años de ingeniería o carreras afines, y de postgrado, con interés en el procesamiento de señales e imágenes biomédicas, de Chile y de América Latina.

Las charlas serán en Español.

Registration Fees:

No registration fee will be charged.

Registration:

The registration must be submitted through the Registration Form 

Registration deadline: September 22, 2020, 11:59 pm.

Important dates (preliminary)

Starting date: September 25, 2020

Ending date: January 15, 2021

Registration deadline: September 22, 2020

Abstract Submission deadline: October 15, 2020

Abstract Acceptance notification: November 15, 2020

Sponsoring institutions

IEEE Signal Processing Society

IEEE Chile Sur section

IEEE Student Branch at Universidad de Concepción

Facultad de Ingeniería, Universidad de Concepción

Organization Committee:

Pamela Guevara, Universidad de Concepción, Chile

Esteban Pino, Universidad de Concepción, Chile

 

Contact Information

If you have any questions, please contact by email prof. Pamela Guevara at spsschool2020@biomedica.udec.cl.

Call for abstracts

Abstracts are invited for oral presentation, describing ongoing work in the area of Biomedical Signal and Image processing, performed by graduate and undergraduate students.

Up to 20 abstracts will be selected for online presentation.

Abstract submission deadline: October 15, 2020, 11:59 pm.

Student awards

The following awards will be granted to the best abstracts.

Best undergraduate student abstract: 300 USD

Second undergraduate student abstract: 200 USD

Third undergraduate student abstract: 100 USD

Best graduate student abstract: 300 USD

Second graduate student abstract: 200 USD

Third graduate student abstract: 100 USD

Submission guidelines:

To be accepted, you must send an abstract in IEEE Paper format, of maximum 2 pages (letter size), before the deadline, to spsschool2020@biomedica.udec.cl.

Each abstract must be divided into the following sections:

  1. Background, Motivation and Objective
  2. Statement of Contribution/Methods
  3. Results
  4. Discussion and Conclusions

The language of the abstracts can be English or Spanish.

Authors of accepted abstracts will be notified early in November 2020.

The presentation of the abstracts will be performed in the last session(s) of the School (December 2020).

 

Programa

La escuela tendrá una sesión por semana, con un total de 11 charlas impartidas por expertos, más una o dos sesiones para la presentación de los trabajos de los estudiantes. Las charlas serán en español.

La fecha y hora de cada charla ya están establecidas y serán preferentemente los viernes a las 17:00 hrs (hora chilena).

Las sesiones serán grabadas para aquellos que no puedan asistir a las sesiones de forma sincronizada.

 

 Programa en Excel 

Speakers (alphabetical order)

 

Steren Chabert

 

Profesora Titular

Departamento de Ingeniería Biomédica

Universidad de Valparaíso.

 

Doctor of Philosophy, Université de Technologie de Compiègne, Francia.

Master of Science, Washington University in Saint Louis, EEUU.

Biomedical Engineer, Université de Technologie de Compiègne, Francia.

Alejandro Frangi

Alejandro (Alex) was born in La Plata, Argentina. In 1991 he moved to Barcelona, Spain, where he obtained his undergraduate degree in Telecommunications Engineering from the Technical University of Catalonia (Barcelona) in 1996. Then he carried out research on electrical impedance tomography for image reconstruction and noise characterization at the same institution under a CIRIT grant. In 1997 he obtained a grant from the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs to pursue his PhD in Medicine at the Image Sciences Institute of the University Medical Center Utrecht on model-based cardiovascular image analysis. During this period he was visiting researcher at the Imperial College in London, UK, and in Philips Medical Systems BV, The Netherlands. … Read More

website: http://www.cistib.org/afrangi/

Alejandro Frangi

Alejandro (Alex) was born in La Plata, Argentina. In 1991 he moved to Barcelona, Spain, where he obtained his undergraduate degree in Telecommunications Engineering from the Technical University of Catalonia (Barcelona) in 1996. Then he carried out research on electrical impedance tomography for image reconstruction and noise characterization at the same institution under a CIRIT grant. In 1997 he obtained a grant from the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs to pursue his PhD in Medicine at the Image Sciences Institute of the University Medical Center Utrecht on model-based cardiovascular image analysis. During this period he was visiting researcher at the Imperial College in London, UK, and in Philips Medical Systems BV, The Netherlands.

 

Professor Frangi is Diamond Jubilee Chair in Computational Medicine at the University of Leeds, Leeds, UK, with joint appointments at the School of Computing and the School of Medicine. He leads the CISTIB Center for Computational Imaging and Simulation Technologies in Biomedicine. He has been awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering Chair in Emerging Technologies (2019-2029).

 

Professor Frangi has edited several books, published 7 editorial articles and over 215 journal papers in key international journals of his research field and more than over 200 book chapters and international conference papers with an h-index 55 and over 20,700 citations according to Google Scholar. He has been three times Guest Editor of special issues of IEEE Trans Med Imaging, one on IEEE Trans Biomed Eng, and one of Medical Image Analysis journal. He was chair of the 3rd International Conference on Functional Imaging and Modelling of the Heart (FIMH05) held in Barcelona in June 2005, Publications Chair of the IEEE International Symposium in Biomedical Imaging (ISBI 2006), Programme Committee Member of various editions of the Intl Conf on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Interventions (MICCAI) (Brisbane, AU, 2007; Beijing CN, 2010; Toronto CA 2011; Nice FR 2012; Nagoya JP 2013), International Liaison of ISBI 2009, Tutorials Co-Chair of MICCAI 2010, and Program Co-chair of MICCAI 2015. He was also General Chair for ISBI 2012 held in Barcelona. He is the General Chair of MICCAI 2018 held in Granada, Spain.

 

Professor Frangi is Chair of the Editorial Board of the MICCAI-Elsevier Book Series (2017-2020), and serves as Associate Editor of IEEE Trans on Medical Imaging, Medical Image Analysis, SIAM Journal Imaging Sciences, Computer Vision and Image Understanding journals. Professor Frangi was foreign member of the Review College of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC, 2006-10) in UK, is a recipient of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Early Career Award in 2006, the ICT Knowledge Transfer Prize (2008) and two Teaching Excellence Prizes (2008, 2010) by the Social Council of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. He also was awarded the UPF Medal (2011) for his service as Dean of the Escuela Politècnica Superior. He was awarded the ICREA-Academia Prize by the Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats (ICREA) in 2008. Professor Frangi is an IEEE Fellow (2014), EAMBES Fellow (2015), SPIE Member, SIAM Member, MICCAI Member, and elected member to the Board of Directors of the Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Interventions (MICCAI) Society (2014-2018). Professor Frangi serves in the Scientific Advisory Board of the European Institute for Biomedical Imaging Research (EIBIR) and was Chair of the Fellows Committee of the IEEE EMBS (2017-2018).

website: http://www.cistib.org/afrangi/

Sebastián Godoy

 

Sebastián E. Godoy was born in Concepción, Chile. He received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Concepción, Concepcion, Chile, in 2006 and 2009, respectively. He received the Ph.D. Degree in Engineering from the University of New Mexico, USA,  in 2015. He is currently Associate Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering, Universidad de Concepción, Chile. His research interests are in the area of algorithms for recognition and classification, image processing, and feature extraction, algorithms for multidimensional imaging using multicolor (e.g., visible and infrared) focal-plane arrays. Dr. Godoy has special interest for spatio-spectral and spatio-temporal algorithms for feature extraction and optimal decision making for medical applications.

 

Webpages:

https://fi.udec.cl/academicos/sebastian-godoy-m/

http://www.udec.cl/~segodoy

Pamela  Guevara

Pamela Guevara is an Electronics Engineer from Universidad de Concepción. She has a Master degree in Medical Imaging and a PhD degree in Physics, both from the Université Paris-Sud, France. She developed her Master and PhD theses in the brain neuroimaging center Neurospin, Saclay, France.

She is currently Associate Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universidad de Concepción. She teaches different undergraduate and graduate courses of Computer Programming and Digital Image Processing. She also leads a Medical Image Analysis group with the main focus of the study of brain connectivity.  … Read More

 

Webpage: http://pamelaguevara.icb.udec.cl/

Pamela  Guevara

Pamela Guevara is an Electronics Engineer from Universidad de Concepción. She has a Master degree in Medical Imaging and a PhD degree in Physics, both from the Université Paris-Sud, France. She developed her Master and PhD theses in the brain neuroimaging center Neurospin, Saclay, France.

She is currently Associate Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universidad de Concepción. She teaches different undergraduate and graduate courses of Computer Programming and Digital Image Processing. She also leads a Medical Image Analysis group with the main focus of the study of brain connectivity.

She has participated as a researcher in several Chilean R&D projects, like FONDECYT, FONDEF, ANILLO and since 2018 she is researcher of the Chilean Advanced Center for Electrical and Electronic Engineering (AC3E). She serves as an Associate Editor  of Biomedical Engineering Online Journal (since 2018). During 2019-2021 she is a member of the IEEE SPS Bio Imaging and Signal Processing (BISP) Technical Committee.

Since 2018 she is advisor of the WIE Student Affinity Group at the Universidad de Concepción. She is committed to disseminating research to high school students, pre- and post-graduates, as well as promoting the role of women in STEM. 

 

Webpage: http://pamelaguevara.icb.udec.cl/

Arrate Muñoz-Barrutia

Dr. Arrate MUÑOZ-BARRUTIA (Senior Member IEEE) is the head of the Bioengineering and Aerospace Engineering Department at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), Spain. She is an Associate Professor (accredited as Full Professor) in Biomedical Engineering at UC3M and Senior Researcher of Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain. She has received a PhD ès sciences from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL) in 2002. For nearly a decade, she worked at the cancer division of the biomedical research center CIMA of the University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain. … Read More

Webpage: https://image.hggm.es/es/arrate-munoz

Arrate Muñoz-Barrutia

Dr. Arrate MUÑOZ-BARRUTIA (Senior Member IEEE) is the head of the Bioengineering and Aerospace Engineering Department at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), Spain. She is an Associate Professor (accredited as Full Professor) in Biomedical Engineering at UC3M and Senior Researcher of Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain. She has received a PhD ès sciences from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL) in 2002. For nearly a decade, she worked at the cancer division of the biomedical research center CIMA of the University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain. Her research activity is dedicated to biomedical imaging and biomedical image processing and was awarded with the Excellence prize for research from the UC3M social council in 2017. She was a visiting scientist fellowship in 2008, 2009 at the Bioimaging Center at California Institute of Technology (CALTECH), Pasadena, USA, and in 2015, at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA. Since 2002, she has taught several courses at a graduate and master level on image processing, medical instrumentation and electronics.

She is an elected member (Europe representative) of the Administrative Committee of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS). She is a representative of the Signal Processing society (SPS) in the Steering Committee of IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging (TMI( (2018-2019) and in the Steering Committee of IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging. Currently, she is an Associate Editor of IEEE TMI and BMC Bioinformatics. She was Associated Editor of IEEE SPL from 2012 to 2015 and the lead guest editor of the Special Issue of Quantitative Bioimaging of the IEEE Signal Processing Magazine (2015) and guest editor of the Special Issue on Imaging-Based Diagnosis of COVID-19 of the IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging (2020). She was part of the organizing committee of the conference ISBI in 2012, 2016 (program chair), 2018 and 2020. Currently, she is a member of the Biomedical Imaging and Image Processing (BIIP) Technical Committee of the IEEE EMBS and was a member of the Bio-Signal and Image Processing Technical Committee of the IEEE SP Society (vice-chair 2015, chair 2016-17, past-chair 2018). She has extensive experience in the evaluation and review of national and European projects and was a nominated external member of the Evaluation Commission of INRIA in 2017.

Webpage: https://image.hggm.es/es/arrate-munoz

Roberto Lavarello

Roberto Lavarelllo. B.Sc Ing. Electrónica, PUCP, 2000. M.Sc. and Ph.D. Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005 and 2009, respectively. He is a full professor at the Departamento de Ingeniería of the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru. His research is focused on ultrasonic tissue characterization, quantitative ultrasound, and ultrasonic imaging methods. He is a former Fulbright scholar and an IEEE senior member. He was an Associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (2010-2012) and president of the IEEE EMBS Perú Chapter (2014-2016). … Read More

Webpage: https://investigacion.pucp.edu.pe/laboratorio/imagenes-medicas/en/

Roberto Lavarello

Roberto Lavarelllo. B.Sc Ing. Electrónica, PUCP, 2000. M.Sc. and Ph.D. Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005 and 2009, respectively. He is a full professor at the Departamento de Ingeniería of the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru. His research is focused on ultrasonic tissue characterization, quantitative ultrasound, and ultrasonic imaging methods. He is a former Fulbright scholar and an IEEE senior member. He was an Associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (2010-2012) and president of the IEEE EMBS Perú Chapter (2014-2016). He is currently an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control and IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, and chair of the IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging steering committee and the IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging steering committee. He is a member of the IEEE EMBS Technical Committee on Biomedical Imaging and Image Processing, the IEEE SPS Technical Committee on Bio Imaging and Signal Processing, the AIUM/QIBA Pulse-Echo Quantitative Ultrasound Biomarker Committee, the IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium Technical Program Committee, and the IEEE UFFCS Diversity and Inclusion Committee.He is the Latin American representative at the AdCom of the IEEE EMBS.

Webpage: https://investigacion.pucp.edu.pe/laboratorio/imagenes-medicas/en/

Patricio Orio

 

Adjunct Researcher at Centro Interdisciplinario de Neurociencia de Valparaíso.

Full Professor at Faculty of Sciences, Universidad de Valparaíso.

Director of Biophysics and Computational Biology PhD Program at University of Valparaíso.

PhD in Sciences, mention in Molecular, Cellular Biology and Neurosciences. Universidad de Chile (2004)

 

Webpage: https://cinv.uv.cl/members/porio/

Esteban J. Pino

 

Esteban J. Pino (S’96,A’99,S’02,M’08,SM’14) received the Electronics Engineering degree in 1997, M.Sc. in E.E. degree in 2000 and D.Sc. in E.E. in 2009, all from the Universidad de Concepción, Concepción, Chile.

From 2000 to 2002 he was with Masisa as a project engineer. From 2004 to 2006 he was a research fellow at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA. In 2004 he joined the Universidad de Concepción and is currently Associate Professor and head of the Biomedical Engineering program at the Electrical Engineering Department. His research interests include unobtrusive sensors for physiological monitoring and biomedical signal processing. He is the author of several book chapters and published articles.

Dr. Pino is a mentor to the IEEE EMBS Biomedical Engineering Student Club at the Universidad de Concepción.

 

Webpage: https://sites.google.com/view/estebanpino

Cristián Tejos

Cristian Tejos received a B.Sc. in Engineer (1997) and an M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering (2000) both from Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile. He then moved to the UK where he received an M.Sc. in Engineering and Physical Science in Medicine from Imperial College London (2001) and Ph.D. from University of Cambridge (2007). He is currently Associate Professor at the Department of Electric Engineering Department and the Biomedical Imaging Center in the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile. His research interest are Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Image Processing and Reconstruction.

 

Webpage: https://www.mri.cl/cristian-tejos/

Alejandro Weinstein

 

Alejandro Weinstein is a professor at the School of Biomedical Engineering of the Universidad de Valparaiso, Chile. He received a B.S. degree in electronics engineering from the Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María (2000). He received a Ph.D. in electrical engineering, with an emphasis in signal processing, from the Colorado School of Mines (2013). His current research interests include bioinstrumentation, biomedical signal processing, and neuromodulation techniques..

 

Webpage: http://www.ocam.cl/

Matías Zañartu

Matías Zañartu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Electronic Engineering

Director,  Advanced Center for Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Lab Director,  Voice Production Laboratory

Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María

Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems & Rehabilitation Engineering

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Personal Webpage: http://profesores.elo.utfsm.cl/~mzanartu

AC3E webpage: http://ac3e.usm.cl

Matías Zañartu

 

Matías Zañartu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Electronic Engineering

Director,  Advanced Center for Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Lab Director,  Voice Production Laboratory

Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María

Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems & Rehabilitation Engineering

 

Matías Zañartu (S’08,M’11,SM’18) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electronic Engineering at Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María in Valparaíso, Chile, and Director of the Advanced Center for Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the same institution, where he also leads the biomedical engineering research and development. He received his Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA, and his B.S. in acoustical engineering from Universidad Tecnológica Vicente Pérez Rosales, Santiago, Chile. His interests are centered on the development of digital signal processing, system modeling, and biomedical engineering tools that involve speech, hearing, and acoustics. His research efforts have revolved around developing quantitative models of human voice production and applying these physiological descriptions for the development of clinical technologies. He is a Fulbright fellow and IEEE senior member.

 

Personal Webpage: http://profesores.elo.utfsm.cl/~mzanartu

AC3E webpage: http://ac3e.usm.cl