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.