Biosketch

Balocco Simone is a Associate Professor of the Universitat de Barcelona and a researcher at the Computer Vision Center (CVC), working with Dr. Petia Radeva . He obtained a  PhD degree in Acoustics at the laboratory CREATIS , University Lyon1, Lyon (France) and contemporaneous Ph.D. in Electronic and Telecommunication in MSD Lab, University of  Florence (Italy) His thesis title is  "3D biomechanic model of artery, validation of ultrasound innovative measurements". Simone has performed his master thesis at CREATIS Lyon in 2003 and received the engineering degree in electronics and telecommunication at the Politecnico of Turin (Italy). He joined the CISTIB in October 2006 as postdoctoral fellows under the direction of Dr. Alejandro Frangi, where he has been working on Image-based assessment of tissue properties. Simone from 2009 to 2010 has been working at the Computer Vision Center (CVC), Bellaterra (Barcelona) under a Beatriu de Pinos fellowship. He won in June 2010 a Juan de la Cierva grant, and finally got a lecturer position in September 2010 at the Departement of Applied Mathematic and Analysis (MAIA),  Universitat de Barcelona, where he teaches informatics. His research interests are: vascular and cardiac tissue modeling, Ultrasound and Magnetic Resonance signal and image processing and inverse problem solution.

 

Languages:


Italian

mother tongue

5 years in France (I’ve been teaching in French).

French

fluent

 

English

fluent

5 years in France (I’ve been teaching in French).

Spanish

fluent

working language during the Post Doc

Catalan

fluent

C1 Level, obtained at the Univeristy of Barcelona

Arab

beginner