Departament de Tecnologies de la Informació i les Comunicacions
Simulation, Imaging and Modelling for Biomedical Systems

+34 93 542 2942
[email protected]
Roc Boronat, 138 08018 Barcelona

Gemma Piella is an Associate Professor at the UPF since 2010. She obtained her degree in Telecommunication Engineering from the Universitat Politècnica  de Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona, Spain, and a Ph.D. in Applied Sciences from the Universiteit van Amsterdam, The Netherlands. From 2003 to 2004, she was at UPC as a visiting professor. She then stayed at the École Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications, Paris, as a post-doctoral Marie Curie fellowship  until 2005. Since then she has been at the UPF, Barcelona, first as a visiting professor, then as a Ramón y Cajal researcher and currently as an Associate Professor. Her work has focused on multiresolution analyses, geometrical image processing, image fusion and registration. During the last years her main research interests have been in medical image registration for the quantification of heart motion and deformation.