Dr Mari-Cruz Villa-Uriol
Telephone: +44 (0) 114 222 1870
Dr Maria-Cruz Villa-Uriol is a lecturer in Computer Science and member of the Organisations, Information and Knowledge Group (Oak) at the University of Sheffield, UK. She is also member of the INSIGNEO institute for in silico Modelling. She holds a degree in Telecommunications and Electronics Engineering (Barcelona, Spain), and a PhD in Computer Engineering (University of California, Irvine, USA). Previously, she held a postdoctoral position (February 2006 - August 2012) at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona, Spain) and a Research Fellow position at the University of Sheffield (Department of Mechanical Engineering, September 2012 - January 2015).
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Her main research interests are the personalisation of models using computational imaging and modelling techniques, the composition of scientific workflows, and the use and development of data-driven decision-making strategies to support clinical decisions using heterogeneous data sources such as personalised VPH (Virtual Physiological Human) models, clinical databases, and mobile sensors capturing a wide variety of variables describing an individual and his/her environment. Her primary area of interest is in the cardiovascular domain with an emphasis in clinical translation.