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Dr Javier Escudero Rodriguez

Chancellor's Fellow

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Willingness to take Ph.D. students: Yes

Potential topics for PhD projects include:
- Biomedical signal processing
- Brain activity analysis
- Multiway factorisations
- Pattern recognition for physiological applications
- Functional connectivity and graph theory
If you are interested in these or similar topics, send me an email to discuss potential options.

Education / Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Universidad de Valladolid
Applications of Blind Source Separation to the Magnetoencephalogram Background Activity in Alzheimer's Disease
Master of Engineering, Universidad de Valladolid




My research in a nutshell

Check out my "Research in a nutshell" video: Biosignal processing


We focus on processing biomedical signals and images in clinical applications.

Our main aim is to reveal the subtle changes that major diseases (e.g., Alzheimer's and epilepsy) cause in the brain activity.

In collaboration with researchers at Edinburgh, across the UK and overseas, we are currently working in the processing and analysis of biomedical signals, particularly human brain activity. By developing and applying signal processing methods, we aim at increasing our understanding of how several brain conditions progress. Of particular interest is the evaluation of brain functional connectivity in both neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative diseases to understand how they affect the way in which different brain regions interact with each other. We are also interested in the interplay between structure and function in the brain and in the application of pattern recognition techniques to highly-dimensional clinical datasets to support decision making. Finally, we also work in the development of non-invasive methods for rehabilitation purposes, being either the dexterous controls prostheses for amputees or brain-computer interfaces.


Research Interests

  • Multiway analysis
  • Brain connectivity
  • Complex network theory
  • Adaptive multivariate signal processing
  • Interplay between brain structure and function
  • Data fusion
  • Applications of pattern recognition to physiological data

Research activities & awards

  1. Research Visit to the VU Medical Centre

    Activity: External academic engagementResearch and Teaching at External Organisation

  2. Member of the Young Academy of Scotland

    Activity: Awards and AccoladesElection to learned society

  3. New Frontiers in Understanding and Treating Epilepsy

    Activity: Participation in conference, seminar or training courseParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

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