Pablo Mesejo Santiago

Pablo Mesejo Santiago, Marie Curie researcher, PhD student

E-mail: pmesejo((AT))

Tel: 0521905785

Parco Area delle Scienze 181/A, 43124 Parma PR. Department of Information Engineering, Palazzina 3 (Building 3), lab. 3.1


2010 – 2013 - PhD in Computer Science at the Department of Information Engineering of the University of Parma (Italy). Early Stage Researcher within the 7th Framework Program Marie Curie Initial Training Network MIBISOC: Medical Imaging using Bio-Inspired and Soft Computing (GA n. 238819). Supervisor: Stefano Cagnoni. PhD Thesis focused on the automatic segmentation of anatomical structures in biomedical images using Soft and Bio-Inspired Computing.

2010 – Postgraduate Degree in Bioinformatics: Genomics and Structural Biology (750 hours / 30 ECTS). Open University of Catalonia (UOC). Final Mark: A (Excellent).

2009 – MSc in Computer Science. University of A Coruña (UDC). Master Thesis: “Optimization and Analysis of the Performance of Artificial NeuronGlia Networks”. Supervisor: Dr. Ana Belén Porto (UDC) and Oscar Ibañez (European Center for Soft Computing). Final mark: 10.0/10.0. Carrying out a comparative research between Artificial Neuron-Glia Networks and Artificial Neural Networks when solving classification problems, as well as the design and implementation of an optimization method for glial parameters using Cooperative Co-Evolutionary Genetic Algorithms.



July 2010 – July 2013. Marie Curie Researcher at the IBISlab (Intelligent Bio-Inspired Systems laboratory) in the University of Parma. Member of the Network Supervisory Board of the MIBISOC Project (Medical Imaging using Bio-Inspired and Soft Computing). Teaching Assistant at the Department of Information Engineering.

February 2010 – May 2010. Research Assistant in the ATIS Group (Advances in Telemedicine and Health Informatics) of the University Hospital Complex of A Coruña.

May 2006 – December 2007. Researcher at the RNASA group (Artificial Neural Networks and Adaptive Systems) for the Research Service of the University Hospital Complex of A Coruña working on medical image registration.



Biomedical Image Analysis; Evolutionary Algorithms, Swarm Intelligence techniques, and other metaheuristics;
Deformable Models; Artificial Neural Networks; Soft Computing applications to medical image analysis



2012 – September and October (2 months). Two-month research stay at the Applications of Fuzzy Logic and Evolutionary Algorithms research unit under the supervision of Dr. Sergio Damas. European Centre for Soft Computing. Spain.

2011 – October and November (2 months). Two-month research stay at the Computational Imaging laboratory of the School of Computer Science under the supervision of Dr. Li Bai. University of Nottingham. United Kingdom.

He takes part in the following project:

Hippocampus Localization in Brain Histological Images

Bio-Inspired Global Optimization


Stefano Cagnoni

Pablo Mesejo Santiago

Monica Mordonini

Roberto Ugolotti

Paolo Fornacciari

Andrea Prati