Biocomputing Unit Centro Nacional Biotecnología (CSIC)
Carlos Óscar Sánchez Sorzano is B.Sc. and M. Sc. Electrical Engineering with two specialities (Electronics and Networking, Univ. Málaga), B. Sc. Computer Science (Univ. Málaga), B.Sc. and M. Sc. in Mathematics, (speciality in Statistics, UNED), Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering (Univ. Politécnica de Madrid) and Ph. D. in Pharmacy (Univ. San Pablo-CEU). He served as secretary of the Dept. of Engineering of Electronic and Telecommunication Systems of the Univ. CEU-San Pablo (Madrid) between 2005 and 2008, coordinator of the Section on Signal and Communications theory between 2004 and 2009, head of the Bioengineering Laboratory of that University between 2007 and 2008, director of the Summerschool on Advanced Data Analysis and Modelling between 2006 and 2009, and codirector of the Master on Computational Biotechnology between 2007 and 2009. He did his Ph.D. at the Biocomputing Unit of the National Center of Biotechnology (CSIC), and a post-doc at the Biomedical Imaging Group of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL). In 2006 he received the Ángel Herrera research prize. He is senior member of the IEEE since 2008 and that same year he was accredited as "profesor titular de universidad" by ANECA. In 2009 he was appointed as "Profesor Agregado" at Univ. San Pablo CEU, awarded a Ramón y Cajal research contract and appointed as technical director of the INSTRUCT Image Processing Center for Microscopy. In 2011 and 2012 he was president of the National Association of Ramón y Cajal researchers. He coordinates the service of image processing and statistical analysis of the CNB since 2011. In 2013, he was accredited as Full Professor. Since 2017, he is part of the permanent staff of CSIC (científico titular).