Ignacio Ramirez

Ignacio Ramírez received his Electrical Engineer (2002) and Masters degree in EE (2007) from Universidad de la República, Uruguay (UdelaR), and his Ph.D. in Scientific Computation from University of Minnesota (2012). He currently holds an Associate Professor in the Electrical Engineering Department at UdelaR, and is a senior member of the Basic Sciences Program (PEDECIBA) in both Mathematics and Computer Science. His main research interests are image processing, machine learning, and information theory. His current project include reinforcement learning for optimal electrical grid operation, bioinformatics, multimodal signal compression, and image restoration.