Pedro studied medicine at the University of Havana and graduated in 1972. During his medical studies he was part of the team working developing ERP multivariate statistical software the first Cuban microcomputer (1970). He also got a B.Sc. in Mathematics in 1973. He obtained his Ph.D. in 1978. In 1979 he undertook his postdoctoral training on “Neurometrics and Computational Techniques” and “Biophysical Modeling of brain electrical activity” with Prof. E. Roy John at the Brain Research Lab of New York University USA. In 2011 Cuban National Science Degree Council granted him a Doctorate in Science as a Lifetime Achievement Award for his pioneering contribution to quantitative EEG and neuroimaging. 

He is the general vice-director for research of the Cuban Neuroscience Center; of which he was the co-founder in 1990. Since 2013 he is also a Distinguished Professor of Neuroinformatics at the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China. In 2015 he was designated as the director of the Joint China-Cuba Laboratory for Frontier Research in Translational Neurotechnology. He is a senior professor of the Higher Institute for Medical Sciences, full member of the Cuban Academy of Sciences, full member of the Latin American Academy of Sciences and ex officio Program Chair of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping. CV of Pedro

Maria Luisa Bringas-Vega, PhD - Coordinator


Maria L. received the B.S. degree in psychology from the University of Havana, Cuba, in 1974 and the Ph.D. in psychophysiology from the National Center for Scientific Research of Cuba, Havana, Cuba, in 1991. She was a senior researcher and head of the neuropsychology department, International Center for Neurological Restoration, Havana, Cuba, from 1995 to 2014. She is a senior professor of neuropsychology at the Cuban Neuroscience Center and currently a professor of neuroinformatics at the University of Electronic Sciences and Technology of China, Chengdu, China, where she has been working in application of neuroimaging and neuroinformatics methods to neurorestoration. Her reserach interests are cognitive rehabilitation and neuropsychology, neuroimaging and  psychophysiological techniques. CV of Maria


Alberto is both a protocol professor at the Joint China-Cuba Lab in UESTC and a full professor and senior researcher at Universidad Central “Marta Abreu” de Las Villas (UCLV) in Cuba. He received his BSc and MSc diplomas in Electronic Engineering at UCLV in 1985 and 1996, respectively, and a Ph.D. from University of New Brunswick, Canada, in 2002. He was the Director of the Center for Studies in Electronics and Information Technologies, UCLV, for about 10 years; Coordinator of the Master Programs on Signals and Systems, and Biomedical Engineering; Coordinator of the Group of Pharmacy and Medical Equipment of the Scientific Pole of Villa Clara province; and Member of the Experts’ Group of the National Scientific Program on Neurosciences and Neuro-technologies in Cuba. He has taught more than 60 graduate and undergraduate courses in Cuba and abroad, and supervised more than 80 students. Alberto has more than 100 refereed papers, 3 patents and 5 software registers. His major research interests include Biomedical Engineering, Neuroinformatics, Instrumentation, Digital Signal and Image Processing/Analysis, and Pattern Recognition.

Peng Ren (Jerry), PhD - Assistant Professor


Jerry received the B.S. degree from the Biomedical Engineering Department, UESTC, Chengdu, China, in 2007, and the Ph.D. degree from the Biomedical Engineering Department, Florida International University, Miami, USA, in 2013. Now he is an Assistant Professor in the Biomedical Engineering Department and Key Laboratory for NeuroInformation Ministry of Education, Center for Information in Medicine, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, China. His research interests include biomedical signal and image processing, biomedical data mining, rehabilitation engineering and neuroscience.

Karel Asael Barberena Morales - HPC Specialist


Karel is the head of the High Performance Computing Research Group and computing infrastructures manager at Information Tecnology Enterprise, BIOCUBAFARMA in Cuba. He also works at the Cuban Neuroscience Center as an assistant researcher.

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