Dr Nelson Trujillo-Barreto PhD

Research Fellow

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I am currently a member of the Cuban Society of Physics, the Cuban Society of Pattern Recognition and the Cuban Society of Neuroscience. Along years, I have been involved in collaborative efforts with different laboratories such as the Functional Imaging Laboratory at UCL, the School of Psychological Sciences (University of Manchester), the School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences (John Moores University), the Institut für Allgemeine Psychologie (University of Leipzig), the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, the Department of Psychology (University of Osnabruck), among others.


I received a B.Sc. with honours in Nuclear Physics from the Higher Institute for Nuclear Science and Technology in 1995 and a PhD in Physical Sciences from the Havana University in 2006. Since 1995 until 2014 I worked at the Cuban Neuroscience Centre where I was the Head of the Department for Brain Dynamics. Currently I am an EPSRC Research Fellow at the Division of Neuroscience and Experimental Psychology of the School of Biological Sciences of the University of Manchester.

Memberships of committees and professional bodies

Member of the EPSRC Peer Review College

Acting Grant Reviewer for the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng)

Acting Grant Reviewer for thr Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)

Member of the Cuban Society of Physics

Member of the Cuban Society of Pattern Recognition

Member of the Cuban Society of Neuroscience

Education / academic qualifications

  • 2007 - Doctor of Science, Bayesian methods for the analysis of functional Neuroimages, University of Havana (2004 - 2006)
  • 1995 - Bachelor of Science, Modelling the effect of the energy double barrier on the fission cross-section of actinide nuclei , Higher Institute for Nuclear Sciences and Technology (1990 - 1995)

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