Dr Pau Medrano-Gracia

PhD MCE Ing.Sup.(ME) Lic.Mat.(MSc)

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Business Development Manager


Pau has been research-active since 2006 when he started playing with artificial neural networks at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (Barcelona, Spain).
In 2008, he was invited to join the Department of Computer Science in the University of Auckland as an honorary research fellow where he also worked as a teaching assistant.
In 2009, he started his PhD within the Cardiac Atlas Project at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute where he developed statistical models of cardiac shape and function until completion in 2012.
Since then, Pau has been working as a post-doctoral Research Fellow developing anatomical models of the coronary arteries in collaboration with the Auckland MRI Research Group (Department of Anatomy with Medical Imaging) and the Auckland Heart Group, securing over $300k of external funding.
In 2015, avid to learn more about the intersection of Academia and Industry, he completed his third Master's in Commercialisation and Entrepreneurship at the Business School.
Pau held a Senior Fellowship grant from the Green Lane Research and Educational Fund in 2014-2016.

Pau currently works at UniServices, the commercial arm of the University, connecting the capabilities and expertise in Science and Engineering with international clients. As an honorary member of the Department of Anatomy with Medical Imaging, he is still involved in several cardiac research projects.

Areas of expertise

Bioengineering, Signal Processing, Statistics, Mathematics, Cardiac Imaging

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)


Contact details

Primary office location

49 SYMONDS STREET - Bldg 620
Level 10, Room 1003
New Zealand

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