Marcos Cruz

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Contact details

Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science,

University of Cantabria Av. Los Castros s/n,

E-39005 Santander,

Spain.

Tel: +34 942 20 14 36
email: [firstname.lastname]@unican.es


Short Bio

I am an Associate Professor in Statistics at the Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, University of Cantabria.

I was born in Bern, Switzerland 4th January 1980 where I grew up until 1994 when I moved with my family to Santander.

I attained my PhD in the Institute of Physics of Cantabria (IFCA) in 2007.

After that, I worked as a Postdoctoral researcher being member of the Core Team of the ESA Planck satellite mission, until 2008, when I joined my current department.

The topic of my PhD thesis was the study of the isotropy and Gaussianity of the Cosmic Microwave Background anisotropies.


Research Interests

Image analysis, statistical methods, stereology, sampling, ant their applications to cosmology: cosmic microwave background, biomedicine, pharmacology, etc.


Publications

A list of my publications can be found at: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-4767-530X


CountEm

Recently we published CountEm, a software for efficient and unbiased estimation of the number of particles in an image. The software can be downloaded for free at:


http://countem.unican.es


If you use it for your work please cite the corresponding paper: