Saturnino Luz

Chancellor's Fellow

Background

Dr Luz works in the field of medical informatics, focusing on communication and analysis of time-based modalities in healthcare settings.

He investigates inference in high-dimensional data sets, and has employed machine learning and signal processing methods in the analysis of multidisciplinary medical team meetings, doctor-patient consultations and telemedicine, and in tasks involving prediction and diagnosis of cognitive status with applications to dementia. Dr Luz leads the Translation Reseach Group on Technology and Communication at the Centre for Dementia Prevention.

Postgraduate teaching

Saturnino is currently recruiting a PhD student and interested to hear from those considering a PhD in any areas relevant to his research. 

 

Open to PhD supervision enquiries?

Yes

Current PhD students supervised

  • Sofia de la Fuente Garcia: "Human-Robot Interaction for Dementia Prevention and Research with a Focus on Cognitive Well-Being".  MRC Precision Medicine Doctoral Training Programme.
  • Pierre Albert: "Interaction Analytics for Automatic Assessment of Communication Quality in Primary Care", MRC Precision Medicine Doctoral Training Programme.

Project activity

  • Interaction Analytics for Automatic Assessment of Communication Quality in Primary Care. Health Research Board, 2016-2019; €313,000.
  • Genealogies of Knowledge: Evolution and Contestation of Concepts across Time and Space.  AHRC, 2016-2020, £796,000.

Project list on Edinburgh Research Explorer

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