• Visualization blunders

    As a jack of all trades I feel I know a lot and not at all at the same time. But one thing I know is about visualization, I just love it, I love to tell stories and ideas and provide insight on data and see the looks on people’s faces when they discover things […]

  • Colombian food

    Colombian food

    Starters Yuca (v) Also known as cassava. it’s a starchy tuberous root, a major source of carbohydrates. Patacones (v) Cooking banana, or plantain, fritters. This is not the fruit it’s another starchy green banana that is good to fry. Arroz (v) Rice. Need I say more? Empanadas Empanadas are mea and potato filled, corn flour […]

  • Academic traditions – doktorspromotionen

    Academic traditions – doktorspromotionen

    Doktorspromotionen ceremony is a beautiful event where the promovendi (graduated PhDs) in technical fields (like me) participate in a Kransbindningsfest (The Feast of the Binding of the Laurel Crowns) and receive a beautiful diploma with a ribbon.

  • Annotating video and sound with Blender

    Annotating video and sound with Blender

    People who know me know I love Blender. Some people don’t know what is Blender though. It was conceived first as a 3D modelling and animation tool but you can do a lot of things with it, such as video editing (which includes sound).

  • Johan’s defense

    Johan’s defense

    Johan Öfverstedt is defending his thesis on February 25th, 2022. At 13:00 in Uppsala University, Sweden. Find location and online link here

  • Presentación en mi alma mater

    Presentación en mi alma mater

    Tuve la oportunidad de presentar mi trabajo antes un gran publico de estudiantes en la UNAL, lo cual fue para mi casi un sueño, ya que siempre había querido volver y mostrar algo de lo que he hecho desde que me gradué.

  • Curriculum Vitae

    Curriculum Vitae

    Since this is my website and I can write whatever I want, and few loving people will read it, I wanted to write about my latest CV and what it contains more in detail. Page 1 Here’s my main info. About my education, bachelor, masters x2, and PhD. I also wanted to show selected publications […]

  • I am a jack of all trades

    I am a jack of all trades

    Some thoughts about strugglnig to cover many areas of knowledge and how I deal with it being a computer scientist and bioinformatician and artist

  • Posters in Image Analysis for Microscopy

    Posters in Image Analysis for Microscopy

    Through my PhD I had the wonderful opportunity of traveling to different countries to learn and to show my work. It was a very exciting time and I put all my skills in design to the test. In this post I want to share with you the posters I did and talk a little bit […]

  • Memories of the thesis defense day

    Memories of the thesis  defense day

    The day is May 12th 2021. Location: The magnificent Universitetshuset or main university building at Uppsala University, a place where Nobel price winners and nominees gather to have dinner and discuss. Due to the world situation with COVID, only 8 people are allowed in the auditorium, but it’s enough to make me feel happy and […]

  • Invitation to thesis defense

    Invitation to thesis defense

    On May 12th 2021, 13:00 Uppsala time, I will be defending my thesis. Four and half years of hard work summarized that day. I hope to get interesting questions and debate.

  • Image Processing, Machine Learning and Visualization for Tissue Analysis

    Image Processing, Machine Learning and Visualization for Tissue Analysis

    Digital Comprehensive Summaries of Uppsala Dissertationsfrom the Faculty of Science and Technology 2025 Main document Image Processing, Machine Learning and Visualization for Tissue Analysis See the version in Uppsala University’s DiVA portal Accompanying papers These are the papers where I am first author. They are published under an open access license with the exception of […]

  • My role models

    My role models

    I believe in equality, I believe everyone brings something to the table and that working together we can do much more. More and more people agree, but for my voice, and women’s voice to be listened to, so that we are all treated equal, many have fought difficult battles. Many women fought so that I […]

  • Recreate your city in 3D with Blender

    Recreate your city in 3D with Blender

    In one of my personal projects I wanted to see Uppsala, the city I live in, in 3D. Those who know me know I am a Blenderhead, a Blender die hard fan for reasons I will discuss at some time. But now, how can yo do it by yourself with your own city? This was […]

  • Registration of WSI and TMA

    Registration of WSI and TMA

    Our paper was accepted at IEEE journal of Biomedical Health and Informatics. I personally learned a lot and while the reviews were tough they were much appreciated. With people focusing so much on learning methods and forgetting the classical methods which are really the base for knowledge, I’d like to talk a little bit about […]

  • I’m going to Sweden

    I’m going to Sweden

    The importance of being kind. When I was doing my master in Colombia I met a wonderful slovakian girl that was coming from Uppsala University for an internship in our group and I jumped at the possibility of helping her out in the beast of a city that is Bogotá. She had always wanted to […]