Sergio Uribe

Sergio Uribe

Professor Uribe received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile in 2005. Immediately, he went to the UK to complete his academic background, obtaining a PhD in the Division of Imaging Sciences, School of Medicine at King’s College London. After his doctorate in 2009, he returned to Chile to work as an assistant professor in the Department of Radiology and in the Biomedical Imaging Center of the Pontificia Universidad Católica. He has also been invited as associated profesor at King’s College London, Imaging Sciences Divission, and in the Radiology department of Hospital Quirón Valencia.

Currently, Professor Uribe is a researcher and associated professor in the Radiology Department and the Director of the Biomedical Imaging Center (CIB), and professor at the Institute of Biological and Medical Engineering.

He is also member of different scientific entities including the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR), the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), and the Chilean Society of Radiology.


  • BSc in Engineering. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2003
  • MSc in Engineering. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2005
  • Ph.D., School of Medicine, King’s College London, University of London, 2009

Research lines

  • Magnetic Resonance: cardiovascular magnetic resonance, adipose tissue measurement, and new technologies for sorters.
  • Biomedical devices: spinal cord function measurement in response to stimuli.

Supervised students and researchers