María Rodríguez

María Rodríguez

Doctor in Chemical Engineering, Professor Rodríguez started her research career at the Institute for Marine Research of the Higher Council for Scientific Research (IIM-CSIC), Spain. However, after spending several years of postdoctoral research at the University of California Santa Barbara, she is currently dedicated to the development of algorithms and tools for modelling biomedical, biological and physiological systems.

In 2016, Dr. Rodríguez joint the Institute for Biological and Medical Engineering at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile as a professor, and later in 2018 also as the director of Graduate Studies. She also has several research lines focused in new models and algorithms for the biomedical field.

For more information about Dr. Rodríguez research background visit her personal website here.


  • Chemical engineer, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Spain, 2001
  • Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, CSIC, Universidad de Vigo, Spain, 2006

Research lines

  • Circadian rhythm of blood pressure
  • Modelling tools
  • Predictive algorithms in oncology
  • Neurofeedback modeling