Visilab - Oscar Deniz

Oscar Deniz

His research interests are mainly focused on computer vision and pattern recognition. He is the author of more than 50 refereed papers in journals and conferences. He has served as visiting researcher at Carnegie Mellon University (USA), Imperial College London (UK) and Leica Biosystems (Ireland). Currently, he works as an Associate Professor at UCLM and contributes to VISILAB. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and is affiliated with the AAAI, SIANI, CEA-IFAC, AEPIA, AERFAI-IAPR and The Computer Vision Foundation. He serves as an Academic Editor of Journal PLoS ONE. He is the Coordinator of European Project “Eyes of Things”, an Innovation Action funded within the Horizon 2020 programme. He also participates in FP7 AIDPATH and H2020 BONSEYES projects. Reviewer / Technical Expert for EU programs such as Eurostars and Advisory Board Member of H2020 project TULIPP. Recipient of following awards/mentions: Internet of Things (IoT) Technology Research Award Pilot by Google, Runner-up best PhD work on computer vision & pattern recognition by AERFAI, ‘Image File & Reformatting Sofware’ Challenge Award by Innocentive Inc, a Marie Curie Fellowship and national finalist of the 2009 Cor Baayen award. His work is being used by cutting-edge companies like Existor, Tapmedia, E-Twenty… and has been also added to OpenCV, the most advanced open source computer vision library. He has published a book on OpenCV and another one on OpenCV programming for mobile devices.

Phone: +34 926295300 6286 – Email: oscar.deniz AT



  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • Computer science for industrial engineers
  • Computer Vision

In the past: Computer Science Fundamentals, Operating Systems, Systems Programming, Computer Networks, Concurrent Systems, Design of Microprocessor-Based Systems, Instrumentation, Special Architectures, Mobile Robots, Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence.


Interests: Computer vision, machine learning.
I am a research fellow of SIANI.

We are organizing a Thematic Session on Embedded Computer Vision !




I love fountain pens! Here’s my small collection.


Here is a showcase of some finished projects/applications:

Color TransferColor Transfer
Text RecognitionText recognition in smartphones
Global motion estimationGlobal motion estimation