Portrait of Velasco 

Permanent Researcher (Chargé de recherche)
Centre for Mathematical Morphology
MINES ParisTech
PSL Research University

I joined the Center for Mathematical Morphology of MINES ParisTech in October 2014. I have worked as a post-doc researcher at ITWM, which is part of the Fraunhofer Institute in Germany, and in the National University of Singapore (NUS).

Open Positions


  • (26-07-2018) Invited Professor in the National University of Colombia at the Deparment of Statistics.

  • (25-05-2018) (14h30 L213 60 Boulevard Saint-Michel, 75006, Paris) A. Fehri's thesis defense.

  • (01-04-2018) Dr. Ulrike Kuchner from University of Viena is now a postdoc researcher at CMM working on applications of Deep Learning for Astronomy.

  • (01-08-2017) Luis Javier Morantes from ITM-Medellin and University of Antioquia is visiting our lab.

  • (01-03-2017) Umang Aggarwal is an intern at Mines ParisTech/Ecole Normale SupĂ©rieure collaborative project between CMM and EREEP.


  • velasco at cmm dot ensmp dot fr

  • Office telephone: (+33) 1 64 69 47 06

  • Office: B-205 (Directions)

Research interests

I am interested in collaborating with mathematicians, statisticians, scientists and engineers on diverse projects including:

  • Image Processing

  • Pattern recognition

  • Multivariate Statistics

  • Graph Signal Processing

  • Deep Learning

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Ph.D. Students

  • Leonardo Gigli (Coadvisor with B. Marcotegui)


  • (25-05-2018) Amin Fehri (Coadvisor with F. Meyer)
    Thesis title: “Image Characterization by Morphological Hierarchical Representations”.
    Jury: I. Bloch (Telecom Paristech), H. Sahli (Vrije Universiteit Brussel), T. Geraud (Epita), C. Gomila (Technicolor), F. Meyer (Mines ParisTech), S.Velasco-Forero (Mines ParisTech)


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