Imperial College London

DrDiegoAlonso Alvarez

Central FacultyInformation & Communication Technologies

Head of Research Software Engineering



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Dr Diego Alonso Álvarez is physicist with 13 years of research experience in academia, including a PhD in semiconductor nanostructures and postdoctoral research on novel solar energy concepts and solar cells. He joined the Research Software Engineering team at Imperial College London in November 2018 and has contributed to the StrainMap, MUSE and POWBAL projects, amongst others. Diego is a Software Sustainability Institute Fellow, a member of the Society of Research Software Engineering, and is enthusiastic about promoting the benefits of good coding practices to other researchers. His expertise is centred around software sustainability and accessibility, especially in relation to the development of graphical user interfaces for research software.

Diego has been leading the central RSE Team within the Research Computing Services in ICT since November 2021.



Wu Y, Hatipoglu S, Alonso-Álvarez D, et al., 2021, Fast and automated segmentation for the three-directional multi-slice cine myocardial velocity mapping, Diagnostics, Vol:11, ISSN:2075-4418

Alonso Alvarez D, Weiss C, Fernandez J, et al., 2019, Assessing the operating temperature of multi-junction solar cells with novel rear side layer stack and local electrical contacts, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, Vol:200, ISSN:0927-0248


Kuang M, Wu Y, Alonso-Álvarez D, et al., 2021, Three-dimensional embedded attentive RNN (3D-EAR) segmentor for leftventricle delineation from myocardial velocity mapping, arXiv

Wu Y, Hatipoglu S, Alonso-Álvarez D, et al., 2021, Automated multi-channel segmentation for the 4D myocardial velocity mapping cardiac MR, Medical Imaging 2021: Computer-Aided Diagnosis, SPIE, Pages:1-7

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