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Maria Consuelo Ruiz
Computer Scientist and IT Engineer with research experience in the area of Computer Vision and Graphics with:
Strong research skills
Experience managing IT projects
Excellent knowledge of the latest software developing and web designing tools
Career History Oct 2000 – Feb 2002 University College London London
Designed and Implemented Online Database for the National Sizing Survey, SizeUK.
Researched and developed techniques to analyse human body shape using SizeUK
Collaborated in projects making use of body scan technology.
Dec 1994 – Oct 1996 Corporacion Financiera Union Bogotá, Colombia
Managed IT projects for the improvement of customer services and daily operations.
Planned strategies to keep the IT infrastructure updated with the latest technology.
Redesigned, with other heads of departments, the main operational processes for the
company’s re-engineering programme.
Jun 1992 – Nov 1994 Corporacion Financiera Union Bogotá, Colombia
Administration and support for a 100-user countrywide computer network.
Analysis, design, and implementation of computer applications to deal with a whole
range of financial services.
Education 1999 – 2000 University College London London
Master in Computer Vision, Image Processing, Graphics and Simulation
Obtained distinction for research project “Fitting a Surface to Scans of Clothed People”
1991–1995 Universidad Catolica Bogota, Colombia
BSc in Computer Science (First Class)
1989 –1991. Universidad Catolica Bogotá, Colombia
Technician in Data Management and Systematisation
Research M.C.Ruiz, B.Buxton “A Model-Based procedure for fitting a Surface to Scans of Clothed
Papers People”, Scanning 2001, Paris, 2001.
M.C.Ruiz, B.Buxton, I.Douros, P.Treleaven. “ Web Based Software Tools for 3D Body
Database Access and Shape Analysis ”, Scanning 2002, Paris, 2002.
Other Courses Jan 1997- Aug 1999
Stanton School of English
Bournemouth Business School
University of Westminster - writing and speaking skills in English
Cambridge Advanced Certificate
Other Work Mar 1999 – Sep 1999 London Electricity London
Home Visitor Advisor
Sold 300 new contracts for gas and electricity, which strengthened my negotiation and
Apr 1997 – Apr 1998 Country Wide Flowers London
Managed the business account and customer service.
Designed and built a large number of innovative flower arrangements on a daily basis.
Knowledge DB2, Oracle.
Interests I enjoy cooking, walking, going to the theatre and art galleries and travelling.