Department: Ingeniería de Comunicaciones

Centre: Escuela de Ingeniería de Bilbao

Campus: Bizkaia

Field of knowledge: Ingenieria y Arquitectura

Area: Signal Theory and Communications

Research group: Applied Photonics Group - GIC 21/002


Doctor by the Universidad del País Vasco - Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea with the thesis Geometric optics theory of multi-step index optical fibres 2006. Supervised by Dr. Joseba Zubía Zaballa.

He received the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in telecommunications engineering from the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) in 2000 and 2006, respectively. He was awarded for the best academic record in the M.Sc. degree and received a European acknowledgement for the Ph.D. degree and a Special Award for the Best Thesis. Since 2002 he is a lecturer (he is currently an Associate Professor), his teaching activities are focused on electromagnetic field theory and optical communications, and he has published 4 teaching books. He is member of the Applied Photonics Group. He was a thesis supervisor of 3 doctoral theses (one of them received an international acknowledgment). He carried out 2 stays at the University of Applied Sciences of Nuremberg (Germany). He has steered 4 research projects and has been involved in more than 30 research projects and 4 research agreements with companies. He has written more than 30 research articles in renowned indexed journals and more than 70 contributions in conferences and has contributed to 3 international book chapters. He is a recipient of 3 six-year terms on research work from CNEAI. He has performed more than 30 reviews for renowned indexed journals. He has been secretary and vice-chairman of the organizing committees of the 5ª Reunión Española de Optoelectrónica (2007) and the 20th International Conference on POFs (2011), respectively. He is engaged in research on fiber-optic sensors and fabrication of polymer optical fibers.