Anibal R. Figueiras
Anibal R. Figueiras-Vidal got his Telecom Engineer degree from the Technical University of Madrid (UPM) in 1973, and his Doctor degree in the same field from the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC) in 1976. He has served at UPC, UPM (after being promoted to Full Professor in 1978), Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, and he is now at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.
His teaching and research activities have been mainly related to Digital Signal Processing and, Machine Learning and Data Science. He has published more than 80 papers at JCR journals, presented more than 200 communications at relevant international conferences, supervised more than 30 doctoral dissertations, and being the Principal Investigator of almost one hundred national and international research projects and contracts.
He is a member of the Spain Real Academia de Ingeniería, and he was its President from 2007 to 2011. He is a Life Fellow of the IEEE. He received the “Honoris Causa” Doctor degree from Universidad de Vigo in 1999, and Universidad San Pablo (Arequipa, Peru) in 2011.