F. Fernández-Martínez received the Telecommunication Engineering degree and the Ph.D. degree from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), Madrid, Spain, in 2002 and 2008, respectively. He has made several research stays as a visiting scientist and professor including: the University Lille 3 (Lille, France), IDIAP Research Institute (Martigny, Switzerland), Ulm University (Ulm, Germany), and more recently at the Department of Signal Theory and Communications of the Universidad Carlos III of Madrid, where he was also a member of the Multimedia Processing Group (GPM). Since September 2015, he has been an Associate Professor in the Department of Electronic Engineering of the UPM and also a member of the Speech Technology Group, currently attached to the Information Processing and Telecommunications Center of the same university. His main research interests include: natural language processing, HCI Systems, speech technology, affective computing, social signal processing, multimedia information retrieval, image processing, scene understanding and aesthetics assessment. In terms of research, his experience highlights an important record of research projects and contracts in the fields mentioned. As a result of this involvement, he has authored or co-authored more than 90 articles in both international journal and conferences. He also holds one software patent.
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