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RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP.E.T.S.I. de TELECOMUNICACIÓN (U.P.M.)1/78 – 12/80
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
E.T.S.I. de TELECOMUNICACIÓN (U.P.M.)10/78 –  9/80
CHARGED OF COURSE PROFESSOR
E.T.S.I. de TELECOMUNICACIÓN (U.P.M.)10/80 –  1/82
INTERIM ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR.E.T.S.I. de TELECOMUNICACIÓN (U.P.M.)2/82 –  1/85
VISITING SCIENTISTMASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOL.9/83 – 10/84
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR.E.T.S.I. de TELECOMUNICACIÓN (U.P.M.)1/85 –  3/92
CONSULTANTTelefónica I+D2/89 – 11/91
FULL PROFESSOR
E.T.S.I. de TELECOMUNICACIÓN (U.P.M.)3/92 – now
VISITING FELLOWINTERNATIONAL COMPUTER SCIENCE INSTITUTE- UC BERKELEY8/05-6/06

Patents

  • A. DE SANTOS, J. COLÁS, J. FERREIROS, J.M. PARDO, “Interfaz de línea telefónica para el desarrollo de aplicaciones vocales interactivas basadas en reconocimiento y síntesis del habla”, Date presentation: 16 septiembre 1997- Priority number ES19970001940 19970916, Date concession 13 julio 2000, Nº ES 2136560, Explotación: Hewlet-Packard and Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.

  • R. SAN-SEGUNDO, J. M. PARDO, J. FERREIROS, R. DE CÓRDOBA, J. M. MONTERO, Método y sistema para incorporar información acústica binaural en un sistema visual de realidad aumentada, ES 2347517, P 201031215, Date presentation: 4-8-2010 Date concession 18-5-2011

  • SAN SEGUNDO HERNANDEZ RUBEN, PARDO MUNOZ JOSE MANUEL, DE CORDOBA HERRALDE RICARDO,FERREIROS LOPEZ JAVIER, MONTERO MARTINEZ JUAN MANUEL, Método y sistema para representar la presencia de objetos en información acústica binaural, ES2351330 (Número de patente),P201031108 (Número de solicitud). Prioridad 201031108 20.07.2010 ES, Concession 3-2-2011.

Registered software

Boris, Conversor Texto-Voz del GTH, Software de la UPM registrado inicialmente en 1998 con el N. 78.284 y posteriormente en 2003 con el n. M-001714/2003. Autores R DE CÓRDOBA, J.M. PARDO, J.M.MONTERO, J.M. GUTIÉRREZ ARRIOLA. Titular de los derechos de explotación: Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.

Explotación: DYGRA, Natural -Vox, Énfasis, José Vicente Ayllón.

Stays in foreign centers


KEY = graduate, P = Postdoctoral, I = Invited, C = Hired, O = otros

Centro
 Place Country Year Duration
 Subject Clave
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT
 CAMBRIDGE REINO UNIDO 1981 1 month
 “Computer aids in the teaching of the deaf” D
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
 CAMBRIDGE U.S.A. 1983/84 13 months
 “Speech Recognition” P
S.R.I. INTERNATIONAL
 CALIFORNIA U.S.A. 1986 6 weeks
 “Speech Recognition” I
INTERNATIONAL COMPUTER SCIENCE INSTITUTE (affilliated to UC Berkeley )
 Berkeley (CA) U.S.A. 2005-2006 10 months
“Recognition of speech in meetings with several speakers” I

Prizes

·  Higher Bachelor’s Degree Prize from the Official College of Doctors and Graduates in Philosophy and Letters and Sciences of the University of Valladolid. 1971

· Syndicate Scholarship Prize distinguished by the Ministry of Trade Union Relations, Enrique García Ramal in 1972.

· Best National Scholar Award by INAPE. 1977.

· First National End-of-Career Award by INAPE. 1980

· Award of the magazine “MUNDO ELECTRONICO” to the best article on professional electronics: “Man-machine communication by voice: Talking calculator in Spanish for the blind” (in collaboration). 1980

· Award for the best Doctoral Thesis by the Spanish Association of Telecommunications Engineers and the Official College of Telecommunications Engineers. 1982

· First prize in the National Contest on Applications with Microprocessors sponsored by ADAMICRO in its module II for the work entitled “Integrated system of analysis and visualization of speech parameters for the teaching of language to the handicapped, (In collaboration).

· Reina Sofía Award 1993 for Rehabilitation by the Royal Board of Trusteeship and Assistance for Persons with Disabilities, awarded to the Department of Electronic Engineering of the UPM for its research and development work in the field of technical aids for people with disabilities.

· Best Article Award in “Multimedia Technology and Applications” “Interactive Vocal Servers: Development of a white pages service by telephone with voice recognition (IDAS Project: Intective telephone-based Directory Assistance Service)” R. San-Segundo, J. Colás, JM Montero, R. Córdoba, J. Ferreiros. J. Macías-Guarasa, A. Gallardo, J.M. Gutiérrez, J. Pastor And J.M. PARDO, IX Telecom I + D Conference (IX Meeting Telecom I + D). ISBN 84-7653-730-1. Barcelona-Madrid (Spain). November 1999.

· Award for the best article in Area 4: “Services, applications and multimedia content” for the paper “Optimization of an automatic service of white pages by telephone: IDAS project” R. Córdoba, R. San-Segundo, J. Colás , JM Montero, J. Ferreiros, J. Macias-Guarasa, A. Gallardo, J.M. Gutiérrez, J.M. PARDO, X TELECOM I + D Conference November 2000.

Awards to directed thesis

  • Reconocimiento de habla robusto frente a condiciones de  ruido aditivo y convolutivo, Ascensión Gallardo Antolín, Noviembre 2002  ,Premio ERICSSON a la Mejor Tesis Doctoral en Multimedia Móvil en la convocatoria de  2004 y Premio Extraordinario de Doctorado
  • Mejora de servicios automáticos por teléfono con reconocimiento de habla: Nueva generación de servidores vocales interactivos, Rubén San Segundo Hernández, Noviembre 2002, Premio FUNDACIÓN AUNA a la Mejor Tesis Doctoral en Convergencia Multimedia en Telecomunicaciones en la convocatoria de 2004 y Premio Extraordinario de Doctorado
  • Estrategias para la mejora de la naturalidad y la incorporación de variedad emocional a la conversión texto-voz en castellano, Juan Manuel Montero Martínez, Noviembre 2003, Premio LA CAIXA a la Mejor Tesis Doctoral en Comercio Electrónico en la Convocatoria de 2005.

Society Memberships

· Senior Member of IEEE, Member of  ASA, ISCA, SEPLN, SEAF, COIT, AEIT.

Scholarships

·  1971/77 – Salary Grant from the Ministry of Education and Science.

· 1976 – Travel bag to USA, Spanish Heritage Organization.

· 1978/80 – Research Staff Training Grant of the Ministry of Education.

· 1980- Travel bag to Switzerland (presentation of Communication in Congress).

· 1981 – British Council scholarship for one month research in Cambridge (England) at the Cambridge University Engineering Department.

· 1983/84 – Fulbright Scholarship / MEC for thirteen months (two extensions) while visiting scientist at M.I.T. and working on research on speech recognition.

· 1986- Travel bag to Japan (presentation of two communications in congresses)

· 2005-2006, International Computer Science Institute Scholarship – associated with Berkeley University, CA, USA

Invited conferences and imparted seminars

· “Some experiences in the application and use of computers in training deaf children to speak” at the Speech Comunication Group. Massachusetts Institute of Technology April 1984. USA.

·  “Communication with machines by speech: Speech Synthesis and recognition” Harvard Faculty Club, Harvard University April, 1984 USA.

· “Text to speech and speech recognition for Spanish” Carnegie Mellon University, June 1984, USA.

· “Use of computers in teaching speech to the deaf”. The Graduate School and University Center. The City University of New York, June 1984, USA.

· “Conversión Texto‑Habla” Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona. Abril 1988.

· “Tecnología del habla” en curso sobre “Integración de Textos Voz e Imágenes, Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo.9‑12, Santander, Septiembre 1988

· Curso de Conversión Texto‑habla. TI+D SA. Primavera 1989.

· “Tecnología del habla: Conversión texto‑habla y habla‑texto” en curso sobre “Las industrias de la lengua”, Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo, Santander Junio 1989.

· Buenos Aires, Sexto Encuentro Iberoamericano de Comunicación: Industrias de la Lengua, Mesa Redonda “Síntesis y Reconocimiento de Voz”, 6-8 Noviembre 1991.

· Universidad del País Vasco, Curso de Doctorado “Tecnología del Habla I”, curso 1991-92.

· Universidad de Cantabria, “Síntesis del habla, reconocimiento del habla y aplicaciones” , Salón de Actos, Facultad de Ciencias, 22 Noviembre 1993.

· Colegio Arzobispal de la Inmaculada y San Dámaso Madrid, “Tecnología del habla: máquinas que oyen y hablan”, 2as Jornadas Culturales COU, Abril 1992.

· Universidad Pública de Navarra, “Síntesis y reconocimiento del Habla”, Ciclo de Conferencias sobre Electrónica Avanzada, ETSII y T. 24- Enero 1992.

· Universidad de Málaga, “Técnicas de Reconocimiento del habla continua”,  10 de Abril de 1997, Sala de Juntas de ETSI de Telecomunicación.

· Universidad de Palma de Mallorca, Master en Tecnología de Rehabilitación, Enero 1998.

· Saint Louis University, March 5, 2002, “Speech Technology”.

· Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Nuevas fronteras de la tecnología del habla. Síntesis de voz con emociones, en Jornada sobre Tecnología y Discapacidad Visual, 25 Marzo 2004.

· International Computer Science Institute, “Speech and Emotions”, Enero 2006.

· Microsoft Research, Redmond , Washington, USA, Speaker Diarization For Multiple Distant Microphone Meetings: The Use Of Inter-Channel Time Differences, 5 de Junio de 2006.

· Fundación Círculo de Tecnologías para la Defensa y la Seguridad, en Jornada: Tecnologías del Habla. Análisis de grandes volúmenes de información, Estado del arte de las tecnologías del habla y su aplicación al ámbito de la seguridad y defensa. Potencial español, 29 de Mayo de 2007.

· Universidad Autónoma de Occidente, Seminario “Fundamentos y Aplicaciones de las Tecnologías del Habla”, Cali, Colombia, 1-5 Agosto 2011.

· Profesor del Máster en Fonética y Fonología y Doctorado en Estudios Fónicos de la UIMP y el CSIC, Abril 2013 y Mayo 2016

Other

· Principal investigator of the ESPRIT 860 Project, “Linguistic Analysis of European Languages”, years 1986-1989 together with 8 European partners.

· Principal investigator of ESPRIT Project 2104, “Polyglot-1: A Multilanguage speech to text and text to speech system (1989-92)”

· Speaker in the Evaluation Commission of the CAICYT paper 10, Information and Communication Technologies. Year 1986

· Evaluator for the CODEST, CICYT, Science Program, Esprit Program, IV Framework Program of the European Community “Information Technologies”

· Scientific reviewer of the following international journals

 “Speech Communication”

 “Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance”

 “IEEE Signal Processing Letters”

 “Information Sciences”

 “IET Signal Processing”

 “IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing” in 2008,2010,2011,2012, 2014

 “ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications”

 “Journal of the Acoustical Society of America” ​​-2011

 “Neural Processing Letters”

 “International Journal of Speech Technology”

 “Lecture Notes in Computer Science”

 “Applied Computational Intelligence and Soft Computing”

 “Loquens”

 “Expert Systems with Applications”


· Member of the thesis court at the University of Bordeaux I “Contribution to the realization of a syntehese multilanguage system from the text of a special prosecutor, TNS 50C42” by El Kafi Jamal, February 1990

· Member of the thesis court at the Katholieke Universiteir Nijmegen, “Automatic text-to-speech conversion for Spanish” by R.P.W. van Gerwen, June 1991

· Member of the jury of the VII Contest of Young Investigators 1994, selected by the General Director of Scientific Policy.

· Member of the Commission of Experts for the National Program of Technologies of the Production and Communications of the Interministerial Commission of the Science and Technology in 1996.

· Expert Evaluator for the European Community for the selection of Language Engineering projects, 4th Call for Proposals, May 1997 and V Framework Program June 1999.

· Expert evaluator of ongoing projects of the European Community, evaluating the Babel (Copernicus) 1996-98, Eutrans (Esprit) 1997-2000 and Sprach (Esprit) 1996-98 projects.

· Member of the Executive Committee of the ELSNET (European Network on Speech and Language) since October 1997.

· Member of the Committee of Nato RSG10 (Speech Processing) and IST 03 since 1994.

· Member of the ISCA (International Speech Communication Association) Advisory Council, January 1996- December 2006.

· Member of the Editorial Committee of the WEB-SLS Magazine: European Student Journal of Language and Speech.

· Member of the Editorial Board of the “International Journal of Speech Technology” Kluwer.

· Member of the Scientific Committee of the Open Access Magazine “Loquens”.

· Invited member of the IPPA3 Expert Group (Integrated Program Portfolio Analysis 3) IPPA Report Editor: Report on the analysis done following the third IST call. European Commission, Information Society Technologies, February 2001.

· Evaluator of “Adventure” Projects of the VI Framework Program of the EU, 2005.

· European Research Council: Evaluator of ERC Starting Grants, May 2007.

· Evaluator for the Research Council for Natural Sciences and Engineering of the Academy of Finland, Academy Research Fellow Applications, 2009.

· Member of the thesis court at the Radboud University Nijmegen, “Speech Reduction in Spontaneous French and Spanish” by F.Torreira, November 2011.

· Member of the Fulbright Scholarship Evaluation Committee, Madrid, May 24, 2013 and May 27, 2014

· Evaluator of the European SIIP project (VII EU Framework Program) 2015-2016-2017-2018

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Academic Posts

·  Director of the Department of Electronic Engineering, 1995-2004