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Professional Service

 

JOURNALS

·        Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems (2014 - )

·        Editorial Board of The Scientific World Journal Signal Processing (2013)

·        Editorial Board of International Journal of Vehicular Technology (2012 - 2017)

·        Associate Editor of Journal of Physical Agents (2007 - )

·        Guest editor of the Special Issue "New Trends towards Automatic Vehicle Control and Perception Systems" in MDPI Sensors journal. 2012- 2013

·        Guest Editor of the Special Issue on “Robust & Efficient Vision Techniques for Intelligent Vehicles” in IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems journal, 2016-2017.

 

ASSOCIATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

·        Member of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Technical Committee on Autonomous Ground Vehicles and Intelligent Transportation Systems (RAS TC on Autonomous Ground Vehicles and ITS).

·        Member of the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society (IEEE-ITS)

·        Member of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society(IEEE-RAS)

·        Member of the Automation Spanish Committee in the Robotic Group (CEA-Robotica). 

·        Member of the Robotic Technological Spanish Platform (HISPAROB)

·        Member of ITS-Spain University Committee.

 

 CONFERENCES ORGANIZATION

·        2018. Organizing Committee in the IEEE/RSJ IROS 2018 International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Madrid, Spain, October 2018.

·        2015. Annual Conference of Spanish Technology Transfer Offices (RedOTRI2015), General Chair, University of Alcalá, Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, Spain, 15-16 June 2015.

·        2014. IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Organizing Committee. 18 –20 November, 2014, Madrid, Spain

·        2012. IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV), Publication and exhibition Chair. Alcalá de Henares, Spain, June 2012.

·        2012. IEEE IV Workshop on Perception in Robotics, Alcalá de Henares, Spain, June 2012. Co-organizer

·        2012. IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium Workshops (IV-WS), Publication Co-chair. Alcalá de Henares, Spain, June 2012.

·        2007. IEEE Intelligent Signal Processing Symposium (WISP). Alcalá de Henares, Spain, October 2007. Co-organizer

·        2007. IEEE WISP Special Session on Perception in Robotics, Alcalá de Henares, Spain, October 2007. Co-organizer

·        2002. Seminario Anual de Automática, Electrónica Industrial e Instrumentación (SAEEI). Alcalá de Henares, Spain,       September 2002. Co-organizer.

·        2000-2010. ALCABOT- HISPABOT Robot Competition Symposium. Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, Spain. 2000-2010. Co-organizer.

 

PROGRAM COMMITTIES

·        2018. International Program Committee and Associate Editor in the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference (ITSC), Maui, Hawaii, USA. November 2018.

·        2018. National Advisory Committee in the IEEE/RSJ IROS 2018 International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Madrid, Spain, October 2018.

·        2018. Program Committee in the 19th Workshop on Physical Agents (WAF 2018), Madrid, Spain, November 2018.

·        2017. International Program Committee in the 2nd edition of the Special Session on Autonomous Driving and Driving Assistance System (ADDAS), which is part of the ROBOT2017 Iberian conference, Seville, Spain, November 2017.

·        2017. International Program Committee and Associate Editor in the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference (ITSC), Yokohama, Japan, October 2017.

·        2016. International Program Committee and Associate Editor in the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference (ITSC), Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, November 2016.

·        2016. Program Committee in the RoboCity16: Open conference on future trends in robotics, Madrid, Spain, May 2016.

·        2015. IEEE ITSC2015, IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain, September 2015.

·        2014. IEEE ITSC2014, IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference, Qingdao, Shandong, China, October 2014.

·        2013. Robot 2013: First Iberian Robotics Conference, Madrid, Spain, November 2013.

·        2013. IEEE ITSC2013, IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference, The Hague, The Netherlands, October 2013.

·        2013. IEEE CIVTS2013, IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Vehicles and Transportation Systems, Singapore, April 2013.

·        2012. IEEE ITSC2012, IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference, Anchorage, AK, USA, September 2012.

·        2012. Workshop of Physical Agents (WAF). Santiago de Compostela, Spain, September 2012.

·        2011. IEEE ITSC2011, IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference, Washington DC, USA, September 2011.

·        2011. IEEE CIVTS2011, IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Vehicles and Transportation Systems, Paris, France, April 2011.

·        2011. Workshop of Physical Agents (WAF). Albacete, Spain, September 2011.

·        2010. IEEE ITSC2010, IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference, Funchal, Madeira Island, Portugal, September 2010.

·        2010. IEEE ITSC2010 Workshop on Emergent Cooperative Technologies in Intelligent Transportation Systems, Madeira Island, Portugal, September 2010.

·        2010. Workshop of Physical Agents (WAF). Valencia, Spain, September 2010.

·        2009. IEEE CIVVS 2009, IEEE Workshop on Computational Intelligence in Vehicles and Vehicular Systems, Nashville, TN, USA, April 2009.

·        2009. Workshop of Physical Agents (WAF). Cáceres, Spain, September 2009.

·        2008. Workshop of Physical Agents (WAF). Vigo, Spain, September 2008.

·        2007. Workshop of Physical Agents (WAF). Zaragoza, Spain, September 2007.

·        2007. IEEE Intelligent Signal Processing Symposium (WISP). Alcalá de Henares, Spain, October 2007.

·        2006-2013. Workshops of Robocity2030. Two workshops per year about robotics technologies. Organizing by the Robocity network, which includes the best robotics institutions at the Madrid region, Spain. 2006-2013.

·        2002. Seminario Anual de Automática, Electrónica Industrial e Instrumentación (SAEEI). Alcalá de Henares, Spain,       September 2002.

 

 KEYNOTE LECTURES

·        2018. Autonomous Driving demo in the IEEE/RSJ IROS 2018 International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Madrid, Spain, October 2018. [Video]

·        2018. Plenary speaker at the VI Conference on Sustainable Mobility & Intelligent Vehicle: Smart Mobility. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Spain. September, 20th 2018. [Video: from -2:14:50 to -1:44:40]

·        2018. Autonomous and connected vehicles Course. Invited conference “Human Factors and Social Aspects”. May, 2018, INSIA, Madrid, Spain

·        2018. Automation Engineering Master. Invited classes “Human Driver Behaviours”. February, 2018, INSIA, Madrid, Spain

·        2017. Autonomous and connected vehicles Course. Invited conference “Human Factors and Social Aspects”. June, 2017, INSIA, Madrid, Spain

·        2016. Autonomous and connected vehicles Course. Invited conference “Human Factors and Social Aspects”. June, 2016, INSIA, Madrid, Spain

·        2015. Annual Iberian IEEE Student Branch Conference. Invited conference “DriveSafe: an App for Alerting Inattentive Drivers and Scoring Driving Behaviors”. April 23, 2015, EPS-UAH, Alcalá de Henares, Spain

·        2014. II GEINTRA Conference Series on Audio-Visual Signal Processing and Applications in Intelligent Spaces 2014. Invited conference “Some Challenges in ADAS based on computer vision”. June 18, 2014, EPS-UAH, Alcalá de Henares, Spain

·        2012. Workshop Robocity12. Robots for the citizens. Invited conference “Experiences in the launching of the spin-off Vision Safety Technologies”.June 7–8, 2012, ETSII-UPM, Madrid, Spain

·        2012. Master in Computer Vision. URJC. Invited conference “Advanced Driving Assistance System based on Computer Vision”. March 21, 2012, URJC, Móstoles, Spain

·        2012.VIII Vodafone Conference about Science and Technology Convergence. UAH. Invited conference “Localization and Navigation Assistance System for Visually Impaired People based on Vision Techniques” March 13, 2012, UAH, Alcalá de Henares, Spain

·        2007. Summer Course in Service Robotics. Invited conference “Localization and Navigation Techniques for Service Robotics”. July 2-6, 2007. UNED. Ávila. Spain

·        2007. Master in "Diseño para todos en tecnologías de la información y comunicación". Teacher of the subject "Tecnologías de la información, domótica, robótica y realidad virtual". Course 2006-07. EOI. Madrid. Spain.

·        2006. Master in "Diseño para todos y accesibilidad universal en las tecnologías de la información". Teacher of the subject "Tecnologías de la información, robótica". Course 2005-06. EOI. Madrid. Spain.

 

   OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

·        Chair of the Regular Sessions on Environment Perception (II) and  Environment Perception (III) in the 21st IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC2018).

·        Member of the Selection Board to cover 140 scientific positions in the Spanish Council of Scientific Research (CSIC) in 2019 (Advanced Control Systems, Modelling and Perception profile).

·        Visit to the State Key Laboratory of Modern Optical Instrumentation at the Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, June 2018. [photo1] [photo2]

·        Experts Panel Member for the Mechanics and Maritime Sciences (M2) Department Assessment of Research. Chalmers University of Technology. Gothenburg, Sweden. February 2018 – August 2018. [photo]

·        Coordinator of UAH Unit of Scientific Culture and Innovation (UCC+i) belonging to the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT). 2014 - 2018

·        Director of Knowledge Transfer at the University of Alcalá. 2014 – 2018

·        Visiting Scholar at the Center for OPTical IMagery Analysis and Learning (OPTIMAL). Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU). Xian (China) between August 2017-September 2017.

·        Deputy Inspector of the UAH services. 2012 – 2013

·        Visiting Scholar at the Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago from June 2013 to August 2013 to work with Raquel Urtasun

·        Expert Evaluator of RTD Project proposals at the Spanish CDTI. 2011 –

·        Head of the Robotics and e-Safety Research Group. 2010 -.

·        Member of the Research Advisory Council at the UAH. 2010 – 2014

·        Research Director of Vision Safety Technologies Ltd. 2009 - 2016

·        Co-coordinator of the Master program “Advanced Electronics Systems. Intelligent Systems” given by the Department of Electronics of the UAH. Courses 2007/08 to 2009/2010.

·        Expert Evaluator of RTD Project proposals at the Sistema Universitario de Castilla y León. Spain. 2008 –

·        Co-coordinator of the Doctorate program at the Department of Electronics of the UAH. Courses 2005/06 to 2009/10

·        Expert Evaluator of RTD Project proposals at the Spanish ANEP agency. 2006 –

·        Head of the Department of Electronics. 2004 - 2010

·        Member of the Research Committee at the UAH. 2004-2010

·        Member of working group that defined the strategic research area "Goods, Industrial Design and Production" of IV PRICIT of the Community of Madrid. 2003

 

 

 

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