Beatriz Ortega was born in Valencia, Spain, in 1972. She received the M.S. degree in physics in 1995 from the Universidad de Valencia, and the Ph.D. degree in telecommunications engineering in 1999 from the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia. She joined the Departamento de Comunicaciones, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, in 1996, where she was engaged with the Optical Communications Group and her research was mainly in the field of fiber gratings. From 1997 to 1998, she joined the Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, United Kingdom, where she was involved in several projects developing new add-drop filters or twin-core fiberbased filters. She has published more than 60 papers and conference contributions in fiber Bragg gratings, microwave photonics, and fiber filters. Currently, she is an Associate Lecturer at the Telecommunications Engineering Faculty and her main interests include fiber gratings applications, optical delay lines, and optical networks.
Biography Updated on 20 September 2004