Gabriel Caffarena obtained an M.S. degree in Telecommunication Engineering from the University of Málaga (Spain) in 1998 and the Ph.D. degree in Electronic Engineering (UPM Best Thesis Award, European Ph.D. Mention) from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid in October 2008. He has worked as a Computer Programmer at University College London (1998–2000) and as a Network Support Engineer at Imperial College (2000-2001). He has been a Predoctoral Visiting Researcher to IMEC (2002) and Imperial College London (2004) and Postdoc Visiting Researcher to the Uniersity of Málaga (2010). He has been an Assistant Professor at the Electronic Engineering Department (Department de Ingeniería Electrónica) of the Technical University of Madrid (UPM) (2005–2009), and he is currently a Profesor Colaborador Doctor of the Universidad San Pablo CEU. His research is mainly focused on programmable logic systems, CAD tools for automatic DSP implementations, word-length optimization, and architecture design of high-speed computational systems (bioinformatics, cryptanalysis, DSP, CFD, etc.). He has authored and coauthored over 25 conference contributions and 12 journal publications.
Biography Updated on 27 December 2010