Manuel Lopez-Amo was born in Madrid, Spain, in 1960. He received the M.Sc. in Telecommunication engineering and the Ph.D. degrees from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain in 1985 and 1989, respectively. From 1985 to 1996, he belonged to the Photonic Technology Department of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, where in 1990 he became an associate professor. In 1996, he moved to the Universidad Pública de Navarra (Pamplona, Spain) where he became a Full Professor in the Electrical and Electronic Engineering department and he is currently the head of the optical communications group of this department. He has been Chairman of the Optoelectronic Committee of Spain. He has been leader of more than 30 research projects and he has coauthored more than 150 works in international refereed journals and conferences related with fiber-optic networks, optical amplifiers, fiber-optic sensors, and integrated optics. He is a member of the technical committees of the International Conference on fiber optic sensors (OFS), the European Workshop on optical fiber sensors (EWOFS), and European cost TD1001 action, among others. Professor López-Amo is a senior member of the IEEE and member of the OSA.
Biography Updated on 28 September 2011