Fernando García

Fernando García


Telecommunication Engineering, BSc. Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, 2007.

Robotics and Automatics, MSc. Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, 2009.

Electric, Electronics and Automation Engineering, PhD. Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. 2012.


2007- Research & Develop Internship. Deimos Space.

2007-2008: Research Fellowship. Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.

2008-2009: Master Scholarship (teaching position). Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.

2009-2012: Assistant Lecturer. Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.

2012 to present: Assistant Professor. Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.


Other skills and merits

He exhibits strong experience in R&D projects in the fields of Intelligent Vehicles and Intelligent Transportation Systems involving the use of Computer Vision, Sensor Fusion, and Human Factors, as well as Vehicle Communication. He has been recipient of the Master in Robotics and Automatics Scholarship at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid in 2008, the Barreiros Foundation Award in the domain of Automotive and Vehicle Applications in Spain in 2014, the 3rd Prize to best PhD Thesis in the period 2013-2015 given by ITSS Spanish Chapter, and the award to the innovation in the automotive sector, diagnosis “Galeria de innovación Motortec 2015”. He has organization experience in the ITSS conferences such as (IV’16 workshop co-chair and workshop organizer), ITSC’15 and ITSC’16 (special session organizer). He has been involved in more than 20 research projects, 10 of which are funded by public entities. He is author of 2 patents and published more than 50 papers in international conferences and journals. He spent 10 months as visiting researcher in Vislab, at Universidad de Parma, spread in different periods (2008, 2011 and 2014). He also stayed as visiting researcher during 4 months at SUNY University at Buffalo in 2010. As lecturer, he has given lectures in different international Universities such as University of Buffalo, Università degli Studi di Parma, Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana de Medellin and Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. Moreover, he gives lectures in Programming, Computer Vision, Data Fusion, Intelligent Transport Systems and Control Engineering.