Universidade de Vigo

Pérez González, Fernando

Pérez González, Fernando
Full Professor
Research group
Despacho A-007

Ph.D. in Telecommunications from the University of Vigo (1993). Full Professor at the Department of Signal Theory and Communications (TSC) since 2000 and coordinator of the Signal Processing in Communications Group (GPSC) since its foundation in 1995. From 2009-2011, he held the Prince of Asturias Chair at the University of New Mexico (USA). Manager of the National Research Plan (2007-2010). Promoter and first Managing Director of Gradiant (2007-2014), a public-private R&D center with over 100 employees. His research interests lie at the intersection of signal processing, security/privacy, and communications, particularly in problems involving adversaries. Co-author of 65 articles in international journals and over 170 in conference proceedings. He has supervised 10 doctoral theses. According to Google Scholar, he has received over 4600 citations, with an h-index of 30 (in Scopus, excluding self-citations, it is 22). He has been the principal investigator of over 30 contracts with industry, founder of seven companies in the ICT sector; the surviving ones employ around 150 engineers. He holds 14 granted patents, most of them international. Principal investigator at the University of Vigo in European projects CERTIMARK, ECRYPT, REWIND, NIFTY, and WITDOM. President of the organizing and technical committees of several international conferences. Associate editor of various international journals. Since 2014, he has been a member of the Royal Galician Academy of Sciences and since 2016 a Fellow member of the IEEE.