CV

Prof. Raúl Alcaraz Martínez
Born March 1, 1982 in Cuenca, Spain. Married, 1 daughter.
Languages: Spanish (native), English.

ACADEMIC DEGREES
2003 — MEng in Telecommunications Engineering, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
2005 — MSc in Electronic Engineering, University of Alcalá, Spain.
2008 — DSc in Biomedical Engineering, Technical University of Valencia, Spain.

FORMER POSITIONS
2004-2005 — Research assistant, Dept.of Electronic, University of Alcalá, Spain.
2005-2007 — Research engineer, Foundation “Cardenal Gil de Albornoz”, Spain.
2005-2010 — Assistant professor, Dept. of Electronic, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain.

CURRENT POSITION
2010-Present — Associate Professor, Head of the Biomedical Engineering Research Group, Dept. of Electronic, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain.

AWARDS
2014 — The best paper award in XVI Regional Conference of Catalonia Society of Cardiac Surgery for A. Hernandez, R. Alcaraz, JJ. Rieta, F. Hornero, “Electrocardiographic success predictors of Cox-Maze surgery at discharge”.
2005 — First Spanish Award to the best student in MSc in Electronics Engineering.
2003 — First Spanish Award to the best final degree project in MEng in Telecommunications Engineering.
2003 — First National Award to the best student in MEng in Telecommunications Engineering.

INVITED VISITS
2007 — Dept. of Electronic, Technical University of Valencia. Invited by Prof. José J. Rieta.
2008 — Dept. of Electronic, Technical University of Valencia. Invited by Prof. José J. Rieta.
2010 — Dept. of Electronic, Technical University of Valencia. Invited by Prof. José J. Rieta.

COMMITMENTS
2008-Present — Member of the department board, Dept. of Electronic, University of Castilla-La Mancha.
2008-Present — Member of the faculty board, Technical School of Cuenca, University of Castilla-La Mancha.
2012-Present — Responsible for the development of MSc in Telecommunications Engineering, Technical School of Cuenca, University of Castilla-La Mancha.
2014-Present — Member of the national expert group for the development of a new degree in medical equipments (Spanish Formation Council).

MEMBER OF Ph.D. EXAMINATION COMMITTEES
– Carlos Vayá, Characterization and processing of atrial fibrillation episodes by convolutive blind source separation algorithm and nonlinear analysis of spectral features, Technical University of Valencia, 2010.
– Jorge Mateo, Aplicación de redes neuronales artificiales en el procesado versátil de señales electrocardiográficas, Technical University of Valencia, 2012.

REFEREE ASSIGNMENTS — Scientific journals
Computers in Biology and Medicine, IEEE Transaction on Biomedical Engineering, Artificial Intelligent in Medicine, Physiological Measurement, Medical Engineering and Physics, Scientia Iranica, Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, Computers & Electrical Engineering, IET Signal Processing, BMC Bioinformatics, Australian Physical & Engineering Sciences in Medicin, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, Journal of Medical and Biomedical Engineering, Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine, Computers Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, The Scientific World Journal.

EDITORIAL ASSIGNMENTS
– Editor-in-Chief of section Information Theory, Entropy — Open Access Journal, since January 2015 (Impact Factor 1.56 based on ISI-WoK).
– Editorial Board Member, The Open Access Journal Of Science and Technology, since September 2014.
– Editorial Board Member, Advances in Chemical and Biological Engineering journal, since November 2014.
– Editorial Board Member, Journal of Advances in Biomedical Engineering and Technology, since October 2014.
– Honorary Editorial Board Member, Advanced Health Care Technologies, since December 2014.