I am an Associate Professor (Profesor Contratado Doctor) at the Department of Electronic Engineering of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. I hold Ph.D. and a 5-year Engineering degree (B.S. + MSc) in Telecommunications with a major in Electronics from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and a MSc degree in Electrical Engineering with a major in System-on-a-Chip-Design from the Royal Institute of Technology of Sweden. During the period 2005-2008 I was with an FPU scholarship of the Spanish Ministry of Education and Science. I have had three research stays, one at the Computer Science and Engineering Department of the Pennsylvania State University (sept - dec 2007), another at the Department of Computer Architecture of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (jun - jul 2008), and another at the Department of Electronics and Telecommunications of the Politecnico di Torino (jul - sep 2010). I have been a member of the IEEE since 2005.