Jordi Mateu is currently International Associate Guest Researcher at National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), working at the Radio-Frequency Electronics Group of the RF Technology Division, inside the Communication Technology Laboratory, at Boulder, CO, USA, on a mobility program from UPC. He is also Associate Professor (Profesor Titular de Universidad) in the Signal Theory and Communications Department (TSC) at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), since March 2009, and external Senior Researcher at Centre Technologic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC), since 2007. He received the Telecommunication Engineering and Ph.D. degrees from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona, in 1999 and 2003, respectively.
Prior to that, in summer 1999, after graduation, he held a trainee engineer position at Investment Technology department, Gillette, UK. In 2000, he joined TSC department to pursuit PhD studies. From May to August 2001, he was Visiting Researcher with Superconductor Technologies Inc., Santa Barbara CA. In October 2002 he joined CTTC as Research Associate and later as Coordinator of Communication Subsystems Area, until August 2005. During that period, he was also Part-time Assistant professor at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. In September 2005, he joined the Electromagnetic Division NIST, Boulder, CO, as Fulbright Research Fellow until December 2006. Since then he has held several Guest Research Appointments at NIST (summer 2007, summer 2008, April 2009, January 2015 and May 2015). In July 2006, he was visiting Researcher at Lincoln Lab., MIT. In 2007 he joined TSC department of UPC as a Ramon y Cajal Fellow.
He authored or co-authored over 55 papers in international journal, more than 60 contributions in international conferences, three book chapter and holds four patents. He has collaborated and lead several research project for national, European and US Governments and private organizations and companies.
Dr. Mateu was the recipient of the 2004 Prize for the best doctoral thesis in Fundamental and Basic Technologies for Information and Communications by COIT (Colegio Oficial de Ingenieros de Telecomunicación) and AEIT (Asociación Española de Ingenieros de Telecomunicación). He was also the recipient of a Postdoctoral Fulbright Research Fellowship and an Occasional Lecturer Award from CIES (Council of International Exchange of Students). He was granted with a Ramón y Cajal Contract (2005-2010), being ranked second at National level, in the area of Electrical and Communication Technologies, a National Program for promoting outstanding Young researchers. He was granted by the Spanish government to pursuit with his PhD studies (2000-2003). From February 2011 to June 2012 he was Vice-Dean at Telecommunication and Aerospace Engineering School at UPC, in charge of academic affairs. During 2012-2014 he was director of the Master on Airports and Air Navigation at FUPC, and Course Manager for the Basic Training Course for Air Traffic Controllers. He is IEEE Senior member. He is currently Technical Editor of Special Issue of the IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, 2016, and Member of Editorial Board at the International Journal of RF and Microwave Computer-Aided Engineering. He is reviewer of several journals and international conferences.
ORCID ID: 0000-0001-9833-9966
RESEACHER ID: H-7285-2015
1- Characterization and modeling of electronic emerging materials
2- Design of microwave devices (focus on filters)
2014 SGR 1551
Project contract/code: FIT-330210-2006-86
Project contract/code: IST-2002-507525
Project contract/code: MAT2005-05656-C02-04