Instructor profile Gonzalo Seco-Granados

Gonzalo Seco-Granados

Instructor profile José A Lopez-Salcedo

José A. López-Salcedo

Gonzalo Seco-Granados is since 2006 Professor at the Department of Telecommunications and Systems Engineering, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain. He coordinates the SPCOMNAV group, dedicated to the research on signal processing mainly applied to wireless communications and positioning systems.

Professor Seco-Granados received his Ph.D. degree in Telecommunications Engineering from Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and an MBA from IESE, both in Spain.

He has been a member of the technical staff of the European Space Research and Technology Center (ESTEC) of ESA in The Netherlands and held positions as coordinator of the Telecommunications Engineering degree and vice-director of School of Engineering at UAB. He has held visiting appointments at Universidad de Vigo in Spain as well as at Brigham Young University and the University of California in Irvine in the USA.

Professor Seco-Granados was granted one of the six UAB Chairs of Technology and Knowledge Transfer “UAB Research Park – Santander” in 2009, awarded an ICREA Academia Fellowship in 2014, and in 2015 he was a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at University of California, Irvine. He has authored over 150 technical papers and been principal investigator of over 25 research projects. His current research interests are distributed algorithms for estimation and detection, statistical and array signal processing, network optimization, resource management, advanced GNSS receivers.

Professor Seco-Granados is a member of the Continuing Education Institute-Europe Faculty as of 2018.


José A. López-Salcedo is since 2013  Professor at the Department of Telecommunication and Systems Engineering at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain. He is the Coordinator of the Telecommunication Engineering studies at UAB.

Professor López-Salcedo received the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Telecommunication Engineering from Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona. He has been Research Assistant in the Department of Signal Theory and Communications, UPC and involved in R+D projects dealing with synchronization techniques for digital receivers, satellite communications and iterative decoding techniques for MIMO wireless systems, both for private industry and public administrations.

Professor López-Salcedo was a visiting scholar at the University of California, Irvine, USA, and at the Coordinated Science Laboratory (CSL), University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA. He has also held positions as a Scientific Support Officer at the European Commission, DG Joint Research Center, Ispra in Italy. His research interests are in the field of statistical signal processing, focusing on estimation theory, detection theory and applications to wireless communications and Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS).

Professor López-Salcedo is a member of the Continuing Education Institute-Europe Faculty as of 2018.

Course 011 Digital Signal Analysis Techniques: Time, Frequency, and Spatial Algorithms