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Engineering and mathematics educator

Pedro José Zufiria, Spanish engineering and mathematics educator. Lieutenant Spanish Army, 1984-1985. Member Grupo de Redes Neuronales (founder since 1991), Grupo de Tratamiento de Imag., Society Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Phi Kappa Phi, Tau Beta Pi.

Background

Zufiria, Pedro José was born on November 6, 1962 in San Sebastian, Spain. Son of Pedro Bernardo and Miren Arantzazu (Zatarain) Zufiria.

Education

Degree in telecommunications engineering, University Politecnica, Madrid, 1986. Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University Southern California, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering, University Southern California, 1989.

Doctor in Telecomms. Engineering, Ministry of Education, 1991. Degree in Mathematics, University Complutense, Madrid, 1997.

Career

Fellow International Business Machines Corporation Research Center, Madrid, 1985-1986. Teaching assistant University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1987, research assistant, 1988-1989, research associate, 1989-1990. Postdoctoral researcher University Politecnica de Madrid, 1990-1991, professor tit.

E.U.i., 1991-1992, professor tit. U.i., 1992-1993, professor titular university, since 1993. Director international relations school telecommunications engineering University Politecnica de Madrid, 1993-1996, member studies board, 1992-1993.

Consultant IBERDROLA, Madrid, 1993-1995. Chief of research Comisión Interministerial de Ciencia y Tecnología, since 1991. Consultant TRW-National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1989.

Membership

Lieutenant Spanish Army, 1984-1985. Member Grupo de Redes Neuronales (founder since 1991), Grupo de Tratamiento de Imag., Society Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Phi Kappa Phi, Tau Beta Pi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Chess, movies, literature, classical music, track and field.

Connections

Married Maria Eugenia Gerbolés, November 20, 1993. Children: Blanca, Pedro Gaizka, Luis Gontzal.

father:
Pedro Bernardo Zufiria

mother:
Miren Arantzazu (Zatarain) Zufiria

spouse:
Maria Eugenia Gerbolés

children:
Blanca Zufiria

Pedro Gaizka Zufiria

Luis Gontzal Zufiria