Workshop Chair

Research Professor at IMDEA Networks Institute

Antonio Fernández Anta is a Research Professor at IMDEA Networks Institute. Previously he was a Full Professor at the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (URJC) in Madrid, where he has been on the Faculty since 1998. He was before on the Faculty of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, where he received an award for his research productivity. He has been a postdoc at MIT from 1995 to 1997. He has almost 20 years of research experience, with a steady productivity of more than 5 papers per year on average. He has published in top conferences and journals like INFOCOM, STOC, FOCS, PODC, DISC, Journal of the ACM, SIAM Journal on Computing, or IEEE Transactions on Computers. He is vice chair of the Steering Committee of DISC and has served in the TPC of numerous conferences and workshops. He is a senior member of the IEEE since 2002 and of the ACM since 2007. Antonio Fernández Anta received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from the University of Louisiana in 1992 and 1994, respectively. He completed his undergraduate studies (Licenciado and Diplomado en Informática) at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain, in 1988 and 1991 respectively, having received awards at the university and at a national level for his academic performance.