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María R. Fernández-Ruiz


María R. Fernández-Ruiz (S’11) was born in Córdoba, Spain.

She received the B.S. degree in telecommunication engineering (five-year engineering program) and the M.S. degree in electronic systems and signal processing from the Universidad de Sevilla (US), Spain, in 2009 and 2011, respectively.

During her Master program, she was working on the study and design of fiber Bragg gratings under the supervision of Prof. Alejandro Carballar. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D degree with the Ultrafast Optical Processing group at the Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique-Energie, Matériaux et Télécommunications (INRS-EMT)-Université du Québec, (Montréal, Canada), working under the supervision of Prof. José Azaña.

Her recent research interests include ultrafast signal processing devices, fiber Bragg gratings (FBG), design of programmable and reconfigurable devices for optical computing, optical pulse shaping, next generation optical networks (NGN), space-time duality and holography.