Beatriz Ortega Tamarit
FACULTY & VISITING PROFESSOR - Professor
Prof. Beatriz Ortega was born in Valencia, Spain, in 1972. She received the M.Sc. degree in Physics in 1995 from the Universidad de Valencia, and the Ph.D. in Telecommunications Engineering in 1999 from the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia. She joined the Departamento de Comunicaciones at the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia in 1996 as a Lecturer and she got her Full Professorship in 2009 on Optical Communications. From 1997 to 1998, she joined the Optoelectronics Research Centre, at the University of Southampton (United Kingdom), where she was involved in several projects developing new add-drop filters and twin-core fibre-based filters. She has published more than 200 papers and conference contributions in fibre Bragg gratings, microwave photonics and optical networks, with an H-factor of 18. She has been involved in the EU funded projects IST-LABELS, IST-GLAMOROUS, IST-OFFSOHO, IST-NEFERTITI, IST-EPIXNET, IST-EPHOTON/ONE and ICT-ALPHA. Her recent interests are mainly focused on providing solutions for high performance, reconfigurable and convergent optical networks for wired/wireless services under different scenarios.