Narciso García




Narciso García

Dr. Ingeniero de Telecomunicación


Narciso García received the Ingeniero de Telecomunicación degree (five-year engineering program) in 1976 (Spanish National Graduation Award) and the Doctor Ingeniero de Telecomunicación degree (Ph.D. in communications) in 1983 (Doctoral Graduation Award), both from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), Spain.

Since 1977, he has been a member of the faculty of the UPM, where he is currently a Professor of Signal Theory and Communications. He leads the Grupo de Tratamiento de Imágenes (Image Processing Group) of the UPM. He has been actively involved in Spanish and European research projects, serving also as evaluator, reviewer, auditor, and observer of several research and development programs of the European Union. He was a co-writer of the EBU proposal, base of the ITU standard for digital transmission of TV at 34–45 Mb/s (ITU-T J.81). He was the area coordinator of the Spanish Evaluation Agency (ANEP) from 1990 to 1992.

He has been the general coordinator of the Spanish Commission for the Evaluation of the Research Activity (CNEAI) since 2011. He received the Junior and Senior Research Awards of the UPM in 1987 and 1994, respectively. His professional and research interests are in the areas of digital image and video compression and of computer vision.


Tel.: (+34).91.336.7353
Prof. Narciso García
Grupo de Tratamiento de Imágenes
Dpto. Señales, Sistemas y Radiocomunicaciones
E.T.S. Ingenieros de Telecomunicación
E-28040 Madrid -- Spain
Fax: (+34).91.336.7353