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Dr. Carlos Maté Jiménez

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Category: Assistant Professor
Research Area: Decision Support Systems for the Energy Sector Research Group ; Intelligent Systems Research Group
Association date: 01/Oct/2000
Location: AA25.D-404
Phone number: +34 91 542-2800 ext. 2430
E-mail: carlos.mateATiit.upcomillas.es

Areas of interest:
Forecasting. Time series analysis. Symbolic data analysis. Reliability. Life testing. Nonparametrics bayesian statistics. Multivariate analysis. Marketing research. Customer satisfaction measurement. QoS. Economics. Finance. Quality control. Quality management systems.

Biography:
Carlos Maté has a PhD in Statistics and Operations Research (1994), a Msc in Mathematics(1980) and a Bsc in Economics (1984), both from Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain. He has published articles in international and national journals, such as International Journal of Forecasting, Neural Processing Letters, Journal of Applied Statistics and Estudios Turísticos, and he is author of Análisis Bayesiano de Datos and the three-volume book Curso General sobre Statgraphics . His articles have also appeared in several proceedings of international conferences. He is member of IIF (International Institute of Forecasters). Contracts as senior researcher with MINISTERIO DE INDUSTRIA, COMERCIO Y TURISMO DE ESPAÑA, 3M ESPAÑA, S.A., SIGMA DOS or VALEO EMBRAGUES. He was Director of the project `Forecasting Models for Symbolic Data (PRESIM)´, www.upcomillas.es/otri/propios/presim, funded by Universidad Pontificia Comillas, where he is currently Professor. He was a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Economics at University of California, Riverside, during Fall 2007. Research areas: Forecasting. Time Series Analysis. Financial markets. Symbolic Data Analysis. Data Mining. Reliability. Life Testing. Nonparametrics Bayesian Statistics. Multivariate Analysis. Marketing Research. Customer Satisfaction Measurement. QoS. Quality Control. Quality Management Systems.

Ph.D. Thesis

Developed:

    C. Maté (1995), Modelos bayesianos no paramétricos de fiabilidad en ensayos de vida acelerada. Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Madrid (Spain).
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Supervised:

    J. Arroyo (2008), Métodos de predicción para series temporales de intervalos e histogramas. Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain).
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 2 Ph.D. thesis

Journal Publications

    C. Maté, "El análisis de intervalos. Aplicaciones en ingeniería", Anales de Mecánica y Electricidad. vol. LXXXIX, no. III, pp. 20-27, June 2012.
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    S. Lumbreras, C. Maté, "El mercado de divisas y la gestión del riesgo de los tipos de cambio", Anales de Mecánica y Electricidad. vol. LXXXVIII, no. V, pp. 14-19, October 2011.
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    C. Maté, "Book review: Ramon E. Moore, Ralph B. Kearfott, Michael J Cloud. Introduction to interval analysis. SIAM (2009) (hardcover) $72 USA, 223 pages. ISBN: 978-0-898716-69-6", Fuzzy Sets and Systems. vol. 177, no. 1, pp. 95-97, August 2011.
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    C. Maté, "A multivariate analysis approach to forecasts combination. Application to Foreign Exchange (FX) markets", Revista Colombiana de Estadística. vol. 34, no. 2, pp. 347-275, June 2011.
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    J. Arroyo, G. González-Rivera, C. Maté, A. Muñoz, "Smoothing methods for histogram-valued time series. An application to Value-at-Risk", Statistical Analysis and Data Mining. vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 216-228, April 2011.
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    J. Arroyo, R. Espínola, C. Maté, "Different approaches to forecast interval time series: a comparison in finance", Computational Economics. vol. 37, no. 2, pp. 169-191, February 2011.
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    C. García-Ascanio, C. Maté, "Electric power demand forecasting using interval time series: A comparison between VAR and iMLP", Energy Policy. vol. 38, no. 2, pp. 715-725, February 2010.
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    C. Maté, "Book Review: Svetlozar, T. Rachev, John S.J. Hsu, B.S. Bagasheva and F.J. Fabozzi , Bayesian Methods in Finance, John Wiley and Sons, USA (2008) ISBN 978-0-471-92083-0 (hardcover), $95, 329 pages", International Journal of Forecasting. vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 632-634, July 2009.
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    J. Arroyo, C. Maté, "Forecasting histogram time series with k-nearest neighbours methods", International Journal of Forecasting. vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 192-207, January 2009.
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    C. Maté, L. Fernández-Butragueño, "El cambio de ciclo económico actual. Una aproximación desde las relaciones gráficas de volatilidad en los mercados", Anales de Mecánica y Electricidad. vol. LXXXV, no. VI, pp. 56-59, December 2008.
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    C. Maté, "Bayesian statistics and marketing", Interfaces. vol. 37, no. 3, pp. 302-303, June 2007.
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    A. Muñoz, C. Maté, J. Arroyo, A. Sarabia, "iMLP: Applying multi-layer perceptrons to interval-valued data", Neural Processing Letters. vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 157-169, April 2007.
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    C. Maté, J.M. Labernia Salvador, "Sistema automatizado para la mejora del rendimiento en pruebas objetivas. Implicaciones en la selección de recursos humanos", Anales de Mecánica y Electricidad. vol. LXXXII, no. V, pp. 30-36, October 2005.
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    C. Maté, A. Oliva, "La predicción en los mercados de derivados financieros. Una introducción al MEFF y los modelos ARCH. (II", Anales de Mecánica y Electricidad. vol. LXXX, no. I, pp. 56-64, January 2003.
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    C. Maté, A. Oliva, "La predicción en los mercados de derivados financieros. Una introducción al MEFF y los modelos ARCH. (I)", Anales de Mecánica y Electricidad. vol. LXXIX, no. IV, pp. 46-51, September 2002.
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    C. Maté, M. Fernández, J.A. Campos, "La medición de la satisfacción del cliente de hotel: estado del arte y nuevas perspectivas sobre su medición", Revista de Estudios Turísticos. vol. 147, pp. 23-55, January 2001.
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    C. Maté, R. Calderón, "Exploring the characteristics of rotating electric machines with factor analysis", Journal of Applied Statistics. vol. 27, no. 8, pp. 991-1006, November 2000.
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 17 publications

Conference Papers

    C. Maté, L. Morell, "Interval and classic time series forecasting combination system. Applications to exchange rate (FOREX) prediction", 3rd Workshop in Symbolic Data Analysis - SDA 2012. ISBN: 978-84-695-6575-9, pp. 69-70, Madrid, Spain, 7-9 November 2012
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    C. Maté, "The bayesian model averaging approach for interval-valued data", 3rd Workshop in Symbolic Data Analysis - SDA 2012. ISBN: 978-84-695-6575-9, pp. 47-48, Madrid, Spain, 7-9 November 2012
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    C. Maté, "Forecasting using Bayesian model averaging and Bayesian nonparametrics", 31st Annual International Symposium on Forecasting - ISF2011. Praga, Czech Republic, 26-29 June 2011
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    C. Maté, "Forecasting symbolic data", 30th International Symposium on Forecasting - ISF2010. San Diego, USA, 20-23 June 2010
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    C. Maté, C. García-Ascanio, "Electricity spot price forecasting using interval time series: A comparison between VAR and iMLP", 30th International Symposium on Forecasting - ISF2010. San Diego, USA, 20-23 June 2010
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    C. Maté, "Forecasting symbolic data", Workshop in Symbolic Data Analysis. Wienerwaldhof, Austria, 18-20 October 2009
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    G. González-Rivera, J. Arroyo, C. Maté, "Forecasting with Interval and Histogram Data. Some Financial Applications", National Bureau of Economic Research -National Science Foundation Time Series Conference. Davis, CA, USA, 11-12 September 2009
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    G. González-Rivera, J. Arroyo, C. Maté, "Forecasting with Interval and Histogram Data. Some Financial Applications", Congress of the European Economic Association and the Econometric Society European meeting (EEA-ESEM). Barcelona, Spain, 23-27 August 2009
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    R. Espínola, J. Arroyo, C. Maté, "Forecasting Methods for Interval Time Series: Some Financial Applications", 29th International Symposium on Forecasting - ISF2009. Hong Kong, China, 21-24 June 2009
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    J. Morales, C. Maté, "New insights in inflation forecasting using Bayesian model averaging", 29th International Symposium on Forecasting - ISF2009. Hong Kong, China, 21-24 June 2009
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    C. Maté, "Forecasting interval valued inflation rates", 29th International Symposium on Forecasting - ISF2009. Hong Kong, China, 21-24 June 2009
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    G. González-Rivera, J. Arroyo, C. Maté, "Forecasting with Interval and Histogram Data. Some Financial Applications", Predictability on Financial Markets. Lisboa, Portugal, 16-17 January 2009
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    J. Arroyo, C. Maté, "Forecasting time series of observed distributions with smoothing methods based on the barycentric histrogram", 8th International FLINS Conference on Computational Intelligence in Decision and Control. Madrid, Spain, 21-24 Septiembre 2008
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    C. Maté, "A Nonparametric Bayesian approach to forecast combination", 28th International Symposium on Forecasting - ISF2008. Niza, France, 22-25 June 2008
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    A. Muñoz, C. Maté, A. Sarabia, J. Arroyo, "Advances in forecasting interval-valued time series with Multilayer Perceptrons. Application to eletricity price intervals in energy markets", 27th International Symposium on Forecasting. Nueva York, USA, 24-27 June 2007
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    C. Maté, G. González-Rivera, "A principal component analysis (PCA) approach to forecast histogram-valued time series (HTS). Applications to expected returns in stock indexes", 27th Annual International Symposium on Forecasting. Nueva York, USA, 24-27 June 2007
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    J. Arroyo, A. Muñoz, C. Maté, A. Sarabia, "Exponential smoothing methods for interval time series", ESTSP’07: First European Symposium on Time Series Prediction (TSP). pp. 231- 240. ISBN 978-951-22-8601-0. Otaniemi, Finland, 7-9 February 2007
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    A. Sarabia, C. Maté, R. Caro, J. Tapia, "Uso de gráficos de cajas borrosos para controlar el final de una aplicación del método Delphi", ESTYLF 2006 XIII Congreso Español sobre Tecnologías y Lógica Fuzzy. pp. 211-216. Ciudad Real, Spain, 20-22 September 2006
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    C. Maté, J. Arroyo, "Descriptive statistics for boxplot variables", COMPSTAT 2006: 17th Conference of Int. Association for Statistical Computing and International Federation of Classification Societies 2006 Conference: Data Science and Classification. pp. 1549-1556. ISBN:3-7908-1708-2. Roma, Italy, 28 August- 1 September 2006
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    C. Maté, J. Arroyo, "Introducing interval time series: accuracy measures", COMPSTAT 2006: 17th Conference of Int. Association for Statistical Computing and International Federation of Classification Societies 2006 Conference: Data Science and Classification. pp. 1139-1146. ISBN:3-7908-1708-2.. Roma, Italy, 28 August- 1 September 2006
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    J. Arroyo, C. Maté, A. Muñoz, "Hierarchical clustering for boxplot variables", International Federation of Classification Societies 2006 Conference: Data Science and Classification. ISBN: 3-540-34415-2. Ljubljana, Slovenia, 25-29 July 2006
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    C. Maté, J. Arroyo, A. Muñoz, A. Sarabia, "Smoothing methods for histogram-valued time series", 26th International Symposium on Forecasting. Santander, Spain, 11-14 June 2006
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    C. Maté, J.M. Labernia Salvador, "Sistema automatizado de autoevaluación del aprendizaje basado en pruebas tipo test", III Jornadas de Redes de Investigación en Docencia Universitaria. Universidad de Alicante. Alicante, Spain, 13-14 June 2005
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    C. Maté, "Developing advanced systems of citizenship participation by e-opinion. Implications for robust decision making in council management", e-Forum Summit (http://www.eu-forum.org/summit/). Valencia, Spain, 15-16 September 2003
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    C. Maté, J. Arroyo, "Forecasting with symbolic data. Applications to Boxplots", International Symposium on Forecasting - IIF (International Institute of Forecasters). Mérida, Mexico, 15-18 June 2003
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    C. Maté, J. Benítez, "Marketing research for engineering students: Key issues", 31st Internacional Symposium "Engineer of the 21st Century". San Petersburgo, Russian Fed., 16-19 September 2002
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    R. Caro, C. Maté, A. Sarabia, "Towards a fuzzy Delphi method", International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS) Congress. Edimburgo, United Kingdom, 7-12 July 2002
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    C. Maté, A. Oliva, "An approach to combine heterocedastic volatility forecasts about IBEX-35 options in the Spanish market of derivatives", 22nd International Symposium on Forecasting. Dublín, Ireland, 24-26 June 2002
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    C. Maté, "A conceptual framework to combine forecasts based on classical multivariate analysis methods", 21th International Symposium on Forecasting. Callaway Gardens Georgia, USA, 17-20 June 2001
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    C. Maté, "A nonparametric Bayesian model for accelerated life testing with censored data and parametric estimation", MMR' 2000 - Second International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Reliability. Abstract`s Book, vol. 2. pp. 752-755. Bordeaux, France, 4-7 July 2000
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    C. Maté, A. García, "Some issues about classical forecasting methods applied to energy markets", 20th International Symposium on Forecasting. Lisboa, Portugal, 21-24 June 2000
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    C. Maté, "Reliability theory, an opportunity to approach High School Mathematics to industry", Fifth Annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics, pp. 52-65. Chicago, USA, 13-15 November 1992
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    V. Quesada, C. Maté, "A semiparametric Bayesian model for accelerated life testing", 2nd World Congress of the Bernoulli Society for Mathematical Statistics and Probability. Third Annual Meeting of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics. pp. 135-136. Uppsala, Sweden, 13-18 August 1990
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 33 publications

Books and Book chapters

    J. Arroyo, G. González-Rivera, C. Maté, "Forecasting with interval and histogram data: some financial applications", en Handbook of empirical economics and finance. Editores Ullah, A. y Giles, D.E.A.. Ed. Chapman & Hall/CRC Press. , , 2010.
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    C. Maté, Análisis bayesiano de datos (ANBAD). Ed. Asociación Española para la Calidad. Madrid, Spain, 2006.
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    C. Maté, A. Ruiz-Falcó, "Design for maintainability. A methodology using statistical methods", en Maintenance Management and Optimisation. Ed. European Commission. Luxemburgo, Luxemburg, 2003.
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    C. Maté, N. Carlos, Curso General Sobre STATGRAPHICS. Anexo para la versión Plus for Windows. Ed. Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid, Spain, 1996.
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    C. Maté, Curso General Sobre STATGRAPHICS. Procedimientos. Métodos Estadísticos. Aplicaciones. Ejercicios Resueltos. Tomo I. Ed. Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid, Spain, 1995.
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    C. Maté, Curso General Sobre STATGRAPHICS. Procedimientos. Métodos Estadísticos. Aplicaciones. Ejercicios Resueltos. Tomo II. Ed. Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid, Spain, 1995.
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    A. Sarabia, C. Maté, Problemas de Probabilidad y Estadística. Elementos Teóricos. Cuestiones. Aplicaciones con STATGRAPHICS. Ed. Clagsa. Madrid, Spain, 1993.
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 7 books

Projects

    Analysis and identification of possible strategies to improve the human-based recognition process in free-flow toll roads, developed for: Indra Sistemas S.A.. Mar/2010-May/2010
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    Analysis, characterization and validation of the quality of service measurement system for Internet Access Providers, developed for: Ministerio de Industria Turismo y Comercio. Sep/2006-Oct/2006
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    Report on differences between data supplied by AIMC about ABC sales and audience., developed for: VOCENTO. Feb/2004-Apr/2004
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    Not Available, developed for: 3 M ESPAÑA, S.A.. Nov/2001-Feb/2002
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    Development of a statistical model of exploratory character to find the competitive positioning of brands and customers segmentation, developed for: SIGMA-DOS. Jun/2001-Jul/2004
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    Analysis, study and design of bidding strategies in the electric generation sector, developed for: Iberdrola. Jan/1999-Jan/2000
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    Framework for generation bidding strategies in the day-ahead electricity spot market., developed for: Iberdrola. Jan/1998-Dec/1998
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 7 projects

Training courses

    Métodos y modelos de decisión, in Máster en Administración de Empresas e Ingeniería de Organización (MBAE). Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y Puertos de la Universidad Castilla-La Mancha, Ciudad Real (Spain). Mar 2009 - Mar 2009.

    Introducción a los Métodos y Modelos de Decisión, in Máster en Administración de Empresas e Ingeniería de Organización (MBAE). Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y Puertos de la Universidad Castilla-La Mancha, Ciudad Real (Spain). Apr 2008 - Apr 2008.

    Course on Time Series Forecasting in Energy Markets, developed for: Varios. Feb/2008-Feb/2008
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    Curso para usuarios de empresa "Introducción a la predicción de series temporales energéticas". , Madrid (Spain). Feb 2008 - Feb 2008.

International exchanges

    Sep - Dec 2007, Department of Economics, University of California, Riverside. Riverside, CA (USA).

Other Activities

    Editor at "3rd Workshop in symbolic data analysis: book of abstracts". Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Madrid (Spain). Nov 2012.

    Evaluator of Proyectos de investigación sobre previsión. Agencia Nacional de Evaluación y Prospectiva (ANEP), Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad. Madrid (Spain). Jan 2012 - Dec 2013.

    Vocal del Grupo de trabajo sobre Métodos Estadísticos (CT66) acerca de la Normativa sobre Métodos Estadísticos aplicados a Calidad. AENOR - IEC. Madrid (Spain). Jan 2009 - Today.

    Evaluator of 3 proyectos de investigación sobre previsión para la ANEP (Agencia Nacional de Evaluación y Prospectiva). Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación.. (). Jan 2006 - Dec 2008.

    Vocal del Grupo de trabajo sobre Confiabilidad (GT56) acerca de la Normativa sobre Fiabilidad Mantenimiento y Ensayos de Vida. AENOR - IEC. Madrid (Spain). Jan 2004 - Today.

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