Juan Fernández Rubio
Telephone:+ 34 93 401 64 31
Fax:+ 34 93 401 64 47
Web site: http://gps-tsc.upc.es/comm/juan/juan.html
Advised Students:David Bernal Casas


Juan A. Fernández Rubio received the Ph D. from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC), Barcelona, Spain, in 1982. Since 1989 he is a Professor at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain, where he teaches undergraduate courses in Analog and Digital Communications . His current research interests include Mobile Communication Systems, Space Division Multiple Access(SDMA), Blind Multiuser Detection, GPS applications.

Latest Projects

Project nameAcronymFunderStart dateEnd date
Radio techologies for ultra-dense networks in the 5G and beyond (5G&B) eraRUNNERSpanish GovernmentDec 2016Dec 2019
Técnicas distribuidas para la gestión y operación de redes de comunicaciones celulares inalámbricas, de sensores y de la red eléctrica inteligenteDISNETSpanish GovernmentJan 2014Jun 2018
Signal Processing for Communications2014 SGR 60Catalan GovernmentJan 2014Dec 2016

Latest Journal publications

[1] J. Castro Arvizu, J. Vilà-Valls, A. Moragrega, P. Closas Gómez and J. Fernández Rubio, "Received signal strength based indoor localization using a robust interacting multiple model extended Kalman filter algorithm", SAGE International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, Vol. 13, August 2017. | BibTex

[2] P. Closas Gómez, C. Fernandez Prades and J. Fernández Rubio, "Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Position in GNSS", IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Vol. 14, n, May 2007, pp. 359 - 362. | Details | Full document | BibTex

[3] G. Seco, J. Fernández Rubio and C. Fernandez Prades, "ML Estimator and Hybrid Beamformer for Multipath and Interference Mitigation in GNSS Receivers", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol. 53, March 2005, pp. 1194 - 1208. | Details | Full document | BibTex

Latest Conference publications

[1] J. Castro Arvizu, A. Moragrega, P. Closas Gómez and J. Fernández Rubio, "Assessment of RSS Model Calibration with Real WLAN Devices", International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems, August 2015. | Details | Full document | BibTex

[2] J. Castro Arvizu, J. Vilà-Valls, P. Closas Gómez and J. Fernández Rubio, "Simultaneous tracking and RSS model calibration by robust filtering", IEEE Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, November 2014. | Details | Full document | BibTex

[3] J. Castro Arvizu, P. Closas Gómez and J. Fernández Rubio, "Cramér Rao lower bound for breakpoint distance estimation in a path loss model", IEEE International Conference on Communications, June 2014, pp. 176 - 180. | Details | BibTex

Latest Books

[1] O. Lücke, A. Pellón, P. Closas Gómez and J. Fernández Rubio, "Cost-Optimised Active Receive Array Antenna for Mobile Satellite Terminals. Chapter 10: Advances in Mobile and Wireless Communications", Springer, Volume 16, June 2008, pp. 185 - 204. | Details | BibTex

Latest Advised Theses

[1] J. Castro Arvizu, "Robust Indoor Positioning in WLAN Networks", Dpt. of Signal Theory and Communications, UPC, March 2017. Advisor: J. Fernández Rubio and P. Closas Gómez. | Details | Full document | BibTex

[2] P. Closas Gómez, "BAYESIAN SIGNAL PROCESSING TECHNIQUES FOR GNSS RECEIVERS: FROM MULTIPATH MITIGATION TO POSITIONING", Dpt. of Signal Theory and Communications, UPC, June 2009. Advisor: C. Fernandez Prades and J. Fernández Rubio. | Details | BibTex

[3] C. Fernandez Prades, "Advanced Signal Processing Techniques For Global Navigation Satellite Systems Receivers", Dpt. of Signal Theory and Communications, UPC, April 2006. Advisor: J. Fernández Rubio. | Details | Full document | Slides | BibTex

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