Javier Silvestre-Blanes (M’02) received the Licenciatura degree in computer engineering and the Ph.D. degree in computer architecture from the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (UPV), Valencia, Spain, in 1999 and 2003, respectively. He was a Computer Vision Engineer in a research and development institute in Alcoy, Spain. He is currently an Associate Professor with the Computer Engineering Department, UPV, where he is also a Senior Researcher with the Instituto Tecnológico de Informática. His research interests include real-time networks, multimedia systems, and communications. Dr. Silvestre-Blanes is a member of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society.