Carlos Fritsch Yusta was born in Madrid, and received the degree of telecommunications engineer in 1971, and the degree of Ph. Doctor in informatics in 1988, both from the Polytechnic University of Madrid. From 1972 up to 2006 he has been tenured scientist at the Instituto de AutomÃ¡tica Industrial, of the Spanish National Council for Scientific Research (CSIC). In 2006 he was raised to Research Scientist, that is his current state. His main research interests involve computer architectures for real-time digital signal processing, acoustic image formation through new beamforming techniques and real-time hardware implemented digital signal processing algorithms.