Dr. Joan Cabestany is a Professor at the Department of Electronic Engineering (UPC) and one of the founders of S4C. About of 10% of his time is allocated to S4C. He received his degree in Telecommunication Engineering in 1976, and the PhD in 1982, both from the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC).
He is the responsible of the AHA (“Advanced Hardware Architectures”) research group, with expertise on reconfigurable hardware, electronic system design, advanced hardware architectures, microelectronics and VLSI design.
He is member of the CETpD staff structure since 2005. He has been the UPC responsible in several EU funded projects, and their main interest topics are artificial intelligence and electronic technology applied to different topics (aging and dependent people issues, in particular). Currently, he is the coordinator of the REMPARK and FATE projects.