M. Julia Fernández-Getino García received the M. Eng. and Ph.D. degrees in telecommunication engineering from the Polytechnic University of Madrid, Spain, in 1996 and 2001, respectively. She is currently with the Department of Signal Theory and Communications, Carlos III University of Madrid, Spain, as an Associate Professor.
From 1996 to 2001, she held a research position with the Department of Signals, Systems and Radiocommunications, Polytechnic University of Madrid. She visited Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ, USA, in 1998; visited Lund University, Sweden, during two periods in 1999 and 2000; visited Politecnico di Torino, Italy, in 2003 and 2004; and visited Aveiro University, Portugal, in 2009 and 2010. Her research interests include multicarrier transmission, multi-antenna communications and signal processing for wireless systems.

She has participated in more than 40 national and international research projects related to wireless communications. She is co-author of 4 books chapters and she has published more than 60 papers in international journals and conferences.
She serves on the editorial board of Physical Communication since 2017. She has been member of the Technical Program Committee in more than 40 international conferences and she has been part of the organizing committee of 2 conferences. She has served as reviewer for more than 20 international journals and 40 international conferences.

She received the best “Master Thesis” and “Ph.D. Thesis” awards from the Professional Association of Telecommunication Engineers of Spain in 1998 and 2003, respectively; the “Student Paper Award” at the IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC) in 1999; the “Certificate of Appreciation” at the IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC) in 2000; the “Ph.D. Extraordinary Award” from the Polytechnic University of Madrid in 2004; the “Juan de la Cierva National Award” from AENA Foundation in 2004; and the “Excellence Award” from Carlos III University of Madrid in 2012 for her research career.
She has occupied several management positions at Carlos III University of Madrid, as Academic Secretary and Vice-Head of Signal Theory and Communications Department. Since 2013, she is the Dean of the Bachelor’s Degree in Telecommunication Technologies Engineering and the Bachelor’s Degree in Communications Systems Engineering.