Martina Eckert

Professor at the Higher Technical School of Engineering and Telecommunications Systems (ETSIST) of the UPM.

Martina Eckert is Telematics Engineer from the Polytechnic University of Hamburg-Harburg (TUHH) since 1996, and PhD in Telecommunications from the Technical University of Madrid (UPM) since 2003. She was visiting professor at the University Carlos III of Madrid from 2004 to 2006. Since then, she has been a professor at the School of Telecommunications Systems and Engineering (ETSIST) of the UPM. M. Eckert has participated in different research groups and currently belongs to the Group of Multimedia and Acoustic Applications (GAMMA), of the Research Center on Software Technologies and Multimedia Systems for Sustainability (CITSEM). Her field of knowledge is vision, image, and video processing. She is currently focusing her research on health issues based on virtual reality applications, therapeutic serious games and natural man-machine interfaces, preferably for people with disabilities.