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My resume. Here you can find what activity I do now, what I did before, my education and more.

General Information

Full Name José Manuel Requena Plens
Contact joreple@upv.es
Languages Spanish (native), English (intermediate)

Education

  • current Valencia, Spain
    Polytechnic University of Valencia - PhD in acoustic metamaterials for biomedical ultrasound applications
  • 2019 Valencia, Spain
    Polytechnic University of Valencia - MSc in Acoustics Engineering
    • Thesis advised by Noé Jiménez and Francisco Camarena.
    • Thesis: Difusores acústicos basados en resonadores de membrana y placa.
    • Qualification: Obtained with the highest honors and special jury recognition.
  • 2018 Alicante, Spain
    University of Alicante - BSc in Telecommunications, sound and image
  • 2011 Alicante, Spain
    IES Luis Garcia Berlanga - Certificate of Higher Education in Sound
    • ToDo
  • 2009 Elche, Spain
    IES San José Artesano - Certificate of Higher Education in Electronic
    • ToDo

Work Experience

  • Jul 21 - now Valencia, Spain
    Researcher and PhD Candidate at i3M/UMIL
    • Advised by Noé Jiménez and Francisco Camarena.
    • Works on developing Ultrasound-based techniques for both medical and industrial applications.
    • Reasearch on acoustic metamaterials for biomedical ultrasound applications.
  • Feb 20 - Jul 21 Gandia, Spain
    Researcher at IGIC
    • Advised by Rubén Picó and Víctor J. Sánchez-Morcillo.
    • Work on project REDLAUNCH: Launch Sound Level Reduction of the European Space Agency under contract 4000126316/19/NL/LvH, also with support from the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation, and European Union FEDER through project PID2019-109175GB-C22.
    • Design and manufacture of acoustic metamaterials.
    • Design, assembly and programming of a three-axis robotic system to perform acoustic measurements in an anechoic chamber. The control software (MATLAB) is integrated into my acoustic measurement software A|Lab.
    • Global objective: development and validation of acoustic metamaterials for the control of acoustic loading on the launch pad of space rockets such as the ESA Vega launcher.
  • Feb 18 - Jul 18 Alicante, Spain
    Scholarship researcher at Applied Acoustic Group
  • Sep 16 - Jul 18 Alicante, Spain
    Founding Partner at AµTech
    • Teaching in microcontroller programming to the students of the University of Alicante.
    • Laboratory and project management.
  • Jun 11 - Feb 18 Alicante, Spain
    Sound tecnician at Acusticox
    • Realization of fixed installations or events and sound and lighting control.
  • Sep 05 - Nov 09 Alicante, Spain
    Laboratory technician at Profdent
    • Preparation of dental models.
    • Inventory management.

Honors and Awards

  • Fellowships
    • Training School: Use and characteristion of new acoustic treatments and tools. European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST). Óbuda University, Hungary (2019).
  • Awards
    • MSc with the highest honors and special jury recognition.
    • Best academic record (MSc in Acoustics, 2019).

Courses

    • Use and characterisation of new acoustic treatments and tools. program
    • Using Python for Research. cert
  • IBM
      Analyzing Data with Python. cert
      Visualizing Data with Python. cert

Skills

  • Programming languages: Matlab, C++, Python.
  • Modeling software: COMSOL.
  • Design software: AutoCAD.
  • Room acoustics software: CATT-Acoustic, EASE.
  • Documentation software: LaTeX.
  • Knowledge of web development, Java, Git.
  • Microcontroller programming experience: Texas Instruments, Espressif, Arduino.

Other Interests

  • Sports: mountain bike, hiking, rollerblading.
  • Hobbies: travel, rock music, movies