David R. Martinez is Associate Division Head of the Sensor Systems Division
at MIT Lincoln Laboratory. He received his Bachelor’s degree from New Mexico
State University in 1976, and his M.S. degree from MIT, and the E.E. degree
jointly from MIT and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in 1979. He completed
an M.B.A. from the Southern Methodist University in 1986. He was elected IEEE
Fellow in 2003. He is actively involved in several projects focused on space-based
technology, embedded digital systems, electronic steered phased arrays, and
adaptive sensor signal processing. He joined MIT Lincoln Laboratory in 1988
and was responsible for the development of a large prototype space-time adaptive
signal processor. This effort resulted in a large-scale demonstration of the
world’s first real-time adaptive signal processor for future surveillance systems.
Prior to joining MIT Lincoln Laboratory, he was Principal Research Engineer
at ARCO Oil and Gas Company responsible for a multidisciplinary company project
to demonstrate the viability of real-time adaptive signal processing techniques.
He received the ARCO special achievement award for the planning and execution
of the 1986 Cuyama Project, which provided a superior and cost-effective approach
to 3-D seismic surveys. He holds three U.S. patents. From 1997 to 1999, he was
the founder and chairman of a national workshop on high performance embedded
computing. He has also served as keynote speaker at both the Real-Time Systems
Symposium and the Second International Workshop on Compiler and Architecture
Support for Embedded Systems. He has been appointed to serve in the Army Science
Board since 1999. From 1994 to 1998, he was Associate Editor to the IEEE Signal Processing magazine.