Luis Sánchez-Fernández received a MSc degree in Telecommunication Engineering and a PhD degree from the Technical University of Madrid, Spain, in 1992 and 1997, respectively. In 1997 he joined Universidad Carlos III de Madrid where he currently occupies a position as Full Professor. He is member of the Telematic Engineering Department which he has headed from 2009 to 2011 and from 2013 to 2015. He heads the Web Technologies Laboratory within the Telematics Applications and Services research Group. He is also the Vicepresident of the Asociación de Telemática, the Spanish scientific asociation on Telematic Engineering.
Luis Sánchez Fernández has been the principal investigator of several national and one international research projects. He has coauthored more than 100 scientific publications in national and international journals and conferences and book chapters. He has been invited editor of two special issues of the UPGRADE journal, on XML and the Semantic Web. He has given several invited talks, including one in the 2006 plenary session of the International Press and Telecommunication Council. His current research interests are focused on information extraction, Linked Data, social network analysis and multiagent systems.