Juan Carlos Alvarez Alvarez is Associate Professor of Systems Engineering & Automation at the University of Oviedo. He graduated in 1992, and obtained his PhD degree in 1998 after spending a year at the University of Wisconsin Robotics Lab. He teaches Control Systems and Robotics in the Department of Electrical, Electronics, Computers and Systems Engineering (DIEECS) since 2000 and acts as Counselor of the IEEE student branch at UO since 2008. He was co-founder of the European Erasmus Mundus Master of Mechatronics and Micro-mechatronic Systems (EU4M) from 2004 to 2009 and its first director at UO. He served as vice-president of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Spanish Branch, and in the direction team of the department, in the period 2008-2012. His research interests revolves around understanding robot and human motion. Recently focus has been in the development of wearable sensor systems able to interpret human motion as actions and intentions, in order to capture the interactions taking place in human-robots shared environments. He has published more than 40 papers on international journals, books, and refereed conferences, and he is in the editorial board of several scientific journals in those topics. 


Antonio Miguel López Rodríguez was born in Oviedo, Asturias, in 1971. He received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in Computer Engineering from the Polytecnical School of Engineering of Gijón, Asturias, Spain, in 1995 and 1998 respectivelyand the Ph.D. degree from the University of Oviedo, Asturias, Spain, in 2001.
Since 1995 he is within the Department of Electrical, Electronical, Computer and Systems Engineering of the University of Oviedo, first as a Research Assistant (1995-1998), then as an assistant professor (1998-2009) and now as an associate professors (2009-present).
He is the author more than 10 research articles, 3 book chapters, about 40 conference communications and 2 software patents. His present research interests include multi sensor systems and robotics, human-machine interaction, physiological computing, body-worn sensors, estimation theory, pattern recognition and machine learning.

Diego Alvarez Prieto is Associate Professor of Systems Engineering & Automation at the University of Oviedo. He graduated in Industrial Engieering in 1998, and obtained his PhD degree Electrical, Electronical and Control Systems in 2004.

Since 2001 he teaches in the
Department of Electrical, Electronics, Computers and Systems Engineering (DIEECS), where he is now an associate professor. His research interest include multi sensor systems, human-machine interaction and wearable sensor systems.

He is the author or 10 research articles, 5 book chapters and about 30 conference communications.