People

Juan Carlos Alvarez Alvarez is Associate Professor of Systems Engineering & Automation at the DIEECS, University of Oviedo. He obtained his PhD in 1998 after a year at the University of Wisconsin Robotics Lab. He served as Counselor of the IEEE student branch at UO, co-founder of the European Erasmus Mundus Master of Mechatronics (EU4M) and vice-president of the IEEE Robotics & Automation Spanish Branch. His research interests revolves around understanding interactions taking place in human-robot shared environments.

Diego Alvarez Prieto is Associate Professor of Systems Engineering & Automation at the Department of Electrical, Electronics, Computers and Systems Engineering (DIEECS), University of Oviedo. He obtained his PhD degree in 2004 with a thesis about Sensor-Based Robot Motion Planning with Dynamics. He is the author of 10 research articles, 5 book chapters and about 30 conference communications. His research interest include multi sensor systems, human-machine interaction and wearable sensor systems.

Antonio Miguel López Rodríguez was born in Oviedo, Asturias, in 1971 and he is Associate Professor in the DIEECS. He received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Oviedo in 2001. He is the author more than 10 research articles, 3 book chapters, about 40 conference communications and 2 software patents. His research interests include multi sensor systems and robotics, human-machine interaction, physiological computing, body-worn sensors, estimation theory, pattern recognition and machine learning.