About Me

Manuel Ocaña Miguel was born in Madrid, Spain, in January 1977. At present, he is Full Professor at the Department of Electronics and the Director of Infrastructure and Maintenance Management Office of the University of Alcalá. He received the Tech. Eng. degree in Electrical Engineering in 2000 from the Technical University of Madrid (UPM), Masters' degree in Electrical Engineering in 2002 (with Best Student Award) and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering (with PhD UAH Award) in 2005 from the University of Alcalá (UAH), Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, Spain. He worked in the Air Navigation Aids Laboratory in the Spanish Air Force from 1996 up to 2002. He is Researcher in the RobeSafe Research Group of the UAH. His research interests include localization and navigation in Robotics, eSafety and Intelligent Transportation Systems. He is lecturing for Mobile Robotics, an MSc course in Electronics and Intelligent Systems. He is the author of more than 110 refereed papers in journals and international conferences, and corresponding author of 3 national patents and 1 PCT. He has been recipient of 8 researching Awards. Also, in 2007 he was Research Visitor at the European Centre for Soft Computing, and in 2011 and 2018 he was Research Visitor at the Institute of Perception Action and Behaviour (IPAB) of the University of Edinburgh.