Alicia Casals. Her background is in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and PhD in Computer Vision. She is professor at the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC), in the Automatic Control and Computer Engineering Department. She is currently Associate researcher at the Institute for Biomedical Engineering of Catalonia (IBEC).
    She is part of the Biomedical Engineering PhD Program at UPC. Her research field is in robotic systems and control strategies for rehabilitation, assistance and surgical applications. She leads he Robotics and Vision Group in the Center of Research in Biomedical Engineering, CREB-UPC. She is currently president of the IEEE EMBS Committee on Biorobotics.