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Miguel A. Mañanas
Miquel Angel Mañanas received his Telecommunications Engineering and Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering degrees from Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) in 1993 and 1999, respectively. He is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Automatic Control (ESAII) at the same university. He also belongs to the Biomedical Signal and Systems Division of the Biomedical Engineering Research Centre (CREB) at UPC.

He is a member of the Spanish Committee of Automatics (CEA), the Spanish Biomedical Engineering Society (SEIB) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

Teaching

He teaches subjects on Automatics and Systems Engineering at the School of Industrial Engineering of Barcelona (ETSEIB). Courses are related to Control Theory, Continuous Time Systems and Digital Control, as well as Signal Analysis. Currently, he is the Director of Post-Graduate Program “Technologies of Industrial Control and Scada” of the CIM Foundation. He also teaches a course on Biomedical Signals in the Master on Biomedical Engineering (UPC and Universitat de Barcelona).

Contact: miguel.angel.mananas@upc.edu

 

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Joan FrancescJoan F. Alonso was born in Ripoll in 1979. He received the Telecommunication Engineer Degree from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) in 2002 and the Master in Bioengineering Degree from the same university in 2004.

He worked as a research assistant from 2004 to 2007 at the Biomedical Engineering Research Centre (CREB), and as a researcher from 2008 to 2009 at the Biomedical Research Networking Center in Bioengineering, Biomaterials and Nanomedicine (CIBER-BBN) of the Carlos III Health Institute.

In 2011 he obtained his PhD degree on Biomedical Engineering from the UPC, and at present he works as a Teaching Assistant at the Automatic Control Department (ESAII). His research interests include the analisys of the interactions between biological signals and systems, with application to myographic (EMG and MMG) and encephalographic (EEG and MEG) signals.

Teaching

He has taught subjects on Automatics, Control and Industrial Informatics at the School of Industrial Engineering of Barcelona (ETSEIB), the School of Engineering of Vilanova i la Geltrú (EPSEVG), the Faculty of Nautical Studies of Barcelona and the College of Industrial Engineering of Barcelona (EUETIB).

Currently, he teaches Biomedical Signal and Image Processing at the College of Industrial Engineering of Barcelona (EUETIB).

Contact: joan.francesc.alonso@upc.edu

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She graduated in 1999 as Electrical Engineer from the Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia. Currently, she is also a Ph.D. candidate at the UPC with her dissertation topic focused in the protocol design and analysis of EMG signals as tools in the diagnostic and rehabilitation therapies of the upper limbs.



 

Contact: monica.riojas@upc.edu

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Carolina2I send you the updated description also: Carolina M. Migliorelli was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1987. She received the Telecommunication Engineer Degree specializing in Electronic Systems from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) in 2009. She holds a M.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering from the Universitat de Barcelona (UB) and UPC obtained in 2011. She received her Ph.D in Biomedical Engineering in 2017 in the BIOART group. The topic of her Ph.D research was on the improvement of noninvasive localization of focal refractory epilepsy with magneotencephalography. Her main research interests are: the multimodal evaluation of pathologic and physiologic brain signals, the presurgical evaluation of epilepsy, the localization of brain sources, and the evaluation of brain networks.

Currently, she teaches subjects on Automatics and Digital Control at the School of Industrial Engineering of Barcelona(ETSEIB).

Additional information: Research Gate

Contact: carolina.migliorelli@upc.edu

 

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Sergio
Sergio Romero received his Industrial Engineering Degree in Automatic speciality from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) in 2000, and his PhD degree on Biomedical Engineering from UPC in 2010.

He is currently an Assistant Professor at the Nautical School of Barcelona (FNB) and at the School of Industrial Engineering of Barcelona (ETSEIB) of the UPC. He develops his activity in the Automatic Control Department (ESAII).

He is member of the Biomedical Signals and Systems Division of the Biomedical Engineering Research Centre (CREB) of the UPC.

Teaching

He teaches subjects on Automatics and Systems Engineering at the FNB. Teaching is related to Control Theory in Continuous-Time Systems and in Discrete Systems in the Naval Engineering Field. He also teaches in the Postgraduate Program of “Industrial Control Technologies and Scada” in the CIM Foundation.

Contact: sergio.romero-lafuente@upc.edu

 

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Leidy Yanet Serna was born in Medellín (Antioquia, Colombia) in June 1984. She has a Degree in Bioengineering (2009) from the University of Antioquia (UdeA) and currently she is a PhD student in Biomedical Engineering at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC).

She is member of the Biomedical Engineering Research Centre (CREB) of the UPC and also of the Bioelectronics and Clinical Engineering Research Group (GIBIC) of the UdeA.

Contact: leidy.yanet.serna@upc.edu

 

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Mislav
Mislav Jordanić received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Zagreb, Croatia and from 2014 he is a PhD candidate at the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC).

His research interests include biomedical instrumentation, signal processing, and machine learning techniques with applications in human-machine interfaces, prostheses and assistive devices. Currently, he is working on motor tasks identification based on the high-density electromyography.

Contact: mislav.jordanic@gmail.com

Marateb

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Hamid R. Marateb (M'10) received the B.S. and M.S. degrees from Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Science and Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 2000 and 2003, respectively. He received his Ph.D. and post-doctoral fellowship from the Laboratory of Engineering of Neuromuscular Systems, Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy in 2011 and 2012, respectively. He was a visiting researcher at Stanford University in 2009 and at Aalborg University in 2010. He was a visiting professor in UPC, Barcelona, in 2012 and 2016-2017. His research interests include intramuscular and surface electromyography, expert-based systems in bioinformatics, biomedical signal processing, design of electronic systems, and non-convex optimization. He is currently with the biomedical engineering department, faculty of engineering, the university of Isfahan, IRAN and also department of Automatic Control, Biomedical Engineering Research Center, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. BarcelonaTech (UPC).

Contact: marateb@gmail.com

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Joaquim Chaler has a PhD in Medicine from Barcelona University (Spain). He is the chief rehabilitation doctor of the department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation of the insurance company Ergasat-Suma (Terrassa, Spain). His field of expertise is rehabilitation and the analysis of patients with muscular injury. He has worked extensively in the development of the Biomechhanics laboratory and on many muscular tests in Egarsat-Suma. He is also a reader of the dean of the Department of Ciencies of Physical Activity and Sports of the Ramon Llull University (Barcelona, Spain) as well as the Medicine School of Sports of the Barcelona University. Recently he has collaborated with the laboratory of evaluation of muscular force of the Barcelona Football Club. His areas of expertise in investigation include musculoskeletal disorders related to work and sports, muscular weakness and movement analysis.

Contact: quim.chaler@gmail.com