Meet our team

A committed team with a unique vision

  • Rafael Acebrón

    Co-Founder
  • Rafael Acebrón

    Co-Founder

    Rafael Acebrón is one of the founders of AURA. He obtained the Master Degree in Electronic System Engineering and the Electronic Engineer Degree at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.

    His research interest includes robotics, electronics and the development of medical devices. His past research and experience includes mobile social robots and mechatronics design and control systems.

  • Alberto Calvo

    Data Scientist & Software Developer
  • Alberto Calvo

    Data Scientist & Software Developer

    Alberto Calvo is a Industrial Electronic and Automatic Engineer and a master student from the Automatic and Robotic program of the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid. He is working on his final master project in dynamic system simulation. He is collaborating with Aura as a software developer and data scientist. His research interests includes artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics and the analysis of dynamic systems behavior.

  • Ricardo Espinoza

    Co-founder
  • Ricardo Espinoza

    Co-founder

    Ricardo Espinoza is one of the cofounders of AURA and a PhD student in the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. His current areas of interest are in healthcare robotics, service robotics, controls systems, mechanical design, mechanism synthesis and industrial automation. Ricardo has ten years of experience on the industry, working in manufacturing and maintenance. He received his mechanical engineering degree from the Universidad Central de Venezuela in 2008 and the MSc. degree in automation and robotics from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid in 2013.

  • Jorge García

    Partner
  • Jorge García

    Partner

    Jorge García is a Mechanical Engineering and a master student of the Automation and Robotics program at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, collaborating with AURA as an intern. His research interests includes design and manufacture of exoskeletons and eye tracking devices. He is currently working on his masters' dissertation project targeted at the design of an exoskeleton for the upper limb to be used in shoulder rehabilitation therapies. Jorge holds a certificate in plastic manufacturing and a second certificate in 3D designed with Blender.

  • Cecilia García

    CTO
  • Cecilia García

    CTO
  • David Gómez Andrés

    Co-Founder & Medical and Research Advisor
  • David Gómez Andrés

    Co-Founder & Medical and Research Advisor
    David Gómez Andres is a co-founder of AURA. He received his Medicine degree in Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. He is a child neurologist in Hospital Universitario Infanta Sofía and a doctorate student in Anatomy, Histology and Neuroscience Department of Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. He also holds a Master in Applied Statistics. He has worked in Applied Neuroscience research since his early university years. His PhD dissertation deals with the development of new computational techniques in the analysis and interpretation of data from instrumented gait analysis.
  • Erik Hernández

    Partner
  • Erik Hernández

    Partner

    Erik Hernández is a researcher and the CTO of AURA. His current areas of interests are in healthcare robotics, computer vision, real-time and parallel software development, artificial intelligence, distributed systems. He is also interested in collaborative Multi-Robot Systems, distributed algorithms, robotics security systems and game theory. He received his B.Sc., in computer science from the Autonomous University of Querétaro, Mexico., and his M.Sc. and Ph.D., in Robotics and Automation from the Technical University of Madrid, Spain. Erik obtained one of the "Torres Quevedo" grants, afforded by the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness of Spain.

  • Lisandro Puglisi

    Advisor
  • Lisandro Puglisi

    Advisor

    Lisandro J. Puglisi has obtained the Engineer degree in Electronics from Universidad Nacional de Tucumán (Argentina), and the M.Sc. and Ph.D in Robotics and Automation from the Technical University of Madrid (Spain). He has more than 10 years working in R&D projects and more than 3 years in the industrial sector in EU projects. He holds three patents, and has contributed with more than 30 articles reported in conferences and in indexed journals listed in the JCR, consolidating his interest in biomechanics, robotics, dynamic systems, control algorithms and Smart Grids.

  • Irene Pulido

    Chief Medical Officer
  • Irene Pulido

    Chief Medical Officer

    Irene Pulido is Medical doctor an PhD in Neuroscience by la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and Neurologist. Her research interest includes movement analysis and control. She is currently working in AURA as CMO and is responsible of designing and performing studies and clinical trials of AURA's medtech solutions with both patients and healthy subjects.

  • Sara Ramos

    Co-Founder & Chief Financial Officer
  • Sara Ramos

    Co-Founder & Chief Financial Officer

    Sara graduated in Business Administration from the University Carlos III of Madrid. Highly motivated by the process of creation of innovative companies and by the development and exploitation of their full growth potential. Sara enjoyed an internship at the IDC Elevator, accelerator at the University of Herzliya in Tel Aviv, one of the world's most active entrepreneurial ecosystem. Her contribution is focused on the strategic and operational management of AURA, including its daily administration.

  • Jisseth Rincón

    Quality Control
  • Jisseth Rincón

    Quality Control

    Jisseth Rincón Trigos is graduated Civil Engineer University Francisco de Paula Santander (Cúcuta- Colombia) homologated title oficial grade spanish the Technical engineering of public works. Master in Integrated Management Systems (Quality Control, prevention of occupational risks and the environment), Jisseth actually is the responsible of Quality Control and the license procedure for the CE mark of sanitary products for the Spanish Agency of Medicines and Sanitary Products (AEMPS).

  • Mario Triviño

    Software Developer
  • Mario Triviño

    Software Developer

    Mario Triviño is a Industrial Electronic and Automatic Engineer and a master student from the Automatic and Robotic program of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. He is collaborating as a software developer and data analysis in Aura. His research interests includes artificial intelligence and data analysis of medical devices.

     

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