Arturo de la Escalera, PhD, graduated from the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid (Madrid, Spain) in Automation and Electronics Engineering in 1989, where he also obtained his Ph.D. degree in Robotics in 1995. In 1993 he joined the Department of Systems Engineering and Automation of Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, (Madrid, Spain) where he is an Associate Professor since 1997.
His current research interests include Advanced Robotics and Intelligent Transportation Systems with special emphasis on vision sensor systems and image data processing methods for environment perception and real-time pattern recognition. He has co-authored 27 articles in journals and more than 60 papers in international congresses.
Since 2005, Arturo de la Escalera is heading the Intelligent Systems Lab at UC3M. He is member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems (Topic Robot Sensor).