Ocaña, Manuel

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Position: Associate Professor Ocaña, Manuel
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Location: Office O-234. Polytechnic School UAH

Manuel Ocaña Miguel was born in Madrid, Spain, in January 1977. At present, he is Associate Professor at the Department of Electronics of the University of Alcalá. He received the Tech. Eng. degree in Electrical Engineering in 2000 from the Technical University of Madrid (UPM), Eng. 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.
e 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. He has been recipient of the 3M Innovation Awards in the category of eSafety in 2003 and 2004 and in the category of Industry in 2004. Also, in 2007 he was Research Visitor at the European Centre for Soft Computing, and in 2011 he was Research Visitor at the Institute of Perception Action and Behaviour (IPAB) of the University of Edinburgh.




  • M. Ocaña et al. "Automatic linguistic reporting of customer activity patterns in open malls", Multimedia Tools and Applications. 2021. [More] 
  • M. Ocaña et al.. "Estimation of Customer Activity Patterns in Open Malls by Means of Combining Localization and Process Mining Techniques". Advances in Physical Agents II. Bergasa et al eds. 2021. pp. 30-43. [More] 
  • J. Araluce et al. "Gaze Focalization System for Driving Applications Using OpenFace 2.0 Toolkit with NARMAX Algorithm in Accidental Scenarios", Sensors, Vol. 21. 2021. [More] 
  • Á. Llamazares, E. Molinos, M. Ocaña and V. Ivan. "Improved Dynamic Obstacle Mapping (iDOMap)", Sensors, Vol. 20, Sep, 2020, pp. 1-28. [More] 
  • C. Gómez-Huélamo et al.. "Real-Time Bird’s Eye View Multi-Object Tracking system based on Fast Encoders for Object Detection". 2020 IEEE 23rd International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC). 2020. pp. 1-6. [More] 


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