Paloma de la Puente

Experience of Paloma de la Puente

Paloma de la Puente obtained her engineering degree in Automatic Control and Electronics in November 2007 and her Ph.D. in Robotics and Automation in December 2012, both from Universidad Politecnica de Madrid (UPM).
She was a pre-doctoral visiting researcher at Caltech. After finishing her PhD she was a post- doctoral researcher at DISAM-UPM and at ACIN Institute of Automation and Control-Vienna University of Technology. She also had professional experience at Ixion Industry and Aerospace and she is currently Assistant Professor at UPM.

Her main research interests are related to navigation, mapping, spatial cognition, sensor data processing, human-robot interaction for service robotics and systems engineering. She has participated in several national and European projects and also in international robotics competitions.
Regarding service robotics, she has wide experience on robotics for museums and trade fairs, robotics in search and rescue applications, robotics for surveillance and logistics and assistive robotics for elderly users at their own homes.


Category: Assistant Professor


Research Group: Intelligent Control

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The Center for Automation and Robotics (CAR) is a Joint Center for Shared OwnershipCSIC-UPM. The main objective is to develop a research CAR mainly applied in order to provide useful results to society. For this, the CAR is uniquely well positioned to lead its ambitious work program, placing the study in the areas of Automation and Roboticsat the highest level.

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