Eduardo Ferrera Cabanillas
Head of Automation & Robotics unit
Eduardo Ferrera received his degree in Telecommunication Engineering from the University of Seville in 2012 within the specialization on Telematics and Robotics. During his last degree year, he joined the Group of Robotics, Vision and Control (GRVC) at the University of Seville (Spain), where he developed his Master Thesis on multi-robot collision avoidance.
After finishing his degree (end of 2012), he joined the Networked Embedded Systems Group (NES) at the University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany). There he focused research on multi-robot distributed coordination, exploration and collision avoidance, being co-author of 8 international peer-reviewed publications in those areas. While working at the NES group, he was in charge of the Robotic Laboratory, the Fabrication Laboratory, and collaborated in several projects of technological transfer. Between his activities, he acquired experience working with Industrialized Robotics, Aerial and Ground Robotic Platforms and Autonomous Cars. Similarly, he applied his skills areas like the Internet of Things, Cyber-physical Systems and the Industry 4.0.
In 2019 he joined the Advanced Center for Aerospace Technology (CATEC) as head of the Automatic and Robotic division. There he leads the high quality technological research and transference that the center offers to the competitive aerospace industry.