Daniel Hernández García

Postdoctoral Research Associate in HRI at Heriot-Watt University.


I am Dr. Daniel Hernández García, I am a researcher in Robotics, Cognitive Sciences and Human-Robot Interaction.

Since 2019 I’m a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the COGNITIVE ROBOTICS LAB in the Department of Computer Science, University of Manchester (United Kingdom). Previously I was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Centre for Robotics and Neural Systems in Plymouth University (United Kingdom). I received my M.S degree in Robotics and Automation and my Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Automation from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, in 2010 and 2014, respectively.

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My current research is carried out under the scope of the H2020 EU project MoveCare focus on machine learning for HRI and elderly care.

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My most recent publication:

Daniel Hernández García; Samantha Adams; Alex Rast; Thomas Wennekers; Steve Furber; Angelo Cangelosi. Visual Attention and Object Naming in Humanoid Robots Using a Bio-Inspired Spiking Neural Network. Robotics and Autonomous Systems. Available online 5 March 2018.

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“I am amused to observe that you think I am a coward. As to that I will say only one word, and that shall be entirely in the manner of your own philosophical rhetoric. You think that it is possible to pull down the President. I know that it is impossible, and I am going to try it”

G. K. Chesterton. The Man Who Was Thursday.

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