Elena Garcia Armada
Tenured researcher at the Spanish National Research Council and Co-founder of Marsi Bionics company. Expert in pediatric exoskeletons optimized for active gait rehabilitation of children suffering from neuro-muscular diseases. Marsi Bionics installed the first pediatric gait exoskeletons for Neuromuscular Diseases in childhood in Sant Joan de Déu Childrens Hospital, Barcelona, 2017.
Full Professor at Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg. Head of Optimization, Robotics and Biomechanics Chair and of Robotics Lab; and Coordinator of Heidelberg Center for Motion Research.
Laura Leal Taixé
Tenure-track professor and research group leader at the Technical University of Munich leading the Dynamic Vision and Learning group. Recipient of the Sofja Kovalevskaja Award from the Humboldt Foundation.
Postdoctoral researcher at Institute for Cognitive Systems, Technical University of Munich. Laura Bassi award. Since 2017 she also works in the Collaborative Research project “Everyday Activity Science and Engineering (EASE)”.