MSc in Biomedical Engineering, MSc in Mechanical Engineering
Andrea Sarasola-Sanz obtained her Double Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering from top technical universities in Spain, Italy and USA. She complemented her education with a job as a teaching assistant in the University of Connecticut and a research project about functional electrical stimulation for rehabilitation of facial paralysis. In 2013, she was awarded with the La Caixa-DAAD scholarship to carry out her PhD in Neuroscience about brain-machine interfaces for rehabilitation after stroke. She is currently finishing her PhD while working as a research scientist at TECNALIA Research and Innovation, Spain. Throughout her education she also gained experience in the design and execution of clinical trials with medical devices and holds several publications in the field of signal processing and neural signal decoding algorithms.
Her research topics include rehabilitation engineering, neurotechnology, robotics and human-machine interactions.