Currently, I am a research scientist at the Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute (ATR) and specially appointed faculty member at the Intelligent Robotics – Ishiguro Laboratory, Osaka University in Japan. I am also visiting teaching faculty at the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (PUCP) and serve as President of the Japan chapter of the Global Mexican Talent Network (RedGlobalMX). I hold a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from San Diego State University, a Masters in Engineering Science and Ph.D. in Cognitive Neuroscience Robotics from Osaka University.


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imageHiroshi Ishiguro Laboratory
Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute (ATR)

image 2-2-2 Hikaridai Seika-cho, Sorakugun, Kyoto 619-0288 Japan(Kansai Science City)


image +81 (077) 495-2554 (office)


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