Uriel Martinez Hernandez


  • Claverton Down, 2E 2.29

    BA2 7AY Bath

    UK United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students


Personal profile

Research interests

I have diverse research interests in the general areas of robotics, autonomous systems and machine learning, with particular interest in:

  • Tactile and vision perception for autonomous robotics
  • Learning and sensorimotor control in autonomous robotics
  • Multimodal human-robot interaction and collaboration
  • Intent recognition for wearable assistive robotics
  • Wearable robots for telepresence and telecontrol

Education / Academic qualification

Robotics and active tactile perception, Doctor of Philosophy, University of Sheffield

20 Jan 201130 Jul 2014

Computer Science, Master of Science, Centre for Research and Advanced Studies (CINVESTAV)

15 Aug 200631 Jul 2008

Communications and Electronics, Bachelor of Engineering, National Polytechnic Institute (IPN)

15 Aug 200030 Aug 2005

External positions

Visitor researcher, University of Sheffield and Sheffield Robotics Lab

1 Jan 2016 → …


  • Robotics
  • Human-Robot Interaction
  • Tactile perception
  • Multimodal wearable robots
  • Assistive robotics
  • Machine learning

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Research Output 2009 2018

Adaptive Bayesian inference system for recognition of walking activities and prediction of gait event using wearable sensors

Martinez Hernandez, U. & Dehghani-Sanij, A. A. 9 Mar 2018 In : Neural Networks. 102, p. 107-119 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Units of measurement
Wearable sensors

A probabilistic identification of sit-to-stand and stand-to-sit with a wearable sensor

Martinez Hernandez, U. & Dehghani-Sanij, A. A. 27 Mar 2018 In : Pattern Recognition Letters.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Units of measurement
Decision making

Evolutionary Extreme Learning Machine for the Interval Type-2 Radial Basis Function Neural Network: A Fuzzy Modelling Approach

Martinez Hernandez, U., Rubio-Solis, A. & Panoutsos, G. 15 Mar 2018 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ-IEEE). IEEE, 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Citations

Simultaneous Bayesian Recognition of Locomotion and Gait Phases with Wearable Sensors

Martinez-Hernandez, U., Mahmood, I. & Dehghani-Sanij, A. A. 1 Feb 2018 In : IEEE Sensors Journal. 18, 3, p. 1282-1290 9 p., 8171592

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Wearable sensors

Walking Activity Recognition with sEMG Sensor Array on Thigh Circumference using Convolutional Neural Network

Martinez Hernandez, U. 3 Feb 2018 International Conference on Intelligent Systems Engineering (ICISE). IEEE, 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution