The team

Ruben Espino

Electronic design and low level programming

  • Telecommunications Engineer, specialized in electronics.
  • Specialist in PCB design and experience in 3D design, control systems and programming in C.
  • Self-taught in the world of robotics.
  • Experience since 2011 in robotics competitions at national and international level, as Robolid or Cybertech, and competes in the Liga Nacional de Robótica.
  • Second consecutive year at the Eurobot competition.
  • Vicepresident in asociación Rama de Estudiantes de IEEE de la Universidad de Alcalá, where he teaches courses related to electronics, robotics and programming.
  • Other projects: 3D printer, autonomous drone fixed wing minicuadricóptero, crawlers, chief.

Carlos de la Rubia

Mechanic design

  • Degree in Electronic Engineering Communications
  • President of the IEEE Student Branch of the University of Alcalá
  • IEEE Student representative in the IEEESpain
  • Co-designer of DEPECABOT v3 for the University of Alcalá
  • DEPECABOT workshop teacher
  • Collaborates in ALCABOT organization
  • Other projects: flying drone, surveillance server on a Raspberry.


Javier Rodríguez

High level programming

  • Telecommunications engineer, in the branch of telematics.
  • Final project: “Robot in a Cloud Sensor controlled through an Android app.”
  • Master in Computer Science student at the University of Applied Sciences in Cologne (Germany)
  • Android Developer in Cologne Intelligence in the department of Mobile Minds.
  • Other projects: development of mobile applications.


Silvia Santano

High level programming

  • Telematics engineer and software developer.
  • Master student in Information Engineering from the University of Applied Sciences in Cologne (Germany).
  • Passionate about programming.
  • First prize “Women and Technology” 2014 public institution German broadcasters (ARD / ZDF).
  • Experience in different international robotics competitions since 2005, achieving numerous awards and joys.
  • Research on the development of video streaming applications with new technologies, conferences and publications in journals of IARIA (International Conference on Building and Exploring Web Based Environments – Best Paper Award – International Journal on Advances in Internet Technology).
  • Other Hobbies: music, logic games.


Javier Baliñas

Coordinator, HW and SW review

  • Electronic Engineer, Maker and robotics enthusiast.
  • Participation in various robotics competitions at national and international level since 2002.
  • 9 times participant of Eurobot.
  • Experience in hardware, PCB, embedded system software design.
  • Other Hobbies: repairing electronic equipment.