Edwin Daniel Oña Simbaña was born in Quito, Ecuador. He received the B.Sc. degree in electronics engineering and the M.Sc. degree in advanced electronic systems from the University Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M) in 2011 and 2013, respectively. He is currently pursuing the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering, electronics and automation with the University Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M), Spain.
From 2013 to 2015, he was a Research Assistant with the Group of Power Electronics Systems, UC3M, for the development of "ModuFlame" project (Power electronics applied to transport systems). Since 2015, he has been a Research Assistant with the Robotics Lab, UC3M. His research is focused on automatic methods for assessment of motor function in neurorehabilitation. He collaborated in several projects to improve the quality of life of people, such as RoboCity2030, Pressmatic and RoboHealth. He is currently with the Department of Systems Engineering and Automation, UC3M, where he is also involved in teaching activities. His research interest includes assistive and rehabilitation robotics, mechatronics, power electronics, and the development of technical aids for people with disabilities.