José Manuel Vega Cebrián
PhD Student, i_mBODY Lab, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain.
José Manuel Vega Cebrián (Sejo, pronouns: they/them, he/him) is a movement and computing researcher-designer and a PhD student in Computer Science and Technology. They are currently researching and developing Playful Wearables and Augmented Technologies for Body Experiences, Rehabilitation and Physical Training.
Their previous academic degrees are a Master’s in Interactive Telecommunications (ITP) from New York University Tisch School of the Arts and a Bachelor of Science in Telecommunications and Electronic Systems from Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Ciudad de México. They were a Creative Coding teacher in CENTRO de Diseño, Cine y Televisión (México) and a Computer Science teacher in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program in Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Ciudad de México.
Additionally, they started Compudanzas, a project to explore joyful and human-scale computing. Previously, they co-founded and directed Escenaconsejo / eccs.world, a performing arts and interactive digital media company that created dance pieces and immersive installations.
They enjoy running, cycling, walking, and cooking and eating plant-based food.
Play, movement, physical computing