Adrián Sánchez de Ocaña

Adrián Sánchez de Ocaña

Educational background

He studied industrial organizational engineering both bachelor’s and master’s in Spain at the University of Deusto in Bilbao. These studies aim at optimizing production, logistics, and different organizational processes.

Work Experience

He ame to Sweden five years ago with a Spanish scholarship that contributes to developing young talents acquiring skills in an international setting and started working at the University of Skövde. He researched at the University of Skövde in Virtual Engineering since contributing to both national and international projects with industrial partners such as Volvo Car, Volvo Trucks, ABB, Xylem, and Flexlink.

His current position, that he is starting on the 19th of April, will be Industrial Ph.D. within Indtech School in Mälardalen   University and employed by the company Alfa Laval to research in Digital Twins for Production Development.

Research Interests

His main research interests are digital twins, simulation-based optimization, virtual and augmented reality, and product lifecycle management.

Research Projects

Digital twins for production development


Improved Human-Robot Collaboration Through Simulation-Based Optimization

Wang Wei, Bandaru Sunith, Sánchez de Ocaña Torroba Adrian

Advances in Manufacturing Technology XXXIII: Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Manufacturing Research, incorporating the 34th National Conference on Manufacturing Research, 10–12 September 2019, Queen’s University, Belfast, UK (153-158). Amsterdam: IOS Press, 2019.

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