Miguel Angel Pérez-Xochicale is originally from Xicohtzinco, Tlaxcala, México where he received his basic education. Posteriorly, he received a B.Sc. degree in Electronics from Instituto Tecnológico de Puebla (ITP), México in 2004. He then received his M.Sc. degree in Electronics from Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (INAOE), México in 2006.

He was an invited lecturer in various Universities in Puebla, Mexico from 2006 to 2013. In April 2013, he developed a Human-Robot Dance Interaction at INAOE's robotics laboratory

For his current work, he was awarded a fully scholarship from the Mexican National Council for Science and Technology (CONACYT) to work on his Ph.D. research project entitled "Automatic Classification of Movement Variability in the context of Human-Robot Interaction" from 2014 to 2018. He is a doctoral researcher in the Deparment of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering at University of Birmingham under the supervision of Professor Chris Baber and Professor Martin Russell .