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