Fernando Alonso-Martín works as a researcher and teacher at the Systems Engineering and Automation Department, Carlos III University of Madrid. His research fields are personal robots, human--robot interaction, dialogues, and other related issues. Currently he is mainly involved in two projects: RobAlz is a project born from the collaboration between the Spanish Alzheimer Foundation and the RoboticsLab. The aim is to develop robots that assist in the daily tasks of caregivers to Alzheimer's sufferers. In the case of the MOnarCH (Multi-Robot Cognitive Systems Operating in Hospitals) project, it is a European Union FP7 project that aims at the development of a network of heterogeneous robots and sensors in the pediatric area of an oncological hospital.