Author: ViCOROB

Plenary meeting of the EUMarineRobots project in Croatia

EU Marine Robots (EUMR) is an H2020 infrastructures project coordinated by the University of Porto. The main objective of the EUMR project is to open up key national and regional marine robotics research infrastructures (RIs) to all European researchers, from both academia and industry, ensuring their optimal use and joint development to establish a world-­class marine robotics integrated infrastructure.   The EUMR team gathered in a plenary meeting in Biograd…

We participated in MICCAI 2018

MICCAI 2018, the 21st international conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention, was held in Granada, Spain, from September 16th to 20th, 2018. The MICCAI conference attracts world-leading biomedical scientists, engineers and clinicians from a wide range of disciplines associated with medical imaging and computer-assisted intervention. The series of lectures includes three days of oral presentations and poster sessions. Besides, the day before and the day after is full…

We attended the 11th IFAC – CAMS 2018

We attended 11th IFAC Conference on Control Applications in Marine Systems, Robotics, and Vehicles – CAMS 2018   Khadidja Himri had the opportunity to attend The 11th IFAC Conference on Control Applications in Marine Systems, Robotics, and Vehicles – CAMS 2018, that was held on 10th-12th September 2018, in Opatija, Croatia; a Mediterranean town reflecting Central European charm.   “CAMS 2018 is the 11th Conference on Control Applications in Marine…

An interview with Luca Zappella

Luca Zappella, Researcher, Apple Inc.   I studied computer science in Italy, worked for a few years then I came across this new masters called VIBOT. I did not think twice and applied. After the VIBOT I did my Ph.D. at the University of Girona with Xavi Llado and Joaquim Salvi. Once I got my Ph.D. I did a couple of years of postdoc at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore. I…

An interview with Yago

Yago Díez, Associate Professor, Faculty of Science, Yamagata University (Yamagata, Japan)   I studied Mathematics and then did a PhD in another group at Girona university in Computational Geometry. I worked at ViCOROB as a PostDoc both in Computer Vision and Medical Imaging. In October 2015, I moved to Japan to join a Robotics project as an Assistant Professor in Tohoku University (Sendai), in November 2017 I changed to my…

summer time

Un moment, un moment….Què? Que ja ha arribat l’estiu? Epsss… cap a la platja hi falta gent… nosaltres marxem el 6 i tornem el 27 d’agost. Bon estiu!!   What? Is it true that summer has already started? Upps… where is everyone? On the beach? We will be closed from the 6th to the 27th of August. Have a nice holiday!   #VicorobInSummer

An interview with Josep Aulinas

Josep Aulinas, Industrial Engineer, ViBOT Master and PhD in Technology, currently working at NVIDIA in Germany   I graduated in Industrial Engineering at the Polytechnics School at the University of Girona in 2006. I received VIBOT master’s degree (European Master in VIsion and roBOTics) in 2008. VIBOT master is a collaboration between the Université de Bourgogne (Le Creusot, France), the Universitat de Girona (Girona) and Heriot­Watt University (Edinburgh, Scotland). On…

International experience: Life in HWU

Patryk Cieślak, a postdoc who was awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie -Curie Individual Fellowship to join the University of Girona is working at the CIRS laboratory, under the supervision of Pere Ridao, to enable underwater intervention with a sense of touch. He is using our flagship vehicle Girona500 equipped with an electric manipulator and a force/torque sensor to demonstrate missions requiring control of interaction forces between the robot and the environment….