VICOROB

ViCOROB recull el premi Manel Xifra Boada

El Col·legi d’Enginyers Graduats i Enginyers Tècnics Industrials de Girona i Comexi van atorgar el passat 07/07/2017 el premi Manel Xifra Boada al grup de recerca ViCOROB per la seva trajectòria en recerca i transferència del coneixement. El premi, entregat de la mà del Conseller Santi Vila, representa un reconeixement als resultats de l’equip.   L’estudiant de doctorat del mateix grup, Èric Pairet, graduat en Enginyeria Electrònica Industrial i Automàtica…

Klemen Istenic wins Student Poster Award to 60th MTS/IEEE OCEANS Conference

The 60th MTS/IEEE OCEANS Conference took place from the 19th to 22nd of June 2017 in Aberdeen, Scotland. Covering all aspects of ocean science, technology and engineering, the conference provides a nice venue for interaction among engineers, researchers, and marine scientists.   Girona Underwater Vision and Robotics team together participated in all aspects of the conference, with the showcase of the Sparus II AUV in the exhibition hall, presentation on…

Girona acull la quarta edició del Congrés de Robotica Submarina EMRA

Els passats dies 15 i 16 de Maig de 2017 va tenir lloc la conferència EMRA (4th Workshop on EU-funded Marine Robotics and Applications) al Parc Científic i Tecnològic de la Universitat de Girona. L’objectiu de l’esdeveniment és la posta en comú dels resultats dels projectes europeus que han estat finançats per la Comissió Europea dins la comunitat científica i la comunitat empresarial, fomentant la creació de xarxes de col·laboració…

7th workshop on maritime automation

From May 4th-5th the seventh conference on maritime automation ”AUTOMAR” took place in Castelló de la Plana, where the conference was hosted by the university of Jaume I.   The conference with participants and speakers from Spain, France and Italy, was met by research process and scientific interest. During the two days, the conference was divided  into several main themes, based on challenges and opportunities in underwater robotic that lay…

MERBOTS/ARCHROV Experiments demonstrate semi-autonomous Grasping Capabilities

During the week of the 27th of March the experiments of the MERBOTS National Research project involving 3 teams form UJI, UIB and UdG have been held in Girona.   The experiments where first performed at the CIRS water tank and then reproduced at Sant Feliu Harbor. The experiments involved two cooperative robots. SPARUS II AUV equipped with a lateral thruster and a forward-looking camera was used as a ‘flying…

Tools for 3D Point Cloud Registration

Doctoral thesis “Tools for 3D Point Cloud Registration”   By Ferran Roure García Supervised by Dr. Joaquim Salvi Mas and Dr. Yago Diez Donoso   Abstract The interest of digitization of the real world has been growing over the years. Computers help us to make it possible and research in this field has intensified with the emergence of new technologies in the commercial world. Representing our environment in formats that…

InventEUrs, un projecte per a convertir els infants en agents del canvi de les seves comunitats

La Universitat de Girona ha donat el tret de sortida a InventEUrs – Fostering invention-based collaborative learning for social change (I4EU), un projecte amb finançament europeu liderat pel clúster de grups de recerca UdiGitalEdu. El consorci de socis està integrat per l’escola Veïnat de Salt, el Liceul Tehnologic Constantin Ianculescu (Cracea, Romania),  University of Perugia (Perugia, Itàlia), la London South Bank University (Londres, Anglaterra) i l’Instituto d’Istruzione Superiore “G.Giovagnoli” (Perugia,…

Rafael Garcia gives a talk in Vigo University on the development of technology for underwater exploration

Marine habitats play an important role in the understanding and management of ocean resources. The development of technology for underwater exploration is essential for the monitoring of these areas sensitive to environmental changes or pollution, but also for coastal development and management plans for marine protected areas. However, such exploration faces serious difficulties, mainly due to the intrinsic hostility of the underwater environment.   The advances of recent years in…