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Teaching and Research staff

Basañez, Luis

Full Professor. Emeritus Professor

Luis Basañez Villaluenga holds a doctorate in industrial engineering and is a professor of systems and automation engineering. Both his research and educational activity has been centered around control theory, robotics and computer vision, fields in which he has lead numerous research projects. His current fields of interest in robotics are sensor fusion, multi-robot systems, teleoperation and task planning. Past positions include director of the Cybernetics Institute (IC), CSIC and of the UPC and vice-principal of the Institute of Industrial and Control Engineering (IOC), UPC.

Luis Basañez Villaluenga currently holds the positions of Spanish representative at the International Federation of Robotics (IFR), secretary of the Spanish Association of Robotics (AER-ATP) and is a member of the Technical Board of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC), of which he is Fellow Member, a distinction awarded at Prague's Global Congress, 2005.

 

Contact information:

  • Contact address:
    ETSEIB, H building 11-43
  • Postal address:
    647 Diagonal Ave. Barcelona, Spain 08028
  • Contact number:
    +34 93 401 71 61
  • Email address:
    luis.basanezat.gifupc.edu

Researcher information:

  • ORCID:
    TODO
  • ResearcherID:
    TODO
  • SCOPUS ID:
    TODO

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Basañez, Luis

Full Professor. Emeritus Professor

Luis Basañez Villaluenga holds a doctorate in industrial engineering and is a professor of systems and automation engineering. Both his research and educational activity has been centered around control theory, robotics and computer vision, fields in which he has lead numerous research projects. His current fields of interest in robotics are sensor fusion, multi-robot systems, teleoperation and task planning. Past positions include director of the Cybernetics Institute (IC), CSIC and of the UPC and vice-principal of the Institute of Industrial and Control Engineering (IOC), UPC.

Luis Basañez Villaluenga currently holds the positions of Spanish representative at the International Federation of Robotics (IFR), secretary of the Spanish Association of Robotics (AER-ATP) and is a member of the Technical Board of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC), of which he is Fellow Member, a distinction awarded at Prague's Global Congress, 2005.

 

Mas, Orestes

Professor

Orestes Mas received the B.S. degree in Telecomunication Engineering and the PhD degree in Signal Theory and Communications from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona, Spain, in 1990 and 1997, respectively. He has been involved in teaching activities in Circuit Theory as Assistant Professor since 1991 and as Associate Professor since 1997. He joined the Institute of Industrial and Control Engineering (IOC-UPC) in 2013 where he develop research activities in robotics. His current interest areas include free/libre software, real-time systems, embedded systems, computer-based control systems and specifically fuzzy control.

 

Contact information:

  • Contact address:
    D4 building, office 209
  • Postal address:
    1-3, Jordi Girona St. Barcelona, Spain 08034
  • Contact number:
    +34 93 401 70 72
  • Email address:
    orestesat.gifupc.edu

Researcher information:

  • ORCID:
    TODO-orcid
  • ResearcherID:
    TODO-researcherid
  • SCOPUS ID:
    TODO-scopusid

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Mas, Orestes

Professor

Orestes Mas received the B.S. degree in Telecomunication Engineering and the PhD degree in Signal Theory and Communications from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona, Spain, in 1990 and 1997, respectively. He has been involved in teaching activities in Circuit Theory as Assistant Professor since 1991 and as Associate Professor since 1997. He joined the Institute of Industrial and Control Engineering (IOC-UPC) in 2013 where he develop research activities in robotics. His current interest areas include free/libre software, real-time systems, embedded systems, computer-based control systems and specifically fuzzy control.

 

Palomo, Leopold

Research Assistant

Leopold Palomo-Avellaneda received the BS degree in Informatics Engineering and the MS degree in Industrial Engineering from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), and the Diploma of Advanced Studies (DEA) from the University of Girona. He currently is pursuing the PhD. He has been involved in research projects at the Department of Mathematics (2002-2003) and at the Institute of Industrial and Control Engineering since 2002, where he has enrolled as research assistant of the Robotics Division since 2009. He has been involved in teaching activities at the Faculty of Library and Information Science. His areas of interest include computer science and industrial robotics, free software (especially for application to robotics or scientific studies), kinematics and dynamics of robots, teleoperation and mobile platforms.

 

Contact information:

  • Contact address:
    ETSEIB, H building 11-02
  • Postal address:
    647 Diagonal Ave. Barcelona, Spain 08028
  • Contact number:
    +34 93 401 66 55
  • Email address:
    leopold.palomoat.gifupc.edu

Researcher information:

  • ORCID:
    TODO-orcid
  • ResearcherID:
    TODO-researcherid
  • SCOPUS ID:
    TODO-scopusid

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Palomo, Leopold

Research Assistant

Leopold Palomo-Avellaneda received the BS degree in Informatics Engineering and the MS degree in Industrial Engineering from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), and the Diploma of Advanced Studies (DEA) from the University of Girona. He currently is pursuing the PhD. He has been involved in research projects at the Department of Mathematics (2002-2003) and at the Institute of Industrial and Control Engineering since 2002, where he has enrolled as research assistant of the Robotics Division since 2009. He has been involved in teaching activities at the Faculty of Library and Information Science. His areas of interest include computer science and industrial robotics, free software (especially for application to robotics or scientific studies), kinematics and dynamics of robots, teleoperation and mobile platforms.

 

Peña, Esteban

Professor

Esteban Peña Pitarch holds a doctorate in the UPC. He has carried out his teaching work at the Technical College of Manresa (EPSEM), since 1988 and belongs to the department of mechanical engineering. He collaborates with the Institute of Industrial and Control Engineering (IOC), UPC, since 2008, in the robotics division. His research is focused on rehabilitation and simulation of stroke survivors, the creation of medical devices and the application of kinematics and dynamics to the human body by way of mathematical tools used in robotics.

He manages a group with doctors specialised in physical medicine, rehabilitation and engineers from a number of different fields. This group has published articles in magazines and congresses and owns two patents relating to medical apparatus.

Esteban Peña Pitarch belongs to the Service and Industrial Robotics (SIR) research team and is currently working on two competitive projects as the main researcher of one and collaborating in the other.

 

Contact information:

  • Contact address:
    MN1 building (EPSEM)
  • Postal address:
    61-73 Bases de Manresa Ave. Manresa (Barcelona), Spain 08240
  • Contact number:
    +34 93 877 72 65
  • Email address:
    esteban.penaat.gifupc.edu

Researcher information:

  • ORCID:
    TODO-orcid
  • ResearcherID:
    TODO-researcherid
  • SCOPUS ID:
    TODO-scopusid

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Peña, Esteban

Professor

Esteban Peña Pitarch holds a doctorate in the UPC. He has carried out his teaching work at the Technical College of Manresa (EPSEM), since 1988 and belongs to the department of mechanical engineering. He collaborates with the Institute of Industrial and Control Engineering (IOC), UPC, since 2008, in the robotics division. His research is focused on rehabilitation and simulation of stroke survivors, the creation of medical devices and the application of kinematics and dynamics to the human body by way of mathematical tools used in robotics.

He manages a group with doctors specialised in physical medicine, rehabilitation and engineers from a number of different fields. This group has published articles in magazines and congresses and owns two patents relating to medical apparatus.

Esteban Peña Pitarch belongs to the Service and Industrial Robotics (SIR) research team and is currently working on two competitive projects as the main researcher of one and collaborating in the other.

 

Rosell, Jan

Professor

Jan Rosell received the BS degree in Telecomunication Engineering and the PhD degree in Advanced Automation and Robotics from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona, Spain, in 1989 and 1998, respectively. He joined the Institute of Industrial and Control Engineering (IOC) in 1992 where he has developed research activities in robotics. He has been involved in teaching activities in Automatic Control and Robotics as Assistant Professor since 1996 and as Associate Professor since 2001. His current technical areas include task and motion planning, mobile manipulation, and robot co-workers.

 

Contact information:

  • Contact address:
    ETSEIB, H building 11-36
  • Postal address:
    647 Diagonal Ave. Barcelona, Spain 08028
  • Contact number:
    +34 93 401 71 62
  • Email address:
    jan.rosellat.gifupc.edu

Researcher information:

  • ORCID:
    0000-0003-4854-2370
  • ResearcherID:
    K-3613-2014
  • SCOPUS ID:
    38562674300

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Rosell, Jan

Professor

Jan Rosell received the BS degree in Telecomunication Engineering and the PhD degree in Advanced Automation and Robotics from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona, Spain, in 1989 and 1998, respectively. He joined the Institute of Industrial and Control Engineering (IOC) in 1992 where he has developed research activities in robotics. He has been involved in teaching activities in Automatic Control and Robotics as Assistant Professor since 1996 and as Associate Professor since 2001. His current technical areas include task and motion planning, mobile manipulation, and robot co-workers.

 

Suárez, Raúl

Research Supervisor

Raúl Suárez was born in Asturias, Spain, in 1959. He is Electronic Engineer (with honors) from the National University of San Juan, Argentina (1984), and Doctor Engineer (with honors) from the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC), Spain (1993). His research activities have been mainly focused in the area of robotized assembly, especially in the field of fine motion planning in the presence of uncertainty, and more recently in the field of robotized grasping and manipulation. He has participated in several research projects on these topics. He has obtained the Best Paper Award in the 1995 IEEE International Symposium on Assembly and Task Planning, Pittsburgh, USA. At present, he is Director of Research at UPC and his main research areas include grasping and dexterous manipulation, intelligent robotic systems, multi-robot manipulation and control, skill acquisition, and planning and learning techniques in robotics. Dr. Suarez is the Director of the Institute of Industrial and Control Engineering (IOC) at the Technical University of Catalonia, and the coordinator of the PhD. Programs "Advanced Automation and Robotics" and "Automatic Control, Robotics and Computer Vision".

 

Contact information:

  • Contact address:
    ETSEIB, H building 11
  • Postal address:
    647 Diagonal Ave. Barcelona, Spain 08028
  • Contact number:
    +34 93 401 65 48
  • Email address:
    raul.suarezat.gifupc.edu

Researcher information:

  • ORCID:
    0000-0002-3853-7095
  • ResearcherID:
    F-5657-2016
  • SCOPUS ID:
    TODO-scopusid

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Suárez, Raúl

Research Supervisor

Raúl Suárez was born in Asturias, Spain, in 1959. He is Electronic Engineer (with honors) from the National University of San Juan, Argentina (1984), and Doctor Engineer (with honors) from the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC), Spain (1993). His research activities have been mainly focused in the area of robotized assembly, especially in the field of fine motion planning in the presence of uncertainty, and more recently in the field of robotized grasping and manipulation. He has participated in several research projects on these topics. He has obtained the Best Paper Award in the 1995 IEEE International Symposium on Assembly and Task Planning, Pittsburgh, USA. At present, he is Director of Research at UPC and his main research areas include grasping and dexterous manipulation, intelligent robotic systems, multi-robot manipulation and control, skill acquisition, and planning and learning techniques in robotics. Dr. Suarez is the Director of the Institute of Industrial and Control Engineering (IOC) at the Technical University of Catalonia, and the coordinator of the PhD. Programs "Advanced Automation and Robotics" and "Automatic Control, Robotics and Computer Vision".

 

PhD Students

Akbari, Aliakbar

Aliakbar Akbari was born in Tehran, Iran. He received the B.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering at the Islamic Azad University Parand Branch, Tehran, in 2010. He followed the M.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering at the Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU), Famagusta, Cyprus, in 2013. He was involved as a researcher in Automation Research Group and cooperated with Professor Hashemipour as a teaching assistant (TA) in the course entitled Computer Integrated Manufacturing at the Eastern Mediterranean University from 2010 to 2012. Currently, he has joined the Institute of Industrial and Control Engineering (IOC) as a PhD. candidate at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona, Spain. His current research areas include task and motion planning, perception and manipulation, as well as grasping in robotics.

 

Contact information:

  • Contact address:
    ETSEIB, H building 11-7
  • Postal address:
    647 Diagonal Ave. Barcelona, Spain 08028
  • Contact number:
    +34 93 401 17 06
  • Email address:
    aliakbar.akbariat.gifupc.edu

Researcher information:

  • ORCID:
    0000-0002-5290-9799
  • ResearcherID:
    Q-5929-2017
  • SCOPUS ID:
    56574458000

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Akbari, Aliakbar

Aliakbar Akbari was born in Tehran, Iran. He received the B.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering at the Islamic Azad University Parand Branch, Tehran, in 2010. He followed the M.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering at the Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU), Famagusta, Cyprus, in 2013. He was involved as a researcher in Automation Research Group and cooperated with Professor Hashemipour as a teaching assistant (TA) in the course entitled Computer Integrated Manufacturing at the Eastern Mediterranean University from 2010 to 2012. Currently, he has joined the Institute of Industrial and Control Engineering (IOC) as a PhD. candidate at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona, Spain. His current research areas include task and motion planning, perception and manipulation, as well as grasping in robotics.

 

Alvarado, Noé

Noé Alvarado Tovar was born in Coahuila, Mexico. He is Electronic Engineer from Technological Institute of the Laguna, Coahuila, Mexico (2004), and he has a Master degree from the same university (2006). Since 2006 he works as a professor - researcher at the Superior Technological Institute of Lerdo in Durango, Mexico. Actually he is working on his doctoral thesis on the PhD program Automatic Control, Robotics and Computer Vision at the Institute of Industrial and Control Engineering (IOC) at the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC), Barcelona, Spain. His current research areas include grasping in robotics.

 

Contact information:

  • Contact address:
    ETSEIB, H building 11-7
  • Postal address:
    647 Diagonal Ave. Barcelona, Spain 08028
  • Contact number:
    +34 93 401 17 06
  • Email address:
    noe.alvaradoat.gifupc.edu

Researcher information:

  • ORCID:
    0000-0001-6465-9961
  • ResearcherID:
    TODO-researcherid
  • SCOPUS ID:
    55970242900

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Alvarado, Noé

Noé Alvarado Tovar was born in Coahuila, Mexico. He is Electronic Engineer from Technological Institute of the Laguna, Coahuila, Mexico (2004), and he has a Master degree from the same university (2006). Since 2006 he works as a professor - researcher at the Superior Technological Institute of Lerdo in Durango, Mexico. Actually he is working on his doctoral thesis on the PhD program Automatic Control, Robotics and Computer Vision at the Institute of Industrial and Control Engineering (IOC) at the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC), Barcelona, Spain. His current research areas include grasping in robotics.

 

Claret, Josep Arnau

Josep-Arnau Claret received the degree in Industrial Engineering by the School of Industrial Engineering of Barcelona (ETSEIB) and obtained the Master's Degree in Automation and Robotics at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.Barcelona Tech (UPC). His areas of interest include the kinematics and dynamics of robots, the cooperative manipulation of groups of mobile robots and machine learning.

 

Contact information:

  • Contact address:
    ETSEIB, H building 11-32
  • Postal address:
    647 Diagonal Ave. Barcelona, Spain 08028
  • Contact number:
    +34 93 401 66 58
  • Email address:
    josep.arnau.claretat.gifurv.cat

Researcher information:

  • ORCID:
    0000-0002-5394-6938
  • ResearcherID:
    TODO-researcherid
  • SCOPUS ID:
    TODO-scopusid

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Claret, Josep Arnau

Josep-Arnau Claret received the degree in Industrial Engineering by the School of Industrial Engineering of Barcelona (ETSEIB) and obtained the Master's Degree in Automation and Robotics at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.Barcelona Tech (UPC). His areas of interest include the kinematics and dynamics of robots, the cooperative manipulation of groups of mobile robots and machine learning.

 

Diab, Mohammed

Mohammed Diab received the B.Sc. degree in Mechatronics Engineering from the Alexandria Institute of Engineering and Technology (AIET), Alexandria, Egypt, in 2007. He has been awarded my M.Sc. in 2013 from Arab Academy for Science & Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT), Alexandria, Egypt. He is currently working toward the Ph.D. degree in Automatic Control, Robotics and Computer Vision at the Institute of Industrial and Control Engineering (IOC), UPC. His current research interests are focused upon task and motion planning, perception and knowledge representation in manipulation human-robot and robot-robot collaboration,and learning in robotic system.

 

Contact information:

  • Contact address:
    ETSEIB, H building 11-32
  • Postal address:
    647 Diagonal Ave. Barcelona, Spain 08028
  • Contact number:
    +34 93 401 17 06
  • Email address:
    mohammed.diab.elsayed.sharafelat.gifupc.edu

Researcher information:

  • ORCID:
    0000-0002-5743-5190
  • ResearcherID:
    Q-6649-2017
  • SCOPUS ID:
    TODO-scopusid

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Diab, Mohammed

Mohammed Diab received the B.Sc. degree in Mechatronics Engineering from the Alexandria Institute of Engineering and Technology (AIET), Alexandria, Egypt, in 2007. He has been awarded my M.Sc. in 2013 from Arab Academy for Science & Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT), Alexandria, Egypt. He is currently working toward the Ph.D. degree in Automatic Control, Robotics and Computer Vision at the Institute of Industrial and Control Engineering (IOC), UPC. His current research interests are focused upon task and motion planning, perception and knowledge representation in manipulation human-robot and robot-robot collaboration,and learning in robotic system.

 

García, Néstor

Néstor García received the B.S. degree (with honors) in Industrial Engineering from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona, Spain, in 2015. He is currently working toward the Ph.D. degree in Automatic Control, Robotics and Computer Vision at the Institute of Industrial and Control Engineering (IOC), UPC.

His current research interests are focused upon task and motion planning, human?robot interaction, multirobot cooperation and learning in robotic systems.

 

Contact information:

  • Contact address:
    ETSEIB, H building 11-9
  • Postal address:
    647 Diagonal Ave. Barcelona, Spain 08028
  • Contact number:
    +34 93 401 71 63
  • Email address:
    nestor.garcia.hidalgoat.gifupc.edu

Researcher information:

  • ORCID:
    0000-0003-3782-1745
  • ResearcherID:
    Q-2586-2017
  • SCOPUS ID:
    56597490500

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García, Néstor

Néstor García received the B.S. degree (with honors) in Industrial Engineering from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona, Spain, in 2015. He is currently working toward the Ph.D. degree in Automatic Control, Robotics and Computer Vision at the Institute of Industrial and Control Engineering (IOC), UPC.

His current research interests are focused upon task and motion planning, human?robot interaction, multirobot cooperation and learning in robotic systems.

 

Montaño, Andrés Felipe

Andrés Montaño was born in Cali, Colombia. He received the B.Sc. degree in Electronic Engineering at the Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia, in 2006. He was involved as assistant professor in the academic program Technology in Electronics at the Universidad del Valle, Cali from 2006 to 2010. He followed the M.Sc. degree in Automatic Control and Robotics at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona, Spain, in 2012. Currently, he has joined the Institute of Industrial and Control Engineering (IOC) as a PhD. candidate at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). His current research areas include grasping, manipulation and planing in robotics.

 

Contact information:

  • Contact address:
    ETSEIB, H building 11-6
  • Postal address:
    647 Diagonal Ave. Barcelona, Spain 08028
  • Contact number:
    +34 93 40(1 25 97)
  • Email address:
    andres.felipe.montanoat.gifupc.edu

Researcher information:

  • ORCID:
    0000-0001-9171-0654
  • ResearcherID:
    D-2021-2016
  • SCOPUS ID:
    55970109200

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Montaño, Andrés Felipe

Andrés Montaño was born in Cali, Colombia. He received the B.Sc. degree in Electronic Engineering at the Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia, in 2006. He was involved as assistant professor in the academic program Technology in Electronics at the Universidad del Valle, Cali from 2006 to 2010. He followed the M.Sc. degree in Automatic Control and Robotics at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona, Spain, in 2012. Currently, he has joined the Institute of Industrial and Control Engineering (IOC) as a PhD. candidate at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). His current research areas include grasping, manipulation and planing in robotics.

 

Muhayyuddin

Muhayyuddin was born in Sialkot, Pakistan. He received the BS(Hons.) degree in Computational Physics from the University of the Punjab, in Lahore, Pakistan in 2008 and MS degree in Computer Science from the GC University Lahore, Pakistan in 2011. He worked as Lecturer at the Department of Computer Science of the GC University (2011 to 2012). In GC University he was also assigned to the Cybernetic Intelligence Research Lab (CIRL) and was involved in projects related to Cognitive Robotics and Quantum Artificial Intelligence. After that he joined the Centre for High Energy Physics (CHEP) as a visiting faculty member and engaged in teaching computational Physics related courses. Currently, he has joined the Institute of Industrial and Control Engineering (IOC) as a PhD student at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona, Spain. His current research area is grasping and manipulation with mechanical hands.

 

Contact information:

  • Contact address:
    ETSEIB, H building 11-7
  • Postal address:
    647 Diagonal Ave. Barcelona, Spain 08028
  • Contact number:
    +34 93 401 17 06
  • Email address:
    muhayyuddin.gillaniat.gifupc.edu

Researcher information:

  • ORCID:
    0000-0001-6214-1077
  • ResearcherID:
    Q-5945-2017
  • SCOPUS ID:
    57021660300

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Muhayyuddin

Muhayyuddin was born in Sialkot, Pakistan. He received the BS(Hons.) degree in Computational Physics from the University of the Punjab, in Lahore, Pakistan in 2008 and MS degree in Computer Science from the GC University Lahore, Pakistan in 2011. He worked as Lecturer at the Department of Computer Science of the GC University (2011 to 2012). In GC University he was also assigned to the Cybernetic Intelligence Research Lab (CIRL) and was involved in projects related to Cognitive Robotics and Quantum Artificial Intelligence. After that he joined the Centre for High Energy Physics (CHEP) as a visiting faculty member and engaged in teaching computational Physics related courses. Currently, he has joined the Institute of Industrial and Control Engineering (IOC) as a PhD student at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona, Spain. His current research area is grasping and manipulation with mechanical hands.

 

Portilla, Henry

Henry Portilla was born on Pamplona, Colombia, He has a degree on Electronics Engineering by the University of Pamplona, Colombia. He had worked as a temporal teacher at the Mechatronics department (2001-2002) at the University of Pamplona, Colombia.

Also he had worked with the Computer Vision Center, Bellaterra, Spain as a research technician support (2008-2010). Actually he is in the final stage of the thesis on the Advanced Automation and Robotics PhD program at the Institute of Industrial and Control Engineering at the Technical University of Catalonia. His research areas are augmented reality, computer vision and aids for robot teleoperation.

 

Contact information:

  • Contact address:
    ETSEIB, H building 11-32
  • Postal address:
    647 Diagonal Ave. Barcelona, Spain 08028
  • Contact number:
    +34 93 401 66 58
  • Email address:
    henry.portillaat.gifupc.edu

Researcher information:

  • ORCID:
    TODO-orcid
  • ResearcherID:
    TODO-researcherid
  • SCOPUS ID:
    TODO-scopusid

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Portilla, Henry

Henry Portilla was born on Pamplona, Colombia, He has a degree on Electronics Engineering by the University of Pamplona, Colombia. He had worked as a temporal teacher at the Mechatronics department (2001-2002) at the University of Pamplona, Colombia.

Also he had worked with the Computer Vision Center, Bellaterra, Spain as a research technician support (2008-2010). Actually he is in the final stage of the thesis on the Advanced Automation and Robotics PhD program at the Institute of Industrial and Control Engineering at the Technical University of Catalonia. His research areas are augmented reality, computer vision and aids for robot teleoperation.

 

Rodríguez, Carlos

Carlos Rodríguez Pacheco studied in Mérida, Venezuela. At the Universidad de Los Andes (ULA), where he received the System Engineering degree in 2010, in 2012 received the official university degree of Master in Artificial Intelligence from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) in Barcelona, Spain. At present, he is a Ph.D. candidate from the program of Automatic Control, Robotics and Computer Vision at the UPC. His current research is in motion planning, task distribution and robots coordination.

 

Contact information:

  • Contact address:
    ETSEIB, H building 11-32
  • Postal address:
    647 Diagonal Ave. Barcelona, Spain 08028
  • Contact number:
    +34 93 40(1 66 58)
  • Email address:
    carlos.rodriguez.pat.gifupc.edu

Researcher information:

  • ORCID:
    TODO-orcid
  • ResearcherID:
    TODO-researcherid
  • SCOPUS ID:
    TODO-scopusid

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Rodríguez, Carlos

Carlos Rodríguez Pacheco studied in Mérida, Venezuela. At the Universidad de Los Andes (ULA), where he received the System Engineering degree in 2010, in 2012 received the official university degree of Master in Artificial Intelligence from the universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) in Barcelona, Spain. At present, he is a Ph.D. candidate from the program of Automatic Control, Robotics and Computer Vision at the UPC. His current research is in motion planning, task distribution and robots coordination.

 

Rojas, Francisco Abiud

Francisco Abiud is Industrial engineer (2004) and master in industrial engineering with support to Manufacturing (2012), they both degrees obtained from Instituto Tecnológico de Orizaba. He was research professor at full time in Instituto Tecnológico Superior de Misantla during 2012. He was assistant at the modification of the packaging line 040 and 060 in Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma (2004) and Supervisor of boarding routes of the Distribution Center in FEMSA in Orizaba, Veracruz (2010). Actually he is PhD student at IOC-UPC and his interesting areas are, grasping and manipulation and the motion planning of complex mechanisms, among others.

 

Contact information:

  • Contact address:
    ETSEIB, H building 11-7
  • Postal address:
    647 Diagonal Ave. Barcelona, Spain 08028
  • Contact number:
    TODO-franciscophone
  • Email address:
    TODO-franciscoemailat.gifupc.edu

Researcher information:

  • ORCID:
    TODO-orcid
  • ResearcherID:
    TODO-researcherid
  • SCOPUS ID:
    TODO-scopusid

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Rojas, Francisco Abiud

Francisco Abiud is Industrial engineer (2004) and master in industrial engineering with support to Manufacturing (2012), they both degrees obtained from Instituto Tecnológico de Orizaba. He was research professor at full time in Instituto Tecnológico Superior de Misantla during 2012. He was assistant at the modification of the packaging line 040 and 060 in Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma (2004) and Supervisor of boarding routes of the Distribution Center in FEMSA in Orizaba, Veracruz (2010). Actually he is PhD student at IOC-UPC and his interesting areas are, grasping and manipulation and the motion planning of complex mechanisms, among others.

 

Soler, Fernando

Fernando Adrian Soler de la Vega has a bachelor?s degree in Mechatronics Engineering (2005) from the Instituto Tecnologico de la Laguna and a master?s degree in Automatic Control and Robotics (2014) from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). He has worked as assistant in the mechanical department in Comisión Federal de Electricidad (2009) and has also worked as Process Engineer in Takata Holdings (2010) for programming robots in the painting area in the city of Torreon, Mexico. Currently, he is a PhD student in the Automatic Control, Robotics and Vision program at the Institute of Industrial and Control Engineering (IOC) from the UPC. His research is about grasping and manipulation of objects through a bimanual system.

 

Contact information:

  • Contact address:
    ETSEIB, H building 11-32
  • Postal address:
    647 Diagonal Ave. Barcelona, Spain 08028
  • Contact number:
    +34 93 40()
  • Email address:
    fernando.solerat.gifupc.edu

Researcher information:

  • ORCID:
    TODO-orcid
  • ResearcherID:
    TODO-researcherid
  • SCOPUS ID:
    TODO-scopusid

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Soler, Fernando

Fernando Adrian Soler de la Vega has a bachelor?s degree in Mechatronics Engineering (2005) from the Instituto Tecnologico de la Laguna and a master?s degree in Automatic Control and Robotics (2014) from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). He has worked as assistant in the mechanical department in Comisión Federal de Electricidad (2009) and has also worked as Process Engineer in Takata Holdings (2010) for programming robots in the painting area in the city of Torreon, Mexico. Currently, he is a PhD student in the Automatic Control, Robotics and Vision program at the Institute of Industrial and Control Engineering (IOC) from the UPC. His research is about grasping and manipulation of objects through a bimanual system.

 

Zaplana, Isiah

He was born in Cartagena, Spain. He is Mathematician from Universidad de Murcia, receiving the B.S. degree in 2012 with the specialization in "Theoretical Mathematics". He followed the M.S. degree in Matemática Teórica y Aplicada (INVESMAT) at the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, in 2013. Actually, is a PhD student at UPC-IOC with a FPI-MINECO grant. His current research is focused in developping mathematical tools for robotics as long as contribute to the solution of different kinematic problems with analytical methods. His research interests include kinematic and dynamic problems of redundant serial manipulators.

 

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    ETSEIB, H building 11-7
  • Postal address:
    647 Diagonal Ave. Barcelona, Spain 08028
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    +34 93 401 17 06
  • Email address:
    isiah.zaplanaat.gifupc.edu

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    0000-00020862-3240
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    G-3144-2016
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Zaplana, Isiah

He was born in Cartagena, Spain. He is Mathematician from Universidad de Murcia, receiving the B.S. degree in 2012 with the specialization in "Theoretical Mathematics". He followed the M.S. degree in Matemática Teórica y Aplicada (INVESMAT) at the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, in 2013. Actually, is a PhD student at UPC-IOC with a FPI-MINECO grant. His current research is focused in developping mathematical tools for robotics as long as contribute to the solution of different kinematic problems with analytical methods. His research interests include kinematic and dynamic problems of redundant serial manipulators.

 

Former Members

del Castillo, Esteban

Esteban del Castillo Pérez received the B.S. degree in Electronics Engineering and the PhD degree in Advanced Automation and Robotics from Polyechnic University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain in 2002 and 2013, respectively.

He is Assistant Professor at the Department of Electronic Engineering of the Universitat Rovira i Virgili in Tarragona. His research area is modeling the dynamic behavior of deformable objects.

 

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    Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Departament of Electronic, Electrical and Automatic Control Engineering; School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Postal address:
    26 Paisös Catalans Ave. Tarragona, Spain 43007
  • Contact number:
    +34 97 755 96 29
  • Email address:
    esteban.delcastilloat.gifurv.cat

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del Castillo, Esteban

Esteban del Castillo Pérez received the B.S. degree in Electronics Engineering and the PhD degree in Advanced Automation and Robotics from Polyechnic University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain in 2002 and 2013, respectively.

He is Assistant Professor at the Department of Electronic Engineering of the Universitat Rovira i Virgili in Tarragona. His research area is modeling the dynamic behavior of deformable objects.

 

Beltrán, Diana

Diana Marcela Beltrán was born in Bogotá, Colombia. She graduated as an electronics engineer from the university of Sant Buenaventura on February 2004. She consistently obtained the highest grades and was awarded a recognition for academic merit for her participation in an event organised by her university about socialization of research projects.

She is currently enrolled in a doctorate program in automatics, robotics and vision in the Institute of Industrial and Control Engineering (IOC), UPC.

 

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  • Contact address:
    ETSEIB, H building 11-7
  • Postal address:
    647 Diagonal Ave. Barcelona, Spain 08028
  • Contact number:
    +34 93 401 17 06
  • Email address:
    diana.beltranat.gifupc.edu

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Beltrán, Diana

Diana Marcela Beltrán was born in Bogotá, Colombia. She graduated as an electronics engineer from the university of Sant Buenaventura on February 2004. She consistently obtained the highest grades and was awarded a recognition for academic merit for her participation in an event organised by her university about socialization of research projects.

She is currently enrolled in a doctorate program in automatics, robotics and vision in the Institute of Industrial and Control Engineering (IOC), UPC.

 

Mirshahi, Shiva

Shiva Mirshahi was born and raised in Mashhad, Iran. She ranked 413 among out of approximately 300,000 volunteers in the national entrance exam in 2008. One of the proudest accomplishment of her life was earning her bachelor degree in Electronic engineering from Sadjad university, Mashhad, Iran in 2010. She cooperated as a project manager from 2008 until 2011 in a communications company with the task of installing and kickstarting all telecommunications systems. She was awarded a masters degree from the Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU), Cyprus, in February 2013. She has joined the Institute of Industrial and Control engineering (IOC) as a PhD candidate at the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC), Barcelona, Spain. Research interests currently focus on sensor planning for mobile manipulators.

 

Contact information:

  • Contact address:
    ETSEIB, H building 11-7
  • Postal address:
    647 Diagonal Ave. Barcelona, Spain 08028
  • Contact number:
    +34 93 401 17 06
  • Email address:
    shiva.mirshahiat.gifupc.edu

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Mirshahi, Shiva

Shiva Mirshahi was born and raised in Mashhad, Iran. She ranked 413 among out of approximately 300,000 volunteers in the national entrance exam in 2008. One of the proudest accomplishment of her life was earning her bachelor degree in Electronic engineering from Sadjad university, Mashhad, Iran in 2010. She cooperated as a project manager from 2008 until 2011 in a communications company with the task of installing and kickstarting all telecommunications systems. She was awarded a masters degree from the Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU), Cyprus, in February 2013. She has joined the Institute of Industrial and Control engineering (IOC) as a PhD candidate at the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC), Barcelona, Spain. Research interests currently focus on sensor planning for mobile manipulators.