The second meeting of the MoveCare project has been held in the Parador Nacional of Jarandilla de la Vega (Extremadura, Spain) in the beginning of April, hosted by the Consejería de Sanidad y Políticas Sociales – Junta de Extremadura. During an intense day of work, the partners presented the on-going work that is being carried out in the different workpackages, providing this way, an updated view of the project evolution, and could share questions and knowledge to overcome the issues so far.
The PhD. student José Luis Blanco will present his PhD. Thesis the 13th November, entitled “Contributions to Localization, Mapping and Navigation in Mobile Robotics”. The defense will took place at the “Sala de Grados A” at “ETSI Informática”, and will start at 11:00am.
Jesus Briales presented his M.Sc. entitled “Procedimiento para Calibración de Cámara-Escáner Láser con Estructuras Ortogonales”, supervised by Javier Gonzalez-Jimenez on November, 3rd. 2014.
Jose-Raul Ruiz-Samiento attended to ECMR’15 with the work entiled: “OLT, a Toolkit for Object Labeling Applied to Robotic RGB-D Datasets” (see our publication section here)
Our colleage J. Raúl Ruiz Sarmiento won the “Robotnik” award for the best thesis in robotics, presented in the “Jornadas de Automática 2017” event, celebrated in Gijón, Spain, in the month of September. In the final round he presented his thesis, entitled “Probabilistic Techniques in Semantic Mapping for Mobile Robots“, co-directed by Prof. Javier González Jiménez and…
The ExCite Project (Enabling SoCial Interaction Through Embodiment) has won the first European AAL Forum Award 2011. The project has been selected as the most promising among 80 EUropean projects. -Press report on the award here (external link) –ExCite Project page at Mapir website.
Javier G. Monroy attended the 16th International Symposium on Olfaction and Electronic Noses (ISOEN 2015). On this occasion, the conference was held in Dijon, Burgundy (France), from 28th June to 1st July, 2015.