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·       Eduardo Romera

o   Topic: Semantic 3D scene understanding for autonomous vehicles using deep learning

o   Internships: Fraunhofer IOSB del Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) (Germany), Canberra Research Lab, ACT (Australia), Computer Vision and Robotics Research (CVRR) Lab at University of California San Diego (UCSD).

o   Forecasted date for reading: December 2018 






·       Álvaro Sáez-Contreras

o   Topic: Semantic segmentation based on fish cameras using CNNs

o   Forecasted date for reading: July 2018

·       Carlos A. Hernanz-Mayoral

o   Topic: App for monitoring senior drivers

o   Contract: from February 2018 to December 2018












·       Kailun Yang (PhD student at the Zhejiang University (China))

o   Topic: Detecting obstacles and stairs with a minimum range decreased RGB-D sensor for the visually impaired

o   Internship: September 2017-September 2018

·       Hasan Keser (Undergraduate student at Karabuk University (Turkey))

o   Topic: Electronics design for the automation of an electrical vehicle

o   Internship: June 2018-August 2018






·       Sebastián Bronte. Now Engineer at SEPSA

o   Title: Real Time Sequential Non Rigid Structure from motion using a single camera

o   Reading date: July 11, 2017

o   Internships: Queen Mary University of London (England)

·       Roberto Arroyo (jointly with Pablo F. Alcantarilla at iRobot, UK). Now post-doc position in the Robesafe group

o   Title: Topological Place Recognition for Life-Long Visual Localization

o   Reading date: March 31, 2017

o   Internships: Cambridge Research Lab at Toshiba (England), University of Sydney (Australia)

o   Awards: 3M Innovation Award. Category: Safety. 2011

·       Javier Yebes. Now  Researcher at Vicomtech

o   Title: Supervised Learning and Inference of Semantic Information from Road Scene Images: Objects and Layout

o   Reading date: July 25, 2014

o   Internships: Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago (USA), Technische Universität Darmstadt (TU-D) (Germany)  

·       Álvaro González Now researcher in Ericsson

o   Title: Text Detection and Recognition in Natural Images using Computer Vision Techniques

o   Reading date: February 22, 2013

o   Internships: University of Surrey (England), RWTH in Aachen (Germany)

·       Pablo F. Alcantarilla. Now Principal Research Scientist in SLAMcore Limited, UK

o   Title: Vision Based Localization: From Humanoid Robots to Visually Impaired People

o   Reading date: October 21, 2011

o   Internships: Georgia Institute of Technology (USA), Imperial College London (England), AIST-Tsukuba (Japan)

o   Awards: 3M Innovation Award. Category: Safety. 2011

·       Iván G. Daza. Now Assistant Professor at UAH

o   Title: Driver Fatigue Detection using Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Fusion

o   Reading date: October 14, 2011

o   Internships: Chalmers University (Sweden)

·       Pedro Jiménez. Now researcher in Gamesa Spain

o   Title: Face Pose Estimation with Automatic 3D Model Creation for a Driver Inattention Monitoring Application

o   Reading date: March 18, 2011

o   Internships: Computer Science Department, Trinity College Dublin (Irland), CSIRO Robotics Centre (Australia)

·       Jesús Nuevo. Now postdoc at CI2CV Lab of CSIRO ICT Centre (Australia)

o   Title: FaceTracking with active Models for a Driver Monitoring Application

o   Reading date: October 30, 2009

o   Internships: CSIRO Robotics Centre (Australia), Chalmers University (Sweden)

·       David Schleicher (jointly with Manuel Ocaña at UAH). Now researcher in Airbus Spain

o   Title: Simultaneous Localization and Mapping based on stereo vision for improving vehicle navigation in large environments

o   Reading date: February 2, 2009

o   Awards: Second prize in the Eduardo Barreiros Foundation Award to the Best Research Work on the Automotive field in Spain in 2010

·       Edward Rafael Blanco (jointly with Manuel Mazo at UAH)

o   Title: Contribution to segmentation in the HSI color space. Application to Gesture Recognition

o   Reading date: July 24, 2008

·       Manuel Ocaña. Now Associate Professor at the UAH

o   Title: Global localization system based on WiFi (Wireless Fidelity) signal measurements applied to the navigation of a  semiautonomous robot

o   Reading date: May 20, 2005

o   Awards: Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering. University of Alcalá. 2005

·       Elena López (jointly with Rafael Barea at UAH). Now Associated Professor at the UAH

o   Title: Global navigation system based on POMDP. Application for an assistance robot

o   Reading date: February 2, 2004

o   Awards: Best PhD Thesis in Robotics. Spanish Committee of Automatic. 2004






·       Alberto Lázaro. Now researcher in Siemens

o   Title: UGV Navigation in ROS based on GPS and LIDAR 3D

·       Cesar Arroyo. Now Technical Assistant in UAH 

o   Title: Improvements of DriveSafe App for Driver Behaviour Evaluation

·       Eduardo Romera. Now PhD student 

o   Title: Driver Behaviour Evaluation by using Smartphones

o   Internships: Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany)

o   Awards: IEEE ITSS-Spain 2º Best Master Thesis Award 2015

·       Mario Passani. Now researcher in Telefonica

o   Title: Probabilistic Graphical Models applied to Road Segmentation

o   Awards: IEEE ITSS-Spain Best Final Degree Project Award 2015, Best Student Paper Award of IEEE Intelligent Vehicle Symposium (IV 2015)

·       Javier Almazán (jointly with Rafael Barea at UAH). Now R&D Engineer in Computer Vision for Talgo Inc.

o   Title: Real-time Vision Based Localization for Smartphone platforms

o   Internships: University of Bristol (England)






·       Eduardo Molinos. Now researcher in the MRT institute of the KIT (Germany)

o   Topic: Smart ElderlyCar project

o   Contract: from May 2017 to February 2018

·       Roberto Arroyo. Now researcher in Nielsen Spain 

o   Topic: Smart ElderlyCar project

o   Contract: from April 2017 to October 2017

·       Javier Yebes. Now  Researcher at Vicomtech

o   Topic: SmartAparc project

o   Contract: from September 2014 to April 2015

·       José Mª Alonso. Now researcher in the European Centre for Soft Computing

o   Spanish Fellowship “Juan de la Cierva”

o   Topic: Abstraction, Synthesis, and Integration of Information for Human-Robot Teams

o   Contract: from February 2012 to October 2012






·       Edwin A. Enríquez (MS student at the Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez, México)

o   Topic: Handwritting recognition system based on CNN

o   Internship: March 2017 – April 2017

·       Abdelkrim Nemra (PostDoc student at the Ecole Militaire Polytechnique, Algiers, Algeria)

o   Topic: Visual Simultaneous Localization and Mapping for Mini Aerial Vehicles

o   Internship: November 2014 – February 2015




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