Current Ph.D. Students

  • Giovanni Saponaro
  • Rui Figueiredo
  • Pedro Vicente
  • Mehmet Mutlu
  • João Martins
  • Gonçalo Cruz
  • Nuno Pessanha-Santos
  • Min Hun Lee
  • Pedro Ribeiro
  • João Avelino

Former Ph.D. Students:

  • Athira Nambiar, "Towards automatic long-term Person Re-identification System in video surveillance", IST, 2017. Post doctoral researcher at IIT-Madras, Chennai.
  • Nuno Moutinho, "Humanoid Robot Head Continuous Calibration for Active Stereo Vision, using Non-Linear Filtering Techniques", IST, 2017. Lead Computer Vision Engineer at Sensei Tech, Lisbon.
  • Alexandre Tuleu, "Hardware, Software and Control Considerations Towards Low-Cost Compliant Quadruped Robots", IST-EPFL, 2017. Freelance Software Developer, Lausanne.
  • Dario Figueira, "Automatic Person Re-Identification for Video Surveillance Applications", IST, 2016. Computer Vision Engineer, UL See? Inc., London.
  • Matteo Taiana, "A methodology for training and evaluating Pedestrian Detectors: towards practical applications", IST, 2015. Senior Computer Vision Engineer for Autonomous Driving at Hyundai MOBIS.
  • Ricardo Cabral, "Unified Low-rank Models for Visual Learning", IST-CMU, 2015. Engineering Manager at Apple, Zurich.
  • Hugo Silva, "A Probabilistic Approach to Stereo Visual Egomotion", IST, 2014. Senior Researcher at INESC Technology and Science.
  • Urbain Prieur, "High-level planning of dexterous in-hand manipulation using a robotic hand", co-tutelle IST-UPMC 2013. Robotics Engineer, Exotec Solutions, Paris.
  • Jonas Ruesch, "A Computational Approach on the Co-Development of Visual Sensorimotor Structures", IST 2013. Manager Software Industry 4.0 at Georg Fischer, Zurich.
  • Plinio Moreno, "Component Models for Visual Object Recognition using Gabor Filters", IST 2008. Co-supervisor. Senior Postdoctoral Fellow at Instituto Superior Técnico

Former M.Sc. Students:

  • Manuel Joao Duarte Serejo Goulao, "Kinematic Data Filtering with Unscented Kalman Filter: Application to Senior Fitness Tests Using the Kinect Sensor", IST, 2017.
  • Rodolfo Borges Dutra, "A complete hardware/software application for the characterization of car driving behaviours: Embedded System, Data Processing and Web-Based Presentation", IST, 2017.
  • Filipe Manuel Baptista Marques, "Measurement of imperceptible breathing movements from Kinect Skeleton Data", IST, 2017.
  • Isabel Queiros da Silva, "Estimacao de Topologia de uma Rede de Camaras Usando Metodos Esparsos", IST, 2017.
  • Joao Miguel Leitao Salvado, "Detection of interaction intention and engagement in HRI using joint gaze and gesture analysis", IST, 2017.
  • Pedro Miguel Neves Barradas, "3D Surface Shape Information from Fringe Projection Techniques", IST, 2017.
  • Tiago Filipe Figueira Cerveira, "An Attentional Architecture for CNN-Based Visual Detection and Tracking: Application to Aerial Surveillance of Maritime Scenarios", IST, 2017.
  • Miguel Ruiz Callé Lucas, "Construction and Characterization of a Biomimetic Robotic Eye Model with Three Degrees of Rotational Freedom: A Testbed for Neural Control of Eye Movements", IST, 2017.
  • Rui Miguel Ferreira Raposo Martins, "Self-Organized Artificial Retina With Deep Neural Networks", IST, 2017.
  • Paulo Filipe Pereira Henriques, "Gesture Recognition with Microsoft Kinect Tools for Socially Assistive Robotics Scenarios", IST, 2017.
  • Gonçalo Rodrigues Nunes, "Behavior specification of a socially assistive robot using ROS state machines", IST, 2017.
  • Ana Filipa Vieira de Jesus Almeida, "Deep Networks for Human Visual Attention: A hybrid model using foveal vision", IST, 2017.
  • José Miguel Silva do Carmo Nogueira, "Active Learning for Robot Exploration - Bayesian Optimization for Object Grasping", IST, 2017.
  • Ana Cláudia Sarmento Ramos Marques, "Mimic Expression System for iCub", IST, 2017.
  • Jorge Pedro da Silva Matos, "Robust Tracking of Vessels in Oceanographic Airborne Images", IST 2016.
  • Miguel Jorge Bastos, "Modeling human gaze patterns to improve visual search in autonomous systems", IST 2016.
  • Pedro Manuel Quintela Ribeiro, "Ciliary structure inspired force sensor for robotic platforms", IST 2016.
  • Stephano Donato Carraro Pugliese, "Detection of Sea Surface Artefacts in Airborne Hyperspectral Images", IST 2016.
  • João Manuel Caeiro Avelino, "Pedestrian detection and tracking for mobile robots", IST 2016.
  • Alexandre Gomes Pereira Antunes, "From Human Instructions to Robot Actions", IST 2016.
  • Pedro Mendes Marques, "Vision-based Corridor Navigation with Topological Localization", IST 2016.
  • Carlos Eduardo Sampaio de Freitas Cardoso, "Robot Skills: From Imitation to Exploration Learning", IST 2016.
  • Abaabu Terno Amina, "Independently Moving Objects Detection based on Stereo Visual Odometry", IST 2016.
  • Paulo Miguel Nogueira Moniz, "Cooperative Coupling between Car-Like Robots", IST 2015.
  • Miguel Moreira de Figueiredo Osório de Aragão, "Towards an Advanced Interoperability Framework Between the Robotic Middlewares YARP and ROS", IST 2015.
  • Sara Maria Cordo, "Fingerpointer - Pointing Gestures for Collaborative Robots", IST 2015.
  • João Afonso Cotrim Oliveira Direita, "Distributed Control of Illumination in Office-Like Spaces", IST 2015.
  • David José Lopes de Brito Duarte Ribeiro, "Pedestrian Detection with Multichannel Convolutional Neural Networks", IST 2015.
  • Christian Vismara, "Monitoring Human State in a Robotic Assistive Platform: Data Acquisition and Person Detection Systems", Politecnico di Milano, 2015.
  • Bruno Miguel Rodrigues Rocha, "Enhanced Networked Luminaire Controller for Sustainable Ambient Illumination",IST 2015.
  • Artur Alves Reis Leite Gonçalves, "Efficient Contact Detection for Game Engines and Robotics - A non-polygonal approach with smooth convex objects", IST 2015.
  • Ana Carolina Grilo da Silva Januário, "Object Re-grasping with Dexterous Robotic Hands", IST 2015.
  • Ricardo Manuel Raposo dos Santos, "Sensorimotor and Neural Networks for Visual Stimuli Prediction", IST 2014.
  • Miguel António Azevedo Griné, "Vessel Detection in Oceanographic Airborne Imagery", IST 2014.
  • Pedro Emanuel Antunes Vicente, "Real time graphical simulation for visual based pose estimation self-calibration of a humanoid robotic arm", IST 2014.
  • Tiago Freitas, "Estabilização de Vídeo com base em descritores H.264". FCT-UNL 2013.
  • Rui Coelho, "Planning Push and Grasp Actions: Experiments on the iCub Robot", IST 2013.
  • Marco Henriques, "Controlo e Planeamento de Mãos Robóticas Antropomórficas utilizando Sinergias", IST 2013.
  • Filipe Veiga, "Robotic Grasp Optimisation from Contact Force Analysis", IST 2012. Best M Sc? Thesis Award by the Portuguese Society of Robotics (SPR).
  • Rui Figueiredo, "Simultaneous Recognition and Pose Estimation of Multiple 3D Objects: Real-Time Probabilistic Methods using Kinect Data", IST 2013.
  • Bruno Ribeiro, "A Robotic player of Six Men's Morris with a redundant Manipulator", IST 2012.
  • Fábio Reis, "Pedestrian Detection in Digital Images: a New Approach Based on Dimensionality Reduction and Outlier Detection Rules", IST 2011.
  • André Grilo, "Fast Image and Video Segmentation using sparse Mean Shift", IST 2011.
  • João Silvério, "Using Sensory Feedback to Improve Locomotion Performance of the Salamander Robot in Different Environments", IST 2011.
  • Ricardo Galego, "Geometric and Radiometric Calibration for Pan-Tilt Surveillance Cameras", IST 2011.
  • Duarte Aragão, "Evaluation of recent game interfaces for the command of a humanoid robot", IST, 2011.
  • Diogo Leite, "Target Tracking with Pan-Tilt-Zoom Cameras", IST, 2011.
  • João Pimentel, "Machine Vision for Casino Game Monitoring", IST 2010.
  • Martim Brandão, "Generating Pose Hypotheses for 3D tracking: a bottom-up approach", IST 2010.
  • Tayebeh Razmi, "Eye Gaze Detection for Close Human-Robot Interactions", IST, 2010.
  • Nuno Moutinho, "Localização e Mapeamento em Simultâneo com Monocâmara: Detecção de Zonas de Aterragem", IST, 2009.
  • Marco Neves, "Auto-tuning de Controladores PID pelo método Relay ", IST, 2009.
  • André Falcão, "Controlo Adaptativo do nível de Hipnose em Anestesia", IST, 2009.
  • Daniela Pamplona, "Gaussian Foveation", IST 2008.
  • Samuel Ferreira, "Predtrack - Predição de Trajectórias de Alvos Móveis : Aplicação ao Controlo de uma Cabeça Robótica", IST 2008.
  • Luís Guilherme, "Controlo de um Gerador de Ondas Hidráulicas em Canal com Absorção Activa", IST 2008 (pré-bolonha)
  • Hugo Silva, "Sistema de Visão em Tempo Real para Aplicações Robóticas em Sistemas Autónomos", IST 2008. (pre-bolonha).
  • Cláudia Soares, "Reconhecimento de vocábulos com modelos antropomórficos de síntese de voz: aplicação à robótica humanóide", IST 2007.
  • Ricardo Santos,"Evaluation of Visual Servoing Techniques for Robotic Applications", IST 2007.
  • Paulo Carreiras, "Predgrab - Predição de Trajectórias de Alvos Móveis : Aplicação ao Controlo de um Braço Robot", IST 2007.