Anibal Ollero at the MUPIs exhibition “Sevilla también es ciencia”

Anibal Ollero at the MUPIs exhibition “Sevilla también es ciencia”
[ENG] The director of GRVC, Anibal Ollero, is one of the persons at the MUPIs exhibition "Sevilla también es ciencia", located at the Avenida de la Constitución, where he shares space with other personalities from the Sevillian scientific field. [ESP] El director de GRVC, Anibal Ollero, es una de las figuras presentes en la exposición de MUPIs "Sevilla También es ciencia", situada en la Avenida...
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GRVC members awarded with the ROBOTNIK award for the best article of the robotics thematic group at the JJAA2022

GRVC members awarded with the ROBOTNIK award for the best article of the robotics thematic group at the JJAA2022
On September 9, researchers Antonio González Morgado, Carlos Álvarez Cía, Guillermo Heredia Benot and Aníbal Ollero Baturone received the ROBOTNIK award for the best article from the robotics thematic group of the Jornadas de Automática 2022 organized by CEA, for their article UAV FULLY-ACTUATED: MODELO CONTROL Y COMPARACIÓN CON CONFIGURACIÓN COPLANARIA. This paper presents the design and construc...
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GRVC members were invited to participate in several panels in UNVEX 2022

GRVC members were invited to participate in several panels in UNVEX 2022
UNVEX 2022, the main drones national event in Spain, was held in the FIBES exhibition centre in Seville from 14 to 16 September of 2022. Several GRVC members were invited to participate in different UNVEX panels. Aníbal Ollero (https://grvc.us.es/head-of-the-laboratory/), director of the GRVC Robotics Lab, was invited to one of the main plenary panels of UNVEX: the "Technological challenges" pa...
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Anibal Ollero receives the Automatica Spanish National Award

Anibal Ollero receives the Automatica Spanish National Award
Our Director Anibal Ollero received the Automatica Spanish National Award due to “Leadership in Aerial Robotics, technology transfer to companies and creation of research groups and university Departments”. The ceremony was last September 8th in the “43th Jornadas de Automatica” that was held in Logroño (La Rioja, Spain). You can watch the presentation of Professor Alfonso García Cerezo, Univer...

Anibal Ollero participation as moderator at A&DM

Anibal Ollero participation as moderator at A&DM
This Wednesday, June 8, our coordinator Aníbal Ollero has participated in the A&DM 2022 edition as a moderator of the discussion panel entitled "Artificial intelligence for operational efficiency in aerospace". Also participating in the panel were Romaric Redon, Leader of the Artificial Intelligence and Computing Airbus Technology roadmap, Airbus; Antonio Gracia Berna, Artificial Intelligen...

2nd Best Poster Award Robosoft 2022

2nd Best Poster Award Robosoft 2022
Fernando Ruiz, Begoña Arrue and Aníbal Ollero have been awarded the 2nd Best Poster Award at the Soft Aerial Robotics Workshop (Robosoft 2022) that took place in Edinburgh from April 4-7th, 2022. The poster deals with the "Design and control of a Flexible UAV adaptable to the environment", here is the link to the posters and a video presentation can be found here. It is the first UAV built enti...

Anibal Ollero won the Spanish National Research Award in Engineering 2021

Anibal Ollero won the Spanish National Research Award in Engineering 2021
ENG - The Director of the GRVC Robotics Laboratory, Aníbal Ollero, yesterday received the Torres Quevedo National Research Award in Engineering from the King and Queen of Spain, in a ceremony that took place at the Auditori Fòrum of the Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona. More details of the awards are available on the Spanish Government website. ESP- El director del Laboratori...

Premio Andalucía al Desarrollo de la Ingeniería

Premio Andalucía al Desarrollo de la Ingeniería
El pasado viernes, Anibal Ollero, recibió el Premio Andalucía al Desarrollo de la Ingeniería, entregado por el Colegio de Ingenieros Industriales de Andalucía Occidental. Este premio se concede en base al reconocimiento de Anibal Ollero como "una de las voces más reconocidas del panorama internacional en tecnología de drones y el investigador con más publicaciones sobre vehículos aéreos no tripula...

Premios Rei Jaume I

Premios Rei Jaume I
El pasado jueves se presentaron los Premios Rei Jaume I en la Fundación Cajasol de Sevilla. Allí pudimos disfrutar de una mesa redonda donde participaron Anibal Ollero, Pilar Rodríguez López (Capgemini Engineering) Jorge Caro Terrón (Airbus) y José López Barneo (IBiS Instituto de Biomedicina de Sevilla), y la moderación corrió a cargo de Carlos Herrera (Cadena COPE). El acto contó con la colabo...

New media appearances

New media appearances
This week we have made several appearances in the media. Here you can find and read all of them 📰👀: - elEconomista : "Andalusia puts the drones on the runway" (https://lnkd.in/dZcFjfYb) [PDF: https://lnkd.in/dvhHKKrG] (mentioned with Fundación Andaluza para el Desarrollo Aeroespacial) - La Vanguardia : "Robots with wings, a new generation of drones" (https://lnkd.in/dJ-NMFNj)...

New article accepted at IEEE

New article accepted at IEEE
The paper titled: "Free as a Bird: Event-based Dynamic Sense-and-Avoid for Ornithopter Robot Flight", has been accepted and will be issued in the IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. The authors: Juan Pablo Rodríguez Gómez, Raúl Tapia, María del Mar Guzmán García, J. Ramiro Martinez de Dios and Anibal Ollero are happy with the results obtained. We are all looking forward to the publishing of t...
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Interview with Anibal Ollero in Canal Sur

Interview with Anibal Ollero in Canal Sur
The director of GRVC research group at the Universidad de Sevilla, Anibal Ollero, was recently interviewed by Canal Sur TV. The interview was broadcasted the 25th of January on EnRed, and in it Aníbal talks about the state of research in drone technologies, and about some of the works currently being developed alongside his team.

Expodrónica 2021

“Expodrónica 2021 will have several international personalities in aerial robotics, Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) and Urban Air Mobility (UAM) as speakers. Anibal Ollero, Director of the GRVC Robotics Lab, coordinator of the H2020 AERIAL-CORE project and principal investigator of the GRIFFIN Advanced Grant of the European Research Council, and Antidio Viguria, coordinator of the Spanish Cervera Ne...

Director GRVC Aníbal Ollero – Speaker at BNEW 2021 Barcelona

Prof. Aníbal Ollero, director of the GRVC Robotics Laboratory at the University of Seville and Scientific advisor of CATEC will participate as speaker at event BNEW 2021-Barcelona (2º Barcelona New Economy Week), in the session entitled "BFUTURIST. Urban Air Mobility: the Future Revolution - Robotics at the Service of Citizens" on Thursday 07 October, 12:00h at Casa Seat.    

Keynote Talk in AIRPHARO 2021

Prof. Aníbal Ollero, the AERIAL-CORE Project Coordinator, Director of the GRVC Robotics Laboratory at the University of Seville and Scientific advisor of the CATEC Aerospace Technology Center, will participate in The 1st AIRPHARO Workshop on Aerial Robotic Systems Physically Interacting with the Environment (AIRPHARO 2021) at Ilirija resort, in Biograd na Moru, Croatia, delivering the keynote enti...

GRVC member Alejandro Suárez – Program Chair at ICUAS 2022

Our group member Alejandro Suárez will be involved as Program Chair in the International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS) 2022 that will be held in Dubrovnik, Croatia, June 21-24, 2022. The conference, is organized this year by Matko Orsag (University of Zagreb, Croatia) and Youmin Zhang (Concordia University, Canada), with Yan Wan (University of Texas, USA) also as Program Chair. I...

Published the Survey Paper “Past, Present, and Future of Aerial Robotic Manipulators”

Published the Survey Paper “Past, Present, and Future of Aerial Robotic Manipulators”
The Survey Paper "Past, Present, and Future of Aerial Robotic Manipulators" by Anibal Ollero, Marco Tognon, Alejandro Suarez, Dongjun Lee and Antonio Franchi has been published by the IEEE Transactions on Robotics, the flagship journal of the IEEE Robotics & Automation Society, the most important society in robotics worldwide. The paper aims to be a reference for experts in aerial manip...

“Resilient and Long-Term Autonomy for Aerial Robotic Systems” co-organized by Aníbal Ollero

“Resilient and Long-Term Autonomy for Aerial Robotic Systems” co-organized by Aníbal Ollero
Last Monday, 31 of May took place the workshop "Resilient and Long-Term Autonomy for Aerial Robotic Systems" for ICRA 2021. Professor Anibal Ollero co-organized with: Giuseppe Loianno, Agile Robotics and Perception Lab, NYU Tandon School of Engineering Ivana Palunko, Laboratory for Inteligent Autonomous Systems, University of Dubrovnik, Croatia Kimon Valavanis, University of Denver, ...

New workshop co-organizes by Anibal Ollero for the ICRA 2021

New workshop co-organizes by Anibal Ollero for the ICRA 2021
Next Monday, 31st of May will take place the workshop: “Resilient and Long-Term Autonomy for Aerial Robotic Systems” at 2pm – 10pm (CET) – 08am  (GMT-04) for the ICRA 2021 The workshop is organize by: Anibal Ollero, University of Seville, ETS Ingenieria, Sevilla, España Giuseppe Loianno, Agile Robotics and Perception Lab, NYU Tandon School of Engineering Ivana Palunko, Laboratory for...

News on the ABC: Aníbal Ollero is the author with most papers worldwide about drones indexed in Scopus

News on the ABC: Aníbal Ollero is the author with most papers worldwide about drones indexed in Scopus
Prof. Aníbal Ollero is the author with most papers worldwide about drones indexed in the Scopus research database (219 papers vs 159 of the following author). In addition, GRVC Robotics Lab has 5 papers among the 15 most cited papers on multi-drone systems in Scopus. The article in ABC also describes different projects that are being carried out by GRVC like GRIFFIN and AERIAL-CORE. Read the ar...

Workshop at the ERF 2021

This Tuesday, 13 April the workshop “Autonomy in Aerial Robotics for Inspection and Maintenance” was presented at the European Robotics Forum 2021, this year held as a virtual event. The euRobotics Board and local organising committee decided to postpone a physical ERF in Rotterdam for the next year. The ERF is the largest event of the robotics and artificial intelligence community in Europe. T...

Workshop at the ERF 2021

Workshop at the ERF 2021
The ERF (European Robotics Forum) 2021, the most influential meeting of the robotics community in Europe, will be held this year online from 13-15 April 2021. Interview by Steve Doswell with Anibal Ollero at the ERF 2020. This year the head of GRVC and Professor of the University of Seville Anibal Ollero will organize with Jacob Rodriguez (Endesa-Enel), Stephane Menoret (Thales Group) an...

ICRA 2021 Aerial Robotics Workshop

ICRA 2021 Aerial Robotics Workshop
This year we will co-organize the ICRA2021 workshop on "Resilient and Long-Term Autonomy for Aerial Robotics Systems". All the info below. Abstract This workshop will be devoted to analyzing two main challenges related to aerial robotics: their resilience and the ability to perform long term missions. Resilience is related to the ability of the system to provide some degree of redundancy, robust...

An article in the journal “20 Minutos” about AERIAL-CORE

An article in the journal “20 Minutos” about AERIAL-CORE
AERIAL-CORE is developing pioneering innovations in the field of unmanned aerial vehicles applied to the supervision and maintenance of facilities thanks to artificial intelligence. Anibal Ollero, head of the GRVC and scientific advisor of FADA-CATEC: “AERIAL-CORE is an example of how technology can help people and how innovation is put at the service of society to avoid risks in work at height...

Expansión: “Spain in the drone sector, leaders both in Europe and globally”

Expansión: “Spain in the drone sector, leaders both in Europe and globally”
The Spanish newspaper “Expansión”, one of the most important economic press in Spain, analyzes the importance of Spain in the drone sector, leaders both in Europe and globally. Anibal Ollero, head of the GRVC, and the University of Seville had a special mention thanks to the “12 HORIZON2020 projects, 4 national projects and 12 contracts with companies. The AERIAL-CORE project appears in the ...

Article in Business Insider about the AERIAL-CORE project

Article in Business Insider about the AERIAL-CORE project
Anibal Ollero, head of the GRVC and scientific advisor of FADA-CATEC explained in an interview published in Business Insider the capabilities of the AERIAL-CORE project. Professor Anibal Ollero, explain the three different areas the project is focused on:“The first is inspection at long distances; the second, handling; the third, a new activity that we have called 'aerial co-working', which con...

EuropaPress: “AERIAL-CORE projects intend to consolidate European leadership in aerial robotics applications”

EuropaPress: “AERIAL-CORE projects intend to consolidate European leadership in aerial robotics applications”
EuropaPress news agency has published in section PortalTIC about the AERIAL-CORE project. AERIAL-CORE pretend to consolidate European leadership in inspection and maintenance with Artificial Intelligence (AI) Anibal Ollero, head of the GRVC and scientific advisor of FADA-CATEC explained: “It’s an example how technologies can help the people and the innovations is at the service of society to av...

Anibal Ollero and the AERIAL-CORE project for reduce the risks of working at height

Anibal Ollero and the AERIAL-CORE project for reduce the risks of working at height
Professor Aníbal Ollero, head of the GRVC, has eexplained for the journal El Español the AERIAL-CORE project. The objective of this project is to develop the technologies necessary for a drone system to be able to inspect and manipulate large facilities in a semi-autonomous way. Professor Anibal Ollero, the project coordinator clarifies: “The aerial robot not only has to take data and images, i...

4 New Phd from GRVC

4 New Phd from GRVC
This past year 2020 four members from GRVC have obtained the Doctor´s degree. Francisco Alarcón – Thesis: “Accurate navigation applied to landing maneuvers on mobile platforms for unmanned aerial vehicles” Tin Muskardin – Thesis: “Autonomous landing of fixed-wing aircraft on mobile platforms” Margarida Costa Faria – Thesis: “Autonomous 3D Online Exploration of Large Unknown Environments...

Anibal Ollero in the presentation of the Andalucía I+D+I

Anibal Ollero in the presentation of the Andalucía I+D+I
Yesterday, 15th of December 2020, the Professor Anibal Ollero was in the presentation of the Magazine “Andalucía I+D+I” in La Casa de ABC de Sevilla. The Magazine includes the article “Drones that are inspired by the mythological griffin” with an interview to Anibal Ollero. In this interview the head of GRVC laboratory at the University of Seville and 2019 Rei Jaume I award in New Technologies,...

MHYRO: Best Application Paper Award

MHYRO: Best Application Paper Award
Members of GRVC Robotics Laboratory at the University of Seville have won IEEE IROS 2020 as the Best Application Paper Award with the paper: MHYRO: Modular HYbrid RObot for contact inspection and maintenance in oil and gas plants by A. Lopez-Lore, P. J. Sanchez-Cuevas, A. Suarez, A. Ollero and G. Heredia. IROS (International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems), with more than 21.0...

Free access to IROS 2020

Online presentations in IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2020) from 25/10/20 to 30/11/20 - FREE ACCESS F. J. Maldonado, J. Á . Acosta, J. Tormo-Barbero, P. Grau, M. M. Guzmán and A. Ollero , «Adaptive Nonlinear Control For Perching of a Bioinspired Ornithopter». Proceedings of the 2020 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (...

Professor Aníbal Ollero, Andalusian Award for Engineering and Industry 2020

The Andalusian Awards for Engineering and Industry were created in 2015 with the aim of promoting the industrial development of Andalusia. This year the award has gone to the robotics professor at the Higher Technical School of Engineering of the University of Seville Aníbal Ollero. Professor Ollero, King Jaume I award winner, is currently one of the greatest European experts in drone technology. ...

Prof. Aníbal Ollero Baturone has been elected as Academic of the Royal Galician Academy of Sciences.

Real Academia Galega de Ciencias: "Our good friend and colleague Prof. Anibal Ollero Baturone, currently professor of Systems Engineering and Automation at the University of Seville. Who in the first years of creation of the Higher School of Industrial Engineers of Vigo, was the professor's first Department of Automation and Electronics. He was elected on October 8 academic of the Royal Galician ...

GRVC is looking for a researcher assistant in manipulation robotics

GRVC is looking for a researcher assistant in manipulation robotics
The GRVC offers a position as research assistant at full time for the development of applications with lightweight manipulation robots. Candidates must meet the following requirements: Have the degree in industrial engineering, mechatronics, aerospace engineering, or electronics. Basic knowledge in manipulation robotics: kinematics, dynamics, control. Use of 3D CAD software: CATIA, Solid Wo...

GRVC at the ICUAS 2020

GRVC at the ICUAS 2020
The GRVC will have an important presence at the International Conference of Unmanned Aerial Systems (ICUAS 2020) September 1-4 (http://www.uasconferences.com/2020_icuas/). The Conference is hybrid with physical presence in Athens and on-line. The GRVC researchers are authors of 6 papers to be presented at the Conference. 15:20 – 15:40 Wednesday B3.2 A Geometrical Approach Based on 4D...

GRVC at ICRA 2020

GRVC at ICRA 2020
ICRA is the largest robotics meeting in the world and is the flagship conference of the IEEE Robotics & Automation Society and GRVC has some presentations. López López, Ricardo Tuesday 2nd of June 2020 at 15:15 in Biologically-Inspired Robots I (TuC19) Gómez Eguíluz, Augusto Thursday 4th of June 2020 at 14:30 on  a Workshop on Unconventional Sensors in Robotics: "ASAP: Adaptive Scheme fo...

AERIAL-CORE “Virtual” General Meeting

AERIAL-CORE “Virtual” General Meeting
The 2nd AERIAL-CORE “Virtual” General Meeting was held on May 5 – 6 with the attendance of more than sixty persons from the 15 organizations that participate in the project. Due to the exceptional situation associated to the COVID-19 virus, the University of Zurich organized a videoconference that facilitated the realization of the presentations from all the partners. This second meeting wa...

GRVC at the European Robotics Forum 2020

GRVC at the European Robotics Forum 2020
The GRVC had a significant presence in the European Robotics Forum 2020, held at the Trade Fair and Congress Centre of Malaga (FYCMA) from 3rd to March 3rd to 5th. The ERF is the largest event of the robotics and artificial intelligence community in Europe, attended by more than 800 experts and entrepreneurs.The GRVC showed in its stand at the Congress Centre prototypes of biomorphic aerial robots...

Workshop at ERF 2020

Workshop at ERF 2020
Click here to download the Program and visit GRVC for more information.   One of the most important robotics events of Europe is going to start: European Robotics Forum, also known as ERF. This meeting will be held this year at Málaga (Spain) from 3 to 5 March. The reception will be organised in the Palacio de Ferias de Málaga, the venue that hosts the European Robotics Forum, in th...

Iberian Robotics winners of the Challenge 3 of the MBZIRC

Iberian Robotics winners of the Challenge 3 of the MBZIRC
The Iberian Robotics team formed by the University of Seville, the Centro Avanzado de Tecnologías Aeroespaciales (CATEC) and the Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) in Lisbon has won Challenge 3 of the MBZIRC International Robotics Competition, which can be considered the most important competition in the world of robotics. The General Coordinator of Iberian Robotics ("Team Leader") has been Profe...