Luis M. Bergasa

University of Alcalá, Spain


Luis M. Bergasa is Full Professor at the Department of Electronics of the University of Alcalá (UAH), Madrid, Spain and lead the RobeSafe research group. He received an M.S. degree in electrical engineering in 1995 from the Technical University of Madrid and a Ph.D. degree in the same field in 1999 from the University of Alcalá. He is author of more than 150 refereed papers in journals and international conferences, and corresponding author of 6 national patents and 1 PCT patent. He has been the recipient of 9 Spanish prizes related to Robotics and Automotive fields from 2004 to 2011. He is Associate Editor of the Physical Agents Journal, Guest Editor of MDPI Sensors journal, Member of the Editorial Board of International Journal of Vehicular Technology and Habitual Reviewer in 12 journals included in the JCR index. I've served on Program/Organizing Committees in more than 15 conferences. In 1998 he was Research Visitor at the Computer Vision Research Group of the Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland. Since 2009, he has been Research Director of Vision Safety Technologies Ltd., a spin-off company established to commercialize computer vision systems for road infrastructure inspection. His research interests include real-time computer vision for assistant robotics and intelligent transportation systems. Specifically, his main research over the past few years has been on advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) (light beam controller, driver drowsiness and distractions detection, occupants monitoring, and perimetral vision) as well as on SLAM (simultaneous localization and mapping) using stereovision.

Biography Updated on 25 October 2012

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