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Members of the IIiA include senior researchers, early-stage researchers, technical staff, administrative staff, PhD students and MSc students. The current members are:

Nerea Acosta

Nerea Acosta is a PhD Student at the University of Girona in the MICELab research group.

Daniela Aguirre

Daniela Aguirre is a PhD Student at the University of Girona in the BCDS research group.

Joaquim Armengol

Joaquim Armengol obtained a B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) in 1992 and a PhD in Industrial Engineering with the mention of European Doctor from the Universitat de Girona (UdG) in 2000.

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Alessandro Artusi

Alessandro Artusi  obtained a PhD in Computer Science at the Vienna University of Technology in 2004. He is a Ramon y Cajal Fellow at the University of Girona where he carries out R&D on Computational Photography, Image Processing and Color Science.

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Cecilia Avila

Cecilia Avila Garzón is Telematics Engineer at the Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas in Colombia. She received a M.Sc. in Industrial Informatics (2012) at the University of Girona and is a Ph.D. Student in the doctoral program in Technology at the same University. Her research interests include: e-Learning, Learning objects, web accessibility, technology-enhanced learning, intelligent agents, semantic web and case-based reasoning.

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Jorge Bacca

Jorge Luis Bacca Acosta is Telematics Engineer at the Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas in Colombia. He received a M.Sc. in Industrial Informatics (2012) at the University of Girona and is a Ph.D. Student in the doctoral program in Technology at the University of Girona. His research interests include: Augmented reality, technology-enhanced learning, intelligent agents, semantic web and case-based reasoning. He is a researcher in the BCDS Group (SGR 1202) at the University of Girona. He is participating in the ARrELS project (Augmented Reality in Adaptive Learning Management Systems for All). And he participated in the European Projects ALTER-NATIVA and Inclusive Learning.

Anton Bardera

Anton Bardera is a lecturer in Computer Science at the University of Girona. He received a M.Sc. in Telecommunications engineering (2002) at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and a Ph.D. in Computer Science (2008) at the University of Girona. His research interests include image processing, scientific visualization, information theory, and biomedical applications. He has authored or co-authored 15 journal papers and many conference papers in his areas of interest.

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Aleix Beneyto

Aleix Beneyto is a PhD Student at the University of Girona in the MICELab research group.

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Imma Boada

Imma Boada obtained a PhD in Computer Science at the Polytechnic School of Catalonia in 2001. She is an Associate Professor at the University of Girona where she carries out R&D on:

  • Medical imaging
  • Scientific Visualization
  • Serious games
  • e-learning environments
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José Joaquín Bocanegra

José Joaquín is a PhD student at the University of Girona in the BCDS research group.

Antonio Bueno

Antonio Bueno is an associate professor at the University of Girona in the BCDS research group.

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Llorenç Burgas

Llorenç Burgas is a PhD Student at the University of Girona in the eXiT research group.

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Eusebi Calle

Eusebi Calle is an associate professor at the University of Girona in the BCDS research group.

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Remei Calm

Remei Calm obtained a PhD in Mathematics at the Polytechnic School of Catalonia in 2005. She is a lecturer at the University of Girona where she carries out R&D on:

  • Methods and tools based on interval analysis
  • Modelling and simulation of biological systems with uncertainty
  • Artificial pancreas
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Francesc Castro

Francisco Castro is an associate professor (PhD) at the University of Girona in the GiLab research group.

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Joan Colomer

Joan Colomer obtained a PhD in Industrial Engineering at the University of Girona in 1998. He is a lecturer at the University of Girona where he carries out R&D on:

  • Intelligent control
  • Expert supervision
  • Multivariate statistical process control
  • Case-based reasoning
  • Waste water treatment plants
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Anna C. Comas

Anna C.Comas is in charge of:

  • Management/Research assistant MICELab research group.
Iván Contreras

Iván Contreras is a researcher (PhD) at the University of Girona in the MICELab research group.

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Ramon Fabregat

Ramon Fabregat obtained a PhD in Industrial Engineering at the University of Girona in 1998. He is a lecturer at the University of Girona where he carries out R&D on:

  • Adaptive Hypermedia Systems
  • User modelling and adaptive personalization
  • Open Distance Learning
  • Collaborative Learning
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Miquel Feixas

Dr. Miquel Feixas is an associate professor in Computer Science at the University of Girona, Spain. He received a M.Sc. in Theoretical Physics (1979) at the UAB (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) and a Ph.D. in Computer Science at the UPC (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2002). His research is focused on the application of information theory techniques to radiosity, global illumination, visualization, computational aesthetics, viewpoint selection and image processing. 

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Inés Ferrer

Inès Ferrer obtained a B.S degree in Computer Engineering from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UPC) in 1991 and a PhD in Technologies from the Universitat de Girona (UdG) in 2016. She developes her research on MICELab research group.  She is a lecturer at the University of Girona where she carries out R&D on:

  • Robust and non-linear control
  • Interval methods for robust control.
  • Active and semiactive control for offshore support platforms for wind power generation.
  • Sustainable energy sources.
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Mario Alberto Flor
Mario Alberto Flor is a PhD Student at the University of Girona in the eXiT research group.
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Lluís Fàbrega

Lluís Fàbrega Soler is a lecturer in Computer Science at the University of Girona (UdG). He received a degree in Telecommunications Engineering and a Master's degree in Mobile Communications at the Polytechnical University of Catalonia and a PhD degree at the UdG. His research interests include the design and performance evaluation of routing, traffic engineering and quality of service mechanisms in the Internet and in connection oriented network technologies. He has worked on several Spanish and EU (Celtic, FP7) research projects and he has co-authored several papers in journals and international conferences.

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Francisco Gamero

Researcher in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Automation at the University of Girona. I'm a member of the 4T Laboratory in the Control Engineering and Intelligent Systems Group. Currently, my research interests are focused in contributing to the development of machine learning techniques for Clinical Decision Support Systems (CDSS) to increase productivity and efectiveness in healthcare.

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Pablo Gay
I'm a PhD candidate at the University of Girona's Department of Electrical, Electronics and Automatic Engineering. I'm a Computer Science and Information System Engineer with a Masters in Industrial, Automation, and Computer Systems and my research interests are focused case-based reasoning, sequences pattern learning and behavior discovery.
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Yuejun Guo

Yuejun Guo is a PhD student at the University of Girona in the GiLab research group.

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Sergio Herraiz

Sergio Herraiz is a part-time associate (PhD) at the University of Girona in the eXiT research group.

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Arthur Hirata

Arthur Hirata is a PhD Student at the University of Girona in the MICELab research group.

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Bianca Innocenti

Bianca Innocenti is a lecturer at the University of Girona. She received a PhD in Computer Science at the University of Girona in 2008. Her research interests include data mining, multiagent and distributed systems and robotics.

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Teo Jové

Teo Jové is an associate professor (PhD) at the University of Girona in the BCDS research group.

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Adrià Julià Juanola

Adrià Julià is a PhD Student at the University of Girona in the GiLab research group.

Francisco Llaneras

Francisco Llaneras is a lecturer at the University of Girona. He has a background in control systems engineering, and he received a Ph.D. in Industrial Automation and Informatics at the Universitat Politècnica de Valencia (2011). His research interests include: systems biology, bioprocess engineering and computational biology. He has authored 8 papers (JCR) in his areas of interest, with more than 200 citations combined.

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Ningsu Luo

Ningsu Luo is a Professor of Control Systems Engineering at University of Girona. He received his PhD degree in Control Engineering from Southeast University in 1990 and PhD degree in Physics Science from University of the Basque Country in 1994. His main research interests are modeling, identification and control design for systems with complex dynamics, with application to wind turbine control and monitoring, mobile robotics, sustainable tillage, mechatronic systems, biomedical processes, active and semiactive vibration control of civil engineering structures, offshore support platforms and automotive suspension systems.

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Beatriz López

Senior lecturer at the Dept. of Electrical, Electronic Engineering and Automation of the University of Girona. She received an Engineering degree in Computer Science at the Autonomous University of Barcelona in 1986 and a PhD in Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence) at the Polytechnic School of Catalonia in 1993. She has served as a faculty member with the Dept. of Computer Science of the University Rovira i Virgili and with several private companies. She co-founded Newronia in 2001. Her current research includes decision support systems, case-based reasoning, machine learning and optimization. She is a member of the Catalan Association for Artificial Intelligence, federated to the European Coordinating Committee for Artificial Intelligence.

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Dani Macaya

Dani Macaya is an permanent collaborator at the University of Girona in the eXiT research group.

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José Luis Marzo

José Luis Marzo obtained a PhD in Industrial Engineering at the University of Girona in 1997. He is a Professor at the University of Girona where he carries out R&D on:

  • Network bandwidth allocation, performance evaluation and simulation
  • Quality of service routing and protection in complex networks
  • Network robustness analysis in multiple failure scenarios
  • Resource allocation for cognitive radio and sensor network applications
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Joaquim Massana

Joaquim Massana is a PhD student at the University of Girona in the eXiT research group.

Joaquim Meléndez

Joaquim Meléndez obtained a PhD in Industrial Engineering at the University of Girona in 1998. He is a lecturer at the University of Girona where he carries out R&D on:

  • Data-driven methods for process supervision
  • Multivariate statistical process control
  • Data mining and knowledge discovery for fault detection and diagnosis
  • Case-based diagnosis

His research is mainly applied to power distribution system and smart grids.

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Raynel Mendoza

Raynel Mendoza is a PhD student at the University of Girona in the BCDS research group.

Juan Meneses

Juan Pablo Meneses Ortegón is a Systems and Computing Engineer (2009) at the Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia, Tunja - Colombia and he finished his studies and thesis and he is waiting to get his title of M.Sc. in Systems and Computing Engineer at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá-Colombia. In this moment he is a Ph.D. student in Technology at the University of Girona and is a researcher in the BCDS Group at the same university. His research is about knowledge management, e-learning, collaborative learning and software engeniering. 

Natalia Mordvanyuk
Natalia Mordvanyuk is a PhD Student at the University of Girona in the eXiT research group.
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Sara Murlà

Sara Murla is in charge of:

  • Corporate Communication eXit 
 
 
Silvia Juliana Oviedo

Silvia Juliana Oviedo is a PhD Student at the University of Girona in the MICELab research group.

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Roberto Petite

Roberto Petite is in charge of:

  • Management/Research assistant eXiT research group.
Jordi Poch

Jordi Poch is a collaborator (PhD) at the University of Girona in the GiLab research group.

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Carles Pous

Carles Pous received the degree in Telecommunication Engineer from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC,Spain) in 1993 and the PhD degree from the Universitat de Girona (UdG) in 2004. He is an associate professor at the UdG. His research is focused on the data mining techniques applied to energy efficiency, including data acquisition systems and wireless sensor networks. From 2009 to 2011 he co-directed the R&D&I department of Lafcarr Project & Design. In this period he gained experience in running real projects and transferring research results to exploitation. He is an IEEE member since 1992.

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Joan Puiggalí

Juan Puiggali is a collaborator professor at the University of Girona in the BCDS research group.

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Charrise Mary Ramkissoon

Charrise Mary Ramkissoon is a PhD Student at the University of Girona in the MICELab research group.

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Jaume Rigau

I'm doing my research within the Graphics and Imaging Laboratory in the Institut d'Informàtica i Aplicacions at the Universitat de Girona. My subgroup is specifically focused on the application of Information Theory in computer graphics. Until 2006, we worked mainly with the global illumination problem (radiosity and ray-tracing techniques). Since then, we have been studying problems related to imaging and shapes.

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Antonio Rodríguez

Antonio Rodríguez is a PhD Student at the University of Girona in the GiLab research group.

Yatzuki Luceno De Castilla Rosales

Yatzuki Luceno is a PhD student at the University of Girona in the BCDS research group.

Cristina Rubirola

Cristina Rubirola is in charge of:

  • Project administration and certification
  • Budget administration
Diego Fernando Rueda

Diego Fernando Rueda is a PhD student at the University of Girona in the BCDS research group.

Marc Ruiz

Marc Ruiz is a researcher at the University of Girona in the GiLAB research group.

Robert Rusek
Robert Rusek is a researcher (PhD) at the University of Girona in the eXiT research group.
Miquel Rustullet

Miquel Rustullet Reñé has been a Technical Industrial Electrical Engineer specializing in Industrial Electronics since 1985. He has been a professor at the University of Girona since 1992 and has a degree in University School since 1994. He has taught at the Polytechnic School of Engineering Studies Industrial and technical degrees, in subjects related to electronics, automation and control, facilities and technical office.

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Catherine Sauvaget

Catherine Sauvaget is a collaborator at the University of Girona in the GiLab research group.

Mateu Sbert

Mateu Sbert obtained a PhD in Computer Science at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia in 1997. He is a Professor at the University of Girona where he carries out R&D on the application of Monte Carlo, Integral Geometry and Information Theory techniques to Video Games, Medical Imaging, Global Illumination, Computational Aesthetics, Visualization, Shape Recognition and Viewpoint Selection.

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Caterina Maria Scoglio

Caterina Maria Scoglio is a collaborator (PhD) at the University of Girona in the BCDS research group.

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Lyvia Regina Biagi Silva
Lyvia Regina Biagi is a PhD Student at the University of Girona in the MICELab research group.
Josep Soler

Dr. Josep Soler is an associate professor in Computer Science at the University of Girona, Catalonia. He received a M.Sc. in Applied Physics (1980) at the UAB (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) and a Ph.D. in Computer Science at the UdG (Universitat de Girona  2010). His research is focused on the development of e-learning environments.

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Hendrys Tobar

Hendrys Tobar is a PhD student in Technology at University of Girona. He received his M.Sc. at the same University in 2013 and his Systems Engineering title at University of Cauca in 2010. His research is about the use of Augmented Reality Games for Learning. His experience includes Game Design and Development. He has designed a game for teaching maths using AR. And he has experience at teaching.

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Ferran Torrent

Ferran Torrent Fontbona is a PhD student in Artificial Intelligence at the University of Girona. He received an Electrical and Electronic Engineering degree (2011) at the Polytechnique University of Catalonia (UPC) and a M.Sc. in Industrial Data Processing, Automatic Control, Computing and Systems (2012) at the University of Girona. His research interests include: optimization methods, location-allocation problems, workflow scheduling and energy demand response methods under the smart grid new paradigm.

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Mery Uribe
Mery Yolima Uribe Rios is a Systems and Computing Engineer (2009) from the Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia and received her M.Sc. in Systems and Computing Engineer (2012) from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá-Colombia. Nowadays, she is a Ph.D. Student in the doctoral program in Technology at the University of Girona and is a researcher in the BCDS Group at the same university. Her research interests include: e-learning, adapting information, distributed systems and data networks, multi-agent systems and digital terrestrial television. She has been research assistent and teacher in both colombian universities named above.
Josep Vehí

Josep Vehí obtained a PhD in Industrial Engineering at the University of Girona in 1998. He is a Professor at the University of Girona where he carries out R&D on:

  • Interval methods for control
  • Modelling and control of biomedical systems
  • Robust and non-linear control
  • Fault detection and diagnosis for complex dynamic systems
  • Intelligent methods for structural assessment
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Mario Vila
Màrius Vila Durán is a Phd Student in Computer Science at the University of Girona. He received a Computer Science degree in 2008 and a M.Sc. degree in Industrial Computer Science and Automation in 2009 both at University of Girona. His research interest is focused on video and document processing and information theory.

 

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Pere Vilà

Associate professor in Computer Science at the University of Girona. He is a Computer Science Engineer (1997) from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia and he received a PhD in Computer Science (2004) at the University of Girona. His research interests include: new routing algorithms for Future Internet, network protection and robustness, complex networks, network management and control. He has authored or co-authored around 50 papers in his areas of interest, served as a member of program committee in several international conferences and as associate editor of International Journal of Communication Systems.

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Josep Xargayó
Lines of work:
 
- Measure of electrical and electronic variables.
- Quality of the electrical service.
- Power generation systems.
- MT and AT power lines.
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Pau Xiberta

Pau Xiberta is a PhD Student at the University of Girona in the GiLab research group.

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