Alberto Speranzon, Staff Research Engineer
United Technologies Research Center
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Seminar Series: 2012a Winter, CCDC Seminar
Date, Time, and Location: 01/13/2012 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm, Webb 1100
Title: UTRC's Autonomy Project: An Overview

In this talk I will give an overview of the current ongoing effort on developing autonomous intelligent vehicles at UTRC. Particular focus will be given to some novel algorithms that we have developed related to multi-vehicle search as well as navigation in GPS degraded/denied environments.

Speaker Biography:
Alberto Speranzon received a "Laurea" degree in Computer Engineering from University of Padova, Italy, in November 2000. In May 2006 he received a Ph.D. in Automatic Control from the School of Electrical Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. Between May 2006 to October 2006 he was post-doc at the same institute. Between November 2006 and August 2008 he was Marie Curie Research Fellow at Unilever R&D Port Sunlight, United Kingdom. During the period 2007 and 2008 he regularly visited the University of California at Berkeley, USA. Currently he is a senior scientist at United Technologies Research Center, East Hartford, CT, USA.