Lluís Ros

Current project

Kinodynamic Planning of Energy-efficient and Agile Robot Motions
Period: 01-2018 / 12-2020
IPs: Lluís Ros and Federico Thomas

Funded by: Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovación, y Universidades (ref. DPI2017-88282-P)
Developed at: Institut de Robòtica i Informàtica Industrial (CSIC-UPC)
Funding obtained: 125.000 Euros
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Previous projects

Control strategies for a cable-driven robot for low-gravity simulation
Period: 01-2015 / 12-2018
IP: Josep M. Porta and Federico Thomas
Funded by: Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (ref. DPI2014-57220-C2-2-P)
Developed at: Institut de Robòtica i Informàtica Industrial (CSIC-UPC)
Funding obtained: 75.000 Euros
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An Extension of Branch-and-Prune Techniques for Motion Analysis and Synthesis of Complex Robotic Systems
Period: 01-2011 / 12-2014
IP: Lluís Ros
Funded by: Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovación, y Universidades (ref. DPI2017-88282-P)
Developed at: Institut de Robòtica i Informàtica Industrial (CSIC-UPC)
Funding obtained: 75.000 Euros
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Analysis and Motion Planning of Complex Robotic Systems
Period: 10-2007 / 12-2010
IP: Lluís Ros

Funded by: Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia (ref. DPI2007-60858)
Developed at: Institut de Robòtica i Informàtica Industrial (CSIC-UPC)
Funding obtained: 218.000 Euros
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Electric Incidence Supervisory and Scheduling Application
Period: 01-2007 / 12-2010
IP: Jordi Riera
Funded by: Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia, CENIT Programme
Partners: IRI and SITEL S.A, as part of a larger consortium

Funding obtained: 250.000 Euros

Reconstruction and Motion Analysis of Large Robotic and Biochemichal Structures
Period: 01-2007 / 12-2008
IP: Josep M. Porta
Funded by: Comunitat de Treball dels Pirineus / Generalitat de Catalunya
Partners: GMR group (at IRI, Barcelona) and Robotics and Interactions group (at LAAS, Toulouse)
Funding obtained: 30.000 Euros

Path planning algorithms for robotic systems of arbitrary architecture

Period: 01-2005 / 12-2007
Co-IPs: Lluís Ros, Josep M. Porta and Viorela Ila
Funded by: Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia (ref. DPI2004-07358)

Developed at: Institut de Robòtica i Informàtica Industrial (CSIC-UPC)
Funding: 180.000 Euros
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Algorithms of Distance Geometry with Applications to Kinematics and Proteomics
Period: 01-2004 / 12-2004
IP: Lluís Ros
Funded by: Ministerio de Ciencia y Tecnología (ref.: TIC2003-03396)

Developed at: Institut de Robòtica i Informàtica Industrial (CSIC-UPC)
Funding: 12.000 Euros
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A Wrench-Sensitive Touchpad
Period: 01-2004 / 11-2004
Context: Subproject of the CERTAP project “Estació multibraç per al muntatge de petits elements electromecànics"
Funded by: Generalitat de Catalunya
Developed at: Centre de Referència en Tècniques Avançades de la Producció
Funding: 12.000 Euros
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A path planner for cooperating robots
Period: 01-2004 / 11-2004
Context: Subproject of the CERTAP project “Estació multibraç per al muntatge de petits elements electromecànics"
Funded by: Generalitat de Catalunya
Developed at: Centre de Referència en Tècniques Avançades de la Producció
Funding: 12.000 Euros
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Analysis of the REDESA-ENHER Load Flow for Electric Distribution Networks
Period: 03-1999 / 05-1999
Funded by: REDESA-ENHER (ref.: UPC-CTT-C3953)
Funding: 6.000 Euros
Developed at: Institut de Robòtica i Informàtica Industrial (CSIC-UPC)


Previous projects participated

Isolating configuration spaces of polycyclic robots and molecules by extended bound smoothing
Period: 01-2005 / 12-2007
Funded by: Barcelona Supercomputing Center
Developed at: Barcelona Supercomputing Center
Project leader: Josep M. Porta
Funding: Permanent access to the MareNostrum supercomputer.
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Resolution of Kinematic Equations for Mechanism Simulation, Object Positioning, and Molecular Conformation
Period: 01-2000 / 12-2003
Funded by: Spanish Ministry of Education and Science (ref.: TIC-2000-0696)
Developed at: Institut de Robòtica i Informàtica Industrial (CSIC/UPC)
Project Leader: Federico Thomas
Funding: 6.440.000 pts
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Robot workspace analysis and applications
Period: 01-2001 / 12-2002
Funded by:  Acción integrada Spanish CSIC - Italian CNR
Developed at: Universitá degli Studi di Cassino and Institut de Robòtica i Informàtica Industrial (CSIC-UPC)
Project leaders: Marco Ceccarelli y Federico Thomas
Funding: Two research stays in Italy and Spain

Constraint Solving in Robotics and Resource Management
Period: 08-2000 / 01-2001
Funding: Spanish Ministry of Education and Science (ref.: TAP-99-1086-C03-01)
Developed at: Institut de Robòtica i Informàtica Industrial (CSIC-UPC)
Project leader: Carme Torras
Funding: 14.000.000 pts

Algorithms for Handling Non-Uniform Rational B-Splines
01-1999 / 06-1999
Funded by: SENER S.A.. Ref.: UPC-CTT-C3090
Developed at: Department of Software (UPC)
Project leader: Àlvar Vinacua
Funding: 3.000.000 pts

Analysis of Spatial Constraints and its Application to Mechanical Design and Robot Simulation
01-1997 / 01-1999
Funded by: Spanish Ministry of Education and Science (ref.: TIC96-0721-C02-01)
Developed at: Institut de Robòtica i Informàtica Industrial (CSIC/UPC)
Project leader: Federico Thomas
Funding: 10.000.000 pts

Advanced Systems for Non-linear Control
01-1995 / 12-1996
Funded by: Spanish Ministry of Education and Science (ref.: TAP94-0552-C03)
Developed at: Institut de Cibernètica (UPC/CSIC)
Project leader: Jordi Riera
Funding: 48.000.000 pts

Constraint Logic for Operational Control of Water Systems (CLOCWiSe)
Period: 09-1995 / 12-1995
Funded by: European Innovation Programme, DG XIIII D-4, WL-Delft Hydraulics, and Lyonnaise des Eaux
Reference: IN10316I [CTT E-0378]
Developed at: Institut de Cibernètica (UPC/CSIC)
Project leader: Jordi Riera
Funding: 179.392 ECU (UPC)
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Planning Activities on Networks (PlaNets)
Period: 06-1993 / 12-1995
Funded by: ENHER S.A. with UPC's reference CTT-UPC-C-2329
Developed at: Institut de Cibernètica (UPC/CSIC)
Project leader: Jordi Riera
Funding: 20.000.000 pts
Awards: 1st Technology Transfer Award of the UPC, may 1996
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