Manuel Alejandro Ruiz Garcia

Manuel Alejandro Ruiz Garcia image
Contact and personal infos: Advisor:  Fiora Pirri
Research Area:
Robotics perception and control.
Embedded perceptive devices providing innovative technological enlargements for robotics design, control and planning.

Participation to PhD school
DescriptionExternal siteYear
International Computer Vision Summer School Sicily, Italy
Organized by:
  • Prof. Roberto Cipolla
  • Prof. Sebastiano Battiato
  • Prof. Giovanni Maria Farinella
Sliding Mode Control Spring School Aussois, France
Organized by:
  • Prof. Bernard Brogliato (Inria, BIPOP)
  • Prof. Sophie Azzaro (Inria)
  • Prof. Diane Courtiol (Inria)
36th International Summer School of Automatic Control Grenoble, France.
Organized by:
  • Prof. John-Jairo Martinez
  • Prof. Didier Theilliol
Regularized Method for Machine Learning Summer School Genoa, Italy Organized by:
  • Prof. Francesca Odone
  • Prof. Lorenzo Rosasco
CITEC Summer School on Adaptive Systems Bielefeld, Germany
Organized by:
  • Prof. Thomas Schack
3rd Computational Systems Biology School Rome, Italy
Organized by:
  • Prof. Pasquale Palumbo
Participation to national and international research projects
DescriptionExternal siteYear
TRADR project
Long-term human-robot teaming for robot assisted disaster response
EU FP7 ICT 609763
NIFTI project
Natural human-robot cooperation in dynamic environments
EU FP7 ICT 247870
Long stay visiting research periods
DescriptionExternal siteYear
Visiting PhD student
Robotics, Perception and Real Time Group (RoPeRT), University of Zaragoza, Spain.
Supervisor: Prof. Ana Cristina Murillo.
Visiting PhD student
Robotics, Perception and Learning lab (RPL), KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden.
Supervisor: Prof. Petter Ögren.

Title Autor(s) Published in Year
1Terrain contact modeling and classification for ATVsM. Gianni, M. Ruiz, F. Ferri, F. PirriIEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)2016
2MIOM: a mixed-initiative operational model in urban search and rescueM. Gianni, F. Nardi, F. Ferri, F. Cantucci, M. Ruiz, K. Pushparaj, F. Pirri18th International Conference on Control, Automation and Robotics (ICCAR)2016
3Learning the dynamics of articulated tracked vehiclesM. Gianni, M. Ruiz, F. Pirri18th International Conference on Control, Automation and Robotics (ICCAR)2016
4Point cloud structural parts extraction based on segmentation energy minimizationB. Cafaro, F. Pirri, M. Ruiz, V. Ntouskos, I. AzimiInternational Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications (GRAPP)2015
5Dynamic contact sensing for articulated tracked vehiclesM. Gianni, M. Ruiz, F. PirriIn Proceedings of the RSS 2015 Workshop on Learning for Visual and Tactile Interaction2015
6Component-wise modeling of articulated objectsV. Ntouskos, M. Sanzari, B. Cafaro, F. Nardi, F. Natola, F. Pirri, M. RuizIn Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV)2015
7Disaster scene partial reconstruction driven by attentive search of an operator wearing the gaze machineF. Pirri, B. Cafaro, V. Ntouskos, M. RuizIn Proceedings of the Intelligent Robots and Computer Vision XXXI: Algorithms and Techniques Conference2014
8Terrain traversability in rescue environmentsB. Cafaro, M. Gianni, F. Pirri, M. Ruiz, A. SinhaProceedings of the 11th IEEE International Symposiumon Safety, Security and Rescue Robotics (SSRR)2013