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Study at the UdG

Description of the programme

Doctoral Programme in Technology ( 2014-2015)

Research lines

1. Computer vision and robotics:

  • Mobile Robots
  • Underwater vision and robotics
  • Image Analysis. Segmentation, detection and object recognition
  • 3D perception

Researchers potential doctoral thesis directors: Dr Joan Batlle Grabulosa, Dr Marc Carreras Pérez, Dr Xavier Cufí Solé, Dr Jordi Freixenet Bosch, Dr Joan Martí Bonmatí, Dr Robert Martí Marly, Dr Rafael García Campos, Dr Marta Peracaula Bosch, Dr Pere Ridao Rodríguez, Dr Joaquim Salvi Mas, Dr Xavier Lladó Bardera, Dr Josep Forest Collado, Dr Nuno Gracias, Dr Laszlo Neumann

 

UdG research group:

- Computer Vision and Robotics (VICOROB)

 

Consolidated research group (recognized by the Catalan government):

2014 SGR 810 - Grup d'Investigació en Robòtica i Visió Submarina (CIRS)

 

Official UdG masters to access to the Doctoral Programme:

- Erasmus Mundus European Masters in Vision and Robotics (VIBOT)

- Joint Master in Computer Vision and Robotics (VICOT)

- Master in Smart Cities

- Master in Industrial Engineering

- Master in Computer Engineering

- Master in Smart Healthcare

 

 

2. Network- and agent-based information systems

  • Control and Management of Quality of Service networks
  • Distributed Systems
  • Adaptative Hipermedia Systems
  • Development and analysis of Artificial Intelligence (AI) techniques with multiagent systems
  • Research on physical agents

Researchers potential doctoral thesis directors: Dr Josep Lluís Marzo Lázaro, Dr Ramon Fabregat Gesa, Dr Pere Vilà Talleda, Dr Eusebio Calle Ortega, Dr Teo Jové Lagunas, Dr Josep Lluís de la Rosa Esteva

 

UdG research groups:

- Comunications and Distributed Systems (BCDS), GRCT0040

- Agents Research Lab (ARLAB, GRCT0069)

 

Consolidated research group (recognized by the Catalan government):

2014 SGR 1052 Smart IT Engineering and Solutions (SITES)

 

Official UdG masters to access to the Doctoral Programme:

Master in Smart Cities

Master in Industrial Engineering

Master in Computer Engineering

Master in Smart Healthcare

 

3. Control engineering and intelligent systems

  • Data driven methods for decision support and monitoring
  • Distributed systems, scheduling and resource optimisation
  • Modelling, identification and control of complex systems
  • Model-based fault detection and diagnosis in dynamic systems
  • Methods and tools based on interval analysis
  • Artificial pancreas: Modelling and control of glucose metabolism
  • Smartcities and Smart grids

Researchers potential doctoral thesis directors: Dr Joaquim Amengol Llobet, Dr Joan Colomer Llinàs, Dr Sergi Herraiz Jaramillo, Dr Joaquim Meléndez Frigola, Dr Ningsu Luo Ren,  Dr Josep Vehí CasellasDr Josep Lluís de la Rosa Esteva, Dr Beatriz López Ibáñez, Dr Carles Pous Sabadí, Dr M. Lluïsa Marsal Llacuna

 

UdG research group:

- Modal Intervals and Control Engineering (MICE, GRCT0040)

- Control Engineering and Intelligent Systems (EXIT, GRCT0041)

- Agents Research Lab (ARLAB, GRCT0069)

 

Consolidated research group (recognized by the Catalan government):

2014 SGR 1052 Smart IT Engineering and Solutions (SITES)

 

Official UdG masters to access to the Doctoral Programme:

Master in Smart Cities

Master in Industrial Engineering

Master in Computer Engineering

Master in Smart Healthcare

 

4. Computation:

  • Global illumination algorithms for virtual environments (videogames, animation, interior design, architectonic environments)
  • Videogames: improvement in graphic realism, application to virtual reality and simulation, and virtual scenarios for cinema and broadcasting 
  • Medical imaging: Investigate efficient solutions to resolve technical and clinical problems by developing new tools to support diagnosis    
  • Scientific visualization: visualization and simplification techniques to explore 3D models with medical, molecular and financial data
  • Viewpoint selection: objects selection applied to the quality measurement acquisition of a point of view, information and mesh saliency, just as descriptors form to calculate the similarity between objects of large databases. 
  • Computational aesthetics: aesthetics measures to quantify order, complexity and information in images, paintings and sculptures.  
  • Computational geometry
  • Procedural modelling
  • Real-time rendering
  • Material appearance modelling
  • Light Transport Simulation
  • Computational Photography
  • Inverse Rendering problems
  • Geometry processing.

Researchers potential doctoral thesis directors: Dr Xavier Pueyo Sandez, Dr Ignacio Martín Campos, Dr Imma Boada Oliveras, Dr Miquel Feixas Feixas, Dr Mateu Sbert Casasayas, Dr Francisco Castro Villegas, Dr Joan Antoni Sellarès Chiva, Dr Gustavo Patow 

 

UdG research group:

- Graphics and Imaging Laboratory GRCT0081

- Geometry and Graphics Group GRCT0082

 

Consolidated research group (recognized by the Catalan government):

2014 SGR 1232 - Gràfics i Imatge

 

Official UdG masters to access to the Doctoral Programme:

Master in Smart Cities

Master in Industrial Engineering

Master in Computer Engineering

Master in Smart Healthcare

 

5. Natural fibre and polymeric material technology

  • Paper Technology
  • Paper Recycling
  • Cellulosic pulp
  • Natural fibres as reinforcement in composite materials
  • Cel.lulòsic nanomaterials .
  • Preparation of polymeric biomaterials for their use in tissue engineering 

Researchers potential doctoral thesis directors: Dr Pere Mutjé Pujol, Dr M. Àngels Pèlach Serra, Dr Fabiola Vilaseca Morera, Dr José Alberto Méndez González, Dr Pere Roura Grabulosa, Dr Jordi Farjas Silva, Dr. Gerard Arbat Pujolràs

UdG research group:

- LEPAMAP (GRCT76) 

 

Consolidated research group (recognized by the Catalan government): 2014 SGR 1652 - Laboratori d'Enginyeria Paperera i Materials Polímers (LEPAMAP)

 

6. Food Technology:

  • Development of functional and nutritional food ingredients from porcine blood
  • Genetically Modified (GM) plants: characterization, traceability and co-existence; transgene unintended effects and production of antimicrobial peptides in plant biofactories 
  • IRTA

Researchers potential doctoral thesis directors: Dr Carme Carretero Romay, Dr Dolors Parés Oliva, Dr Maria Pla de Solà Morales, Dr Elena Saguer Hom, Dr Mònica Toldrà Alegret, Dr Anna Nadal Matamala, Dr Teresa Aymerich Calvet, Dr Margarita Garriga Turon, Dr Josep Comaposada Beringues, Dr Anna Jofré Fradera, Dr Pere Gou Boto, Dr Maria Hortòs Bahí, Dr Elena Fulladosa Tomàs, Dr José A. García-Regueiro, Dr Massimo Castellari, Dr Emma Fàbrega Romans, Dr Maria Font, Dr M. Àngels Oliver, Dr Xavier Serra

 

UdG research group:

GRCT49

 

Consolidated research group (recognized by the Catalan government): 2014 SGR 697 - Millora de la qualitat i seguretat en producció vegetal i d'ingredients alimentaris (Mi

 

Official UdG masters to access to the Doctoral Programme:

- Master in Food Biotechnology-INTEA

- Joint Master in Integrated Pest Management

 

7. Reproduction Biotechnology:

  • Sperm cryopreservation
  • Analysis of sperm quality
  • Determination of pathogenesis in semen samples
  • Traceability and kinship tests 
  • Assisted reproduction techniques

Researchers potential doctoral thesis directors: Dr Sergi Bonet Marull, Dr M. Dolors Briz GonzálezDr Silvia Sancho Badell

 

UdG research group:

- GRCT006

 

Consolidated research group (recognized by the Catalan government):2014 SGR 1230 - Biotecnologia de la Reproducció

 

Official UdG masters to access to the Doctoral Programme:

- Master in Food Biotechnology-INTEA

Joint Master in Integrated Pest Management

 

8. Plant Pathology:

  • Epidemiology and plant disease control
  • Microbial biopesticides for plant disease control and biofertilizers
  • Novel active ingredients for plant disease control

Researchers potential doctoral thesis directors: Dr Emili Montesinos Seguí, Dr Anna Bonaterra Carreras, Dr Isidre Llorente Cabratosa, Dr Esther Badosa Romaño, Dr Jesús Manuel Francés Ortega, Dr Concepció Moragrega García, Dr Jordi Cabrefiga Olamendi, Mrs L. Ruz Estevez

 

UdG research group:

- GRCT46

 

Consolidated research group (recognized by the Catalan government):2014 SGR 697 - Millora de la qualitat i seguretat en producció vegetal i d'ingredients alimentaris (MiQuSe)

 

Official UdG masters to access to the Doctoral Programme:

- Master in Food Biotechnology-INTEA

 

9. Mechanics of materials and structures:

  • Construction technologies and sustainability
  • Numerical and experimental analisys of materials and structures 
  • Composite materials for aeronautic structures: advanced simulation and experimental characterization

Researchers potential doctoral thesis directors: Dr Lluís Torres Llinàs, Dr Josep Costa Balanzat, Dr Joan Andreu Mayugo Majó, Dr Norbert Blanco Villaverde, Dr Albert Turon Travesa, Dr Josep Vehí Casellas (*), Dr Ningsu Luo Ren (*), Dr Daniel Trías Mansilla, Dr Miguel Ángel Chamorro Trenado, Dr Xavier Cahís Carola, Dr Pere Maimí Vert, Dr Jordi Renart Canalias, Dr Cristina Barris Peña, Dr Marta Baena Muñoz, Dr Emilio Vicente González Juan    

 

UdG research group:

- AMADE (GRCT64)

 

Consolidated research group (recognized by the Catalan government):2014 SGR 1519 - Anàlisi i Materials Avançats per al Disseny Estructural (AMADE)

 

Official UdG masters to access to the Doctoral Programme:

- Master in Mechanics of Materials and Structures (MMS)

  

10. Statistical and logical methods in technological applications

  • Statistical Analysis of Compositional Data
  • Design and analysis of surveys
  • Computers Logic Applications
  • Design and analysis of surveys
  • Automathic deduction
  • Constraint Programming

Researchers potential doctoral thesis directors: Dr José Antonio Martín Fernández, Dr Santi Thió Fernández de Henestrosa, Dr Josep Daunis Estadella, Dr Miquel Bofill Arasa, Dr Mateu Villaret Ausellé 

 

UdG research group: GRCT35, GRCT38

Consolidated research group (recognized by the Catalan government):2014 SGR 551 - Compositional and Spatial Data Analysis (COSDA)

 

Official UdG masters to access to the Doctoral Programme:

Master in Smart Cities

Master in Industrial Engineering

Master in Computer Engineering

Master in Smart Healthcare

 

11. Technological Innovation in Production Systems

  • Manufacturing systems characterization
  • Design methodologies
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Quality Management
  • Operations management & Supply chain management 
  • Process planning.

Researchers potential doctoral thesis directors: Dr Joaquim de Ciurana Gay, Dr M. Lluïsa Garcia-Romeu, Dr Rudi de Castro Vila, Dr Martí Casadesús Fa,

 

UdG research group:

- Grup de Investigación en Enginyeria de Procés, Producte y Producción . GREPP

 

Consolidated research group (recognized by the Catalan government): 2014 SGR 868 - Grup de recerca en innovació tecnològica al sistema productiu (GITASP)

 

Official UdG masters to access to the Doctoral Programme:

- Business innovation and technology management (BITM)

Master in Industrial Engineering

Master in Computer Engineering

- Master in Product Design Engineering

 

12. Energetic and Fluids engineering:

  • Engineering and irrigation management
  • Transport phenomena in fluids engineering 
  • Complex systems and biophysics
  • Flame'spread in solid and gaseous combustibles

Researchers potential doctoral thesis directors: Dr Francesc Ramirez de Cartagena Bisbe, Dr Joaquim Fort Viader, Dr Antoni Pujol Sagaró

 

Consolidated research group (recognized by the Catalan government): 2014 SGR 868 - Grup de recerca en innovació tecnològica al sistema productiu (GITASP)

 

Official UdG masters to access to the Doctoral Programme:

Master in Smart Cities

 

 

(*) These researchers are involved in more than one line of research