Alexandre Bernardino

IST, AHA ERI PI

Prof. Alexandre Bernardino (PhD 2004) is an Associate Professor at the Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Senior Researcher at the Computer and Robot Vision Laboratory of the Institute for Systems and Robotics at IST, the faculty of engineering of Lisbon University. He has participated in several national and international research projects as principal investigator and technical manager. He published more than 40 research papers in peer-reviewed journals and more than one hundred papers on peer-reviewed conferences in the field of robotics, vision and cognitive systems. He is associate editor of the journal Frontiers in Robotics and AI and of major robotics conferences (ICRA, IROS). He has graduated six PhD students and more than 40 MSc students. He was co-supervisor of the PhD Thesis that won the IBM Prize 2014 and the supervisor of the Best Portuguese MSc thesis award of 2012. He is the current chair or the IEEE Portugal Robotics and Automation Chapter. His main research interests focus on the application of computer vision, machine learning, cognitive science and control theory to advanced robotics and automation systems.