Giacomo Spampinato, Senior Lecturer


Born in Catania ITALY on 7th April 1975;10/2002 : Degree in Computer Science Engineering (Italian 5-years degree, equivalent to MSc);03/2006 PhD in in Electronic and Automation Engineering at University of Catania (Italy), focusing on biped walking robots;12/2006 - 10/2008 : Post Doc Researcher at the University of Catania, focusing on Industrial Robotics for welding.06/2011 : Lecturer in Robotics at Mälardalen University
- 3D Vision (monocular and stereo)- vSLAM, video based Simultaneous Localization and Mapping- Walking and running biped robots- Industrial robots design (serial and parallel kinematiks)
PhD students supervised as assistant supervisor:

Bhanoday Reddy Vemula
Jörgen Lidholm
Karl Ingström (former)

MSc theses supervised (or examined):
Thesis TitleStatus
Map building and gearshift strategy optimization for Volvo haulers
Dead reckoning and localization for underwater robots available
Design of a speed controller for electric motors available
Design of a wearable sensor system for 3D motion capture and stress assessment of upper limbs available
Simulation of adaptive locomotion patterns for the running robot Dasher available
Simulation of dynamic obstacle avoidance for autonomous vehicles using binocular vision and optical flow available
Simulation of locomotion patterns for the hybrid four-legged robot Roony in unstructured terrain available
Tele-manipulation using dual arms mobile robots for tele care in home environment available
Design of a control platform for the articulated robot Roony in progress
Fuel Optimization for ships with controllable pitch propeller (CPP) in progress
PATH CONTROL OF AN AUTOMATED HAULER in progress
3D Wireless inertial tracking & capture motion of industrial Robot with IMU finished
A simulation environment for automatic night driving and visual control finished
Actuator control using pre-calibrated force data on a quadrocopter finished
An Advanced High-Temperature Measurement Technology by the Optical Fiber Thermometer finished
AUTOMATIC BRAKING DISC ANALYSIS SYSTEM finished
Design and implementation of controller for robotic manipulators using Artificial Neural Networks finished
Design of Controller board for a Lunar Rover finished
Development and evaluation of a Kinect based Bin-Picking system finished
EXAMINE VISION TECHNOLOGY FOR SMALL OBJECT RECOGNITION IN AN INDUSTRIAL ROBOTICS APPLICATION finished
Extended Kalman ltration for attitude and orbital determination of satellites finished
Intuitiv styrning av ABB robot i simulerings miljön Robotstudio finished
Localization and Navigation System for an Autonomous Wheel Loader finished
Monocular Visual SLAM based on Inverse Depth Parametrization finished
Ocean Waves Estimation finished
Planar Robot Arm Modelling and Control finished
Robot Calibration based on Kinematic Couplings finished
Simplified Sensor System for an Intelligent Robotic Gripper finished
UAV visual servoing for autonomous ground vehicles in ROS simulation environment finished
Adaptive visual control of a 1dof electric transmission system on-hold
Object Detection for Robot@Home on-hold
Tool integration approach focusing on V&V aspects on-hold