Daniela De Palma starts working at ISME
Daniela De Palma received the Bachelor Degree in Automation Engineering and the Master Degree in Automation Engineering from the University of Salento, Lecce, Italy, in 2005 and 2008, respectively. She worked as Instrumentation and Control Engineer (2009-2012) at the engineering company Maire Tecnimont S.p.A., and as Analyst Developer at United Nations (2012-2013).
From 2013 she was with the Department of Innovation Engineering at University of Salento, Lecce, Italy, as a Ph.D student, and she received the Ph.D. degree in Information Engineering in April 2017.
In October 2014 she has been at the Institute for Systems and Robotics, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal for a research visit.
From 2016 she is a research collaborator of the Interuniversity Center of Integrated Systems for the Marine Environment (ISME). She is currently a Post-Doctoral Researcher with the Department of Innovation Engineering at University of Salento, Lecce, Italy.
Her research interests include modeling, control, navigation, and guidance of autonomous robotic vehicles, parametric identification, observers and estimation theory, nonlinear control and marine robotics.
ROBUST Third Semester Meeting / First Review
The ROBUST third semester meeting and firs review was held at TWI Headquarters in Cambridge on 6-8 September 2017 with the participation of all the partners involved in the project. The participants obtained the project feedback from the project officer Veronique Woule Ebongue and the tecnical reviewer Dr. Joerg-Thomas VÖGELE.
Third ROBUST Newsletter Available
The third issue of the ROBUST project newsletter is now available to download from the project website newsletter.
ROBUST Project presented at EMRA
Graham Edwards from TWI presented the ROBUST project at EMRA’17 (Workshop on EU-Funded Marine Robotics and Applications) held in Girona (Spain).
Second ROBUST Newsletter Available
The second issue of the ROBUST project newsletter is now available to download from the project website newsletter.
ROBUST Second Semester Meeting
The ROBUST second semester meeting was held at Laser Zentrum Hannover Headquarters in Hannover on 1-2 March 2017 with the participation of all the partners involved in the project. The participants also visited NeoLase Headquarters.
First ROBUST Newsletter Available
The first issue of the ROBUST project newsletter is now available to download from the project website newsletter.
ROBUST First Semester Meeting
The ROBUST first semester meeting was held at GEOMAR Headquarters in Kiel on 5-6 July 2016 with the participation of all the partners involved in the project.
The first semester meeting tackled the following points:
- Creation of 2 discussions groups about LIBS development and AUV development
- Management presentation (TWI)
- Dissemination presentation (CORONIS)
- Technical discussion based on the conclusions of both LIBS and AUV development groups
ROBUST Kick-Off Meeting
The ROBUST project Kick-Off meeting was held at TWI Ltd Headquarters in Cambridge on 3 February 2016 with the participation of all the partners involved in the project.
The Kick-Off meeting tackled the following points:
1- Overall Presentation of the Project (by Dr. Elias Chatzidouros – ALS Marine)
2- Presentation of the partner companies
3- Technical presentations about the partner capabilities and the developments they are carrying out over the duration of the project
4- Financial presentation (by TWI)
5- The rest of the meeting was devoted to a high level discussion about the scenario of the deep sea bed exploration of manganese nodules as well as the development of the AUV and the LIBS system.