Antoni Grau

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

Antoni Grau received the MS and PhD degrees in computer science from the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC), Barcelona, Spain, in 1990 and 1997, respectively. He is currently a Professor at the Department of Automatic Control, UPC, also giving lectures on computer vision, digital signal processing and robotics at the School of Informatics of Barcelona (FIB) and the College of Industrial Engineering of Barcelona (EEBE). He lectures computer vision at the Robotics and Vision Master at BarcelonaTech. Dr. Grau is the Director of the 'Control Engineering and Industrial Automation” postgraduate course. He is the co-author of a series of three books on programmable logic controllers and industrial communications. He also co-authored the book 'Education for the Sustainability in Automatic Control”. He is the author of more than 240 published papers. His research areas are computer vision, pattern recognition, robotics, factory automation and education on sustainable development. Dr. Grau is a member of the International Association for Pattern Recognition and the International Federation of Automatic Control. He chaired several international conferences. He is also a member of IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IEEE-IES), co-chairing the Technical Subcommittee 'FA11: Intelligent and Cooperative Robotics”. He serves as Associated Editor of the Transactions on Industrial Informatics journal.

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