The following are current projects at ARVIS

EU CHIST-ERA InDex Project (2019-2022)
Robot In-hand Dexterous manipulation by extracting data from human manipulation of objects to improve robotic autonomy and dexterity (total award €1.2 million, €441k to Aston, funded by EPSRC). Consortium: Aston University (UK), Sorbonne University (FR), Technical University Wien (AT), University of Genoa (UniGe), University of Tartu (UT).

Co-ordinator: Dr. Diego R. Faria

Co-I: Dr. George Vogiatzis

Sim2Real (2019-2020 funded by The Royal Society)

From Simulation to Real Robotic Application using Deep Reinforcement Learning and Knowledge Transfer.

Co-ordinator: Dr Diego Faria

Visual Perception for Autonomous Vehicles (2020 – 2022)

KTP – Innovate UK with RDM Automotive (Aurrigo) UK – £200K.

Co-ordinators: Dr Diego Faria and Dr George Vogiatzis

Combining NLP and Image/Vision Processing for Multimedia Retrieval

Knowledge Transfer Partnership, KTP-UK scheme in collaboration with True212 Ltd.

Engagement through AI-based Interactive Games: Neurocognitive training for children with learning difficulties 

Collaboration with Londrina State University (UEL), Brazil (2019-2020). Funding source: Mobility through Newton Fund / CONFAP-Brazil

Stepping-stones to Transhumanism: Merging EMG and EEG signals to control a low-cost robotic hand for academia.

Collaboration with Federal University of Parana (UFPR), Brazil (2018-2020) & Ingeniarius Ltd (Portugal).


Read the results of our work as conference papers, journal articles, and book chapters.