New group of EMARO+ students


The next students from the EMARO+ master in advanced robotics have arrived and started their classes this week.

Interview: Artificial Intelligence Definition


As part of the Jaume I University program Vocabulari Cientific (Scientific Language), Professor Pobil gave an interview talking about Artificial Intelligence.

Paticipation in the Amazon Robotics Challenge 2017


A team from the RobInLab has competed with robotics teams from around the world in the Amazon Robotics Challenge (ARC 2017) held from July 27 to 30 in Nagoya, Japan, reaching the tenth position. We consider participation to be a success, not only because of the relative position, but also because of the learning experience it has meant for the EMARO+ master's degree students who have participated and for the laboratory researchers themselves.

Our picking task:

Beginning of the Amazon Robotics Challenge 2017


First official tests: 5!

Our team is already in Nagoya and is getting ready the robot. Tomorrow (27th) we willl do the first official tests!

Right now, some photos and one video:


We got our boxes...

Campus Cientificos 2017

[06-07-2017 to 24-08-2017]

Like last year, our group has participated in the Education Ministry initiative "Campus Cientificos", introducing a number of selected students to the field of robotics aas part of the project "MATEMATICAS + INFORMATICA: La suma de las matematicas y la informatica para encontrar soluciones".

Here we can see some photos of the activities.



PhD Position in Humanoid Perception for Manipulation


Call for a PhD position in Humanoid Perception for Manipulation at Jaume I University (UJI), Spain

ARC 2017 in the Spanish news


We have recently made some interviews for the media, with an apparition on the regional edition of RTVE 1.

"Sistemas Inteligentes" Students Firefighters Robots Final


Last friday was the final of the students competition of Firefighters Robots. Six teams formed by several students (3-4) of the subject "Sistemas Inteligentes" (Intelligent Systems) programmed a robot to move around a maze, find a fire (a small candle) and extinguish it.

We can see here a moment of the competition with Dr. Enric Cervera starting the countdown.

The final results were:

Chosen to participate in the 2017 Amazon Robotics Challenge


We have been one of the sixteen teams selected from all around the world to participate in the Amazon Robotics Challenge 2017 (ARC2017 which will take place in Nagoya, Japan, in conjunction with the RoboCup 2017 (

Talk from Dr. Marco Dorigo: "Introduction to Swarm Intelligence"

[28-04-2017 to 02-05-2017]

Dr. Marco Dorigo from Université Libre de Bruxelles will give several lectures on the subject "Introduction to Swarm Intelligence":

(photo of the first lecture, with Professor Angel del Pobil)