Dr Antonio Lopez and Dr Sergio Escalera have received the “ICREA Academia” distinction for the second time

The Catalan Institute for Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) has awarded ICREA Acadèmia grants to 40 academic staff members from Catalan universities across various fields in its 2023 call. Among the awardees are Dr Antonio Lopez and Dr Sergio Escalera, both researchers at CVC, who previously received the grant in 2018 and have now renewed … Read more

Three CVC Doctors are recognized with a Pioneer Award 2023

Dr. Diego Velázquez, Dr. Shiqi Yang, and Dr. Mohamed Ali Souibgui, CVC alumni, have been recognized by the CERCA Institute – Centres de Recerca de Catalunya –, with a Pioneer Award for the commercial orientation of their theses. The tenth edition of the Pioneer Awards has recognized eight young researchers from different CERCA centers who … Read more

5 CVC Researchers Acknowledged Among the Most Cited Globally by the Stanford University Ranking

Stanford University, in collaboration with Elsevier-Scopus, has recently updated the results of the study of the most-cited authors in the world. This global ranking considered one of the most prestigious, is based on bibliometric information collected from the Scopus database (published by Elsevier), updated to the end of the citation year 2022, and includes the … Read more

ExperimentaAI project awarded the AI Dissemination Prize by the Catalan Association of Artificial Intelligence

The Catalan Association of Artificial Intelligence (ACIA) has awarded the “AI dissemination award” to the ExperimentAI project, a scientific dissemination initiative, coordinated by the CVC and co-funded by the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT) – Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities. This project aims to bring artificial intelligence and computer vision closer to … Read more

CVC Awarded COFUND Project to Integrate Postdoctoral Researchers into Catalonia’s Artificial Intelligence Research Ecosystem

COFUND; fellowships; postdoctoral program; AI

The Computer Vision Center (CVC) is one of the thirty beneficiaries of the COFUND grant awarded by Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) under the Horizon Europe program. The winning project, named Ramon Llull – AIRA Postdoctoral Program, stands as an international initiative set to grant 33 contracts to 13 leading Catalan institutions dedicated to research and … Read more

SEIO – Fundación BBVA 2023 Award

The study “Monitoring war destruction from space using machine learning”, in which the CVC researcher, Dr Joan Serrat, has participated, has been recognized in the 2023 edition of the Society of Statistics and Operations Research (SEIO) – BBVA Foundation Awards. The awarded work was conducted by Andre Groeger (Ramón y Cajal researcher at UAB), Hannes … Read more

Dr Gabriel Villalonga and Dr Sounak Day receive UAB’s PhD special award

Dr Gabriel Villalonga and Dr Sounak Dey have been awarded PhD Special Award by the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). This award recognizes the quality of their doctoral theses, which have made significant contributions and advancements in their respective fields. The UAB’s PhD special awards hold immense value within the university community, emphasizing the exceptional … Read more

Dr. Vacit Oğuz Yazıcı winner of the Pioneer Awards 2022

Dr. Vacit Oğuz Yazıcı, CVC alumni, has been recognised by the CERCA Institute – Centres de Recerca de Catalunya –, with a Pioneer Award for the commercial contribution of his thesis to the fashion industry. A research project that delves into the application of artificial intelligence (AI) for improving two different processes associated with image … Read more

5 CVC researchers, among the top 5.000 researchers in Spain and Spaniards abroad according to the CSIC ranking

The Spanish National Council of Scientific Research (CSIC) has released the new edition of its Researchers in Spain and Spaniards Abroad ranking. This 2023 edition places five CVC researchers among the top 5.000 Spanish and foreign research scientists who do research in Spanish organizations ranked according to their profile indicators in the Google Scholar database. … Read more

CVC has successfully renewed the accreditation “Excellence in HR” of the European Commission

CVC has successfully fulfilled the HRS4R accreditation renewal process. The “Excellence in Human Resources” seal is an accreditation awarded by the European Commission to institutions and research centres that excel in implementing good human resources practices.  The Human Resources Strategy for Researchers (HRS4R) supports institutions and research centers in implementing the European Charter & Code … Read more