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Milena Jenić

Tim-Lucas Rabbel at FER

We are happy to announce that Tim-Lucas Rabbel, a master student at our WatchPlant partner University of Lübeck (now University of Konstanz) has joined us for 6 months internship at FER. He will work together with LARICS members at WatchPlant project on conducting experiments and developing new algorithms for sensor networking.  Project WatchPlant was presented at in the FER Open Day to future students and interested citizens. 

Milena Jenić

Annual award for the popularization of science to FER roboticist

Assoc. prof. Ph.D.Sc. Matko Orsag and postdoctoral, Ph.D. Frano Petric received the Annual Award for popularization and promotion of technical sciences in the field of robotics for 2021. In addition to significant scientific activity in the fields of robotics and automation, they are particularly active in the popularization and promotion of science and humanoid sciences. robotics.

Milena Jenić

LARICS at FER open day

On Saturday, November 26, 2022, the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing opened its doors to all those who are interested in scientific research, advanced technologies, and applications of these technologies in everyday life! Members of LARICS were also there showing a series of scientific research and projects. Among them were project WatchPlant, Hektor, and many others. A new project, Aerostream was also intorduced.  

Antonella Barišić

LARICS researcher Antonella Barisic presented at CCVW ‘22

Our researcher Antonella Barisic participated in the 10th Croatian Computer Vision Workshop (CCVW 2022) on October 19, 2022. She presented work on synthetic data in aerial object detection. The work was published in IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA -L) and presented at this year's ICRA conference in Philadelphia, USA. The paper is available on this link , and the video of the results can be found on our YouTube channel .

Tamara Petrović

AeroSTREAM Kick-off Meeting

On September 22, 2022, a successful kick-off meeting for the AeroSTREAM  project was held at the Hotel International in Zagreb. The AeroSTREAM project is a Horizon Europe project coordinated by UNIZG-FER and covers the field of aerial systems for forestry, agriculture and logistics. Project Officer Agne Dobranskyte-Niskota welcomed the attendees and wished us a successful project start. The consortium went through the work planned in work packages and prepared a plan for the first year.

Milena Jenić

LARICS researcher Marko Križmančić at ACM International Conference on Information Technology for Social Good (GoodIT) 2022

ACM International Conference on Information Technology for Social Good (GoodIT) 2022  was held on September 07 th  - 09 th  in Limassol, Cyprus. LARICS researcher  Marko Križmančić  attended the conference and presented the paper " Distributed Connectivity Control in Bio-Hybrid Wireless Sensor Networks " (Marko Križmančić, Tim-Lucas Rabbel, Eduard Buss, Mostafa Wahby, Heiko Hamann, Stjepan Bogdan). We are proud to announce that another paper, " PhytoNodes for Environmental Monitoring: Stimulus Classification based on Natural Plant Signals in an Interactive Energy-efficient Bio-hybrid System " (Eduard Buss, Tim-Lucas Rabbel, Viktor Horvat, Marko Krizmancic, Stjepan Bogdan, Mostafa Wahby, Heiko Hamann), presented by Eduard Buss and co-authored by LARICS members won the best paper award sponsored by MDPI “Sensors”. Congratulations!

Milena Jenić

Article published in IEEE Access

LARICS  PhD student Dario Stuhne published an article Design of a Wireless Drone Recharging Station and a Special Robot End Effector for Installation on a Power Line in scientific journal IEEE Access on 29 th of August 2022 .     D. Stuhne et al., "Design of a Wireless Drone Recharging Station and a Special Robot End Effector for Installation on a Power Line," in IEEE Access, vol. 10, pp. 88719-88737, 2022, doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2022.3201351. 

Milena Jenić

LARICS researchers at AeroStream Summer School 2022

Four LARICS researchers Jurica Goričanec, Lovro Marković Marijana Peti and Filip Zorić attended the AeroStream Summer School 2022  on multi robot systems held from 1 st to 4 th of August at Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic . A few lectures were from top academic researchers in the field of robotics, such as Anibal Ollero, Konstantinos Alexis, Martin Saska, etc. Each day a rich networking program was provided after the lectures in the form of social dinners and sightseeing trips.