Antonella Barišić, M. Sc.
Ph.D. student, Researcher

Office: D building

Antonella Barišić, M. Sc. is a researcher and Ph.D. student at the University of Zagreb Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing (UNIZG-FER), and a visiting scholar at the University of New Mexico (UNM), New Mexico, USA. She obtained her Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology from UNIZG-FER in July 2019.

During her studies, she held various positions, such as team leader and project manager, in the student association eSTUDENT, where she supervised various projects and coordinated collaborations with industry and academic partners. In 2018, she became one of the first recipients of the Laboratory for Robotics and Intelligent Control Systems (LARICS) scholarship. In 2019, she was awarded with the Rector’s Award for Individual Scientific Work.  Her research interests lie at the intersection of robotics, computer vision, and deep learning. She is passionate about developing intelligent robotic systems that can understand their environment.

As part of the LARICS team, she was responsible for Challenge 1 of the MBZIRC 2020 international robotics competition. She worked on the EU-funded projects EKOKOMVOZ and VirtualUAV. Currently, she is a research lead at UNM for the Mobile Adaptive/Reactive Counter Unmanned Aerial System (MARCUS) project, funded by NATO Science for Peace and Security.