Connaught AutomotiveResearch (CAR) Groupwww.car.nuigalway.ieDr. Martin GlavinConnaught Automotive Research GroupElectrical...
Some background Connaught Automotive Research (CAR) Group  formally established in 2005   Directors: Dr. M. Glavin & Dr....
New Engineering Building   Opened in July 2011   14,000 m2, costing €40m approx.   Offices, labs, lectures, meetings, c...
Brief Resumé: Dr. Martin Glavin BE in Electronic Engineering, NUI Galway PhD in Electronic Engineering, NUI Galway     ...
Brief Resumé: Dr. Edward Jones Current Position: Lecturer in Electronic Engineering,   and Vice-Dean, College of Engineer...
Key Applications (“Functionality”) Image “Producers”:   Lens calibration and correction   Image/video quality   Shadow...
Key Expertise (“Technology”) DSP Algorithm Development Implementation of DSP Algorithms   Programmable Microprocessors/...
Current Status 6 current PhD researchers   5 co-funded by Valeo (IRCSET-EPS & direct)   1 co-funded by Intel (IRCSET-EP...
Formula for Success CAR Group fills a need Training of Researchers   Industry collaboration in projects – relevance Em...
Future Directions/Opportunities Will continue to work with Valeo (key partner)   Open to other complementary partnership...
Contact Details Dr. Martin Glavin   T: +353 91 492035   E: martin.glavin@nuigalway.ie   W: http://www.eee.nuigalway.ie...
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Martin Glavin - CAR group NUI Galway

  1. 1. Connaught AutomotiveResearch (CAR) Groupwww.car.nuigalway.ieDr. Martin GlavinConnaught Automotive Research GroupElectrical & Electronic EngineeringNational University of Ireland, Galway30 August 2011
  2. 2. Some background Connaught Automotive Research (CAR) Group formally established in 2005  Directors: Dr. M. Glavin & Dr. E. Jones Located in newly-completed Engineering Building at NUI Galway
  3. 3. New Engineering Building Opened in July 2011 14,000 m2, costing €40m approx. Offices, labs, lectures, meetings, canteen Largest Engineering School in Ireland
  4. 4. Brief Resumé: Dr. Martin Glavin BE in Electronic Engineering, NUI Galway PhD in Electronic Engineering, NUI Galway  Advanced Equalisation Techniques for High-Speed Datacommunications Lecturer in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, NUI Galway Research Interests  Image Processing for automotive applications  Biomedical Signal Processing  Embedded Systems Applications
  5. 5. Brief Resumé: Dr. Edward Jones Current Position: Lecturer in Electronic Engineering, and Vice-Dean, College of Engineering & Informatics Industry Experience  R&D Lead for DSL Technology, Toucan Technology Ltd.  Leader, DSP Development, PMC-Sierra Inc.  Senior DSP Architect, Innovada Ltd.,  Wireless DSP Consultant, Duolog Technologies Ltd. Research Interests  Image Processing  Speech and Audio Processing  Biomedical Signal Processing
  6. 6. Key Applications (“Functionality”) Image “Producers”:  Lens calibration and correction  Image/video quality  Shadow Removal  Communications Image “Consumers”:  Object detection (vehicles and pedestrians)  Situational awareness Related work in Automotive Audio Quality
  7. 7. Key Expertise (“Technology”) DSP Algorithm Development Implementation of DSP Algorithms  Programmable Microprocessors/DSPs  Field Programmable Gate Arrays Communications Systems (with L. Kilmartin) Transfer algorithms in high-level languages to laboratory prototypes  OpenCV: “Open-source Computer Vision”
  8. 8. Current Status 6 current PhD researchers  5 co-funded by Valeo (IRCSET-EPS & direct)  1 co-funded by Intel (IRCSET-EPS) Projects in:  Real-time pedestrian and vehicle detection  Distance determination  Automotive Ethernet  Automotive image/video quality assessment
  9. 9. Formula for Success CAR Group fills a need Training of Researchers  Industry collaboration in projects – relevance Employment for PhD/MEngSc graduates in Valeo Well-defined and Agreed Deliverables Trust  It takes time to build …
  10. 10. Future Directions/Opportunities Will continue to work with Valeo (key partner)  Open to other complementary partnerships Future funding opportunities  National and European  Support from automotive OEMs
  11. 11. Contact Details Dr. Martin Glavin  T: +353 91 492035  E: martin.glavin@nuigalway.ie  W: http://www.eee.nuigalway.ie/Staff/mglavin.html Dr. Edward Jones  T: +353 91 492720  E: edward.jones@nuigalway.ie  W: http://www.eee.nuigalway.ie/Staff/ejones.html

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