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inLab FIB summary presentation and main research& innovation collaboration projects

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  1. 1. inLab FIBinlab.fib.upc.edu4-5 june 2012inLab FIBTechnical DirectorRosa-Maria Martín+34 93 401 77
  2. 2. inLab FIBinLab FIB is an innovation and research lab of the BarcelonaSchool of Informatics, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya -Barcelona Tech (UPC)Missions:• R+D multidisciplinary project development and transfer of knowledge to the society• A professional environment focused on training and developing the talent of our students: Talent training program• A learning lab specialized in informatics engineering2
  3. 3. inLab FIB• Formerly called LCFIB, inLab FIB has more than three decades of expertise in developing applications using the latest ICT technologies, collaborating in different research and innovation projects and creating customized solutions for public administrations, industry, large companies and SMEs.• Located in the International Campus of Excellence BKC (Barcelona Knowledge Campus)3
  4. 4. R + D Areas of expertiseinLab FIB integrates academic staff from different UPCdepartments and its own technical staff to provide solutions indifferent areas of expertise.4
  5. 5. Modeling, simulation & optimization• Event simulation applied to transport, manufacturing, logistics and other services• Industrial & logistics processes optimization• Social simulation• Emergency simulation• Energy efficiency simulation• Distributed systems• 3D visualization Microscopic simulation of passengers movements in the new terminal of the airport of Barcelona. AENA-INDRA5
  6. 6. Smart Cities• Energy efficient building (EeB) simulation• Contextual health-care and sports applications• Dynamic ridesharing• Public transport routing• Smart mobility• e-participation6
  7. 7. Mobile Apps and GIS• Mobile multimedia• Augmented Reality• Geolocation & tracking• Geographic Information System• Open Street Map• Contextual mobile applications Leading the Open Street Map initiative in the Catalonia Spanish region7
  8. 8. Collaborative Internet• e-participation• Social Media• Multimedia information systems• Security, authentication, single sign on and identity management• Accessibility• Social networks usage and integration into collaboration environments• SEO, SEM, SMO• Collaboration tools for software development e-Catalunya ( Social networks & web 2.0 collaborative tools Catalonia Government8
  9. 9. Data analysis and management• Open data• Data mining• Dashboards and Business Intelligence• Data and information analysis• Big data• Statistical methods for the measurement of intangibles Queries and large data matrix analysis for the Centre for Opinion Studies (CEO) of the Government of Catalonia9
  10. 10. IT learning environment & services• Computer labs & IT enabled learning spaces• e-learning & virtual campus environments• Mobileapps learning lab• Video life streaming, videoconferencing and audiovisual support• Active learning technologies• Information systems for the management of studies and other university processes• IT Help desk• Quality assurance systems10
  11. 11. IT infrastructure• Management of servers, operating systems, data bases, web servers, application servers• Local networks management• High availability environments• Security infrastructure management• Email, storage, printing• Servers and applications virtualization• Central management of desktops and workstations11
  12. 12. Members of Mobile apps, ICT & tourism groups12
  13. 13. Collaborative projects13 06/06/2
  14. 14. NZEB. Opti-Sim in Sustainability• Co-operative simulator for evaluation, analysis and optimization of sustainability (environmental, economic and social) in order to identify the best solutions for building design and construction of NZEB (Net Zero Energy Buildings)14
  15. 15. APP Rehab• Energy efficiency simulator (with web and Smartphone applications) for building rehabilitation.• It calculates demand and energy consumption of a building, the cost of its rehabilitation and its environmental impact.• A tool to detect the best building solutions for energy efficiency in each case of study.15
  16. 16. Analysis of energy consumption of the tram• Measure the energy consumption of a Barcelona tram• Evaluate the total savings that would result in no traffic light stops• Using tooPath tracking tool16
  17. 17. Energy consumption optimization• Improve energy efficiency in underground Manless Train Operation• Non linear optimization. Aprox. 7% energy saving• L9 is the first metro line without driver in Spain, and one of the largest and modern automatic line without driver of the World• C#, Visual Basic for Applications, CAD automation, Petri nets17
  18. 18. ALSTOM Project• Web application that allows the user to locate the position of all trains that are operating at a given moment.• Remote collection of train incidences, that are displayed in real time using a geographical map (OpenStreetMap) and a web browser.• It’s been used for early detection of incidences in AVE and AVANT trains and maintenance planning improvement.
  19. 19. Dynamic ridesharing • Point to point instant dynamic ridesharing • A pilot test is going on in a city in the Barcelona metropolitan area to share private vehicles to go to the train station located in the closest city. Users can demand the transport just a few minutes in advance. • It uses mobile technology and a tracking server. The main challenges of this project are not technological but related to social and security issues.19
  20. 20. City Walking: an app to improve Terrasa citizens health• A solution to promote sports among the population of Terrassa, to improve the health and avoid sedentary life of its citizens.• Walking routes are suggested to engage users depending on several parameters such as the distance or time users want to spend, their age, sex and other health parameters.• Provides geographic information and POIs of the city, as well as details of commerce and resources that can be Winner of Living Labs discovered along the way. Global Awards 2012 for the city of Terrassa• Walked routes can be shared with family or friends and may be available to health specialists so they can suggest new customized plans according to patients health.
  21. 21. Augmented reality in the Archeological Museum ofCatalonia• Mobile augmented reality application to allow visitors of Olèrdola Castle to discover in a free way around points of interest that show the history of the emplacement• Augmented reality, HTML521
  22. 22. e-Catalunya Project• Group collaboration, e-participation and social networking platform that enables the Catalonia Autonomic Government to offer collaborative portal services to different users and professional groups.• Combines powerful collaboration tools (wiki, blog) with more traditional tools (discussion forum, calendar, distribution list, file archive)• Selected for the European eGovernment Awards 2009 in the eGovernment enabling administrative efficiency and effectiveness category
  23. 23. MobileApps Learning Lab• Suite of services designed to facilitate and enhance learning of technologies associated with mobile applications.• Oriented to a community of students highly motivated towards mobile technologies and with excellent development skills• Public repository of mobile applications developed by FIB students as either course work or final projects.• Loan of mobile phones, access to developer programs• Access to public open data and platforms23
  24. 24. Skitrace & Sporttraces• Website and mobile apps for Android and iPhone able to track and follow a sportsperson in real time and share location with relatives and friends.• It provides information to competition organizers or sport facilities staff in order to improve security and organization.• SkiTraces• Sporttraces24
  25. 25. Simulation of the flow of a snow avalanche• Understand the dynamics of avalanches using dynamics models analyzed by experts• Simulation helps to minimize the risks• Microsoft Visual Studio, C++, DirectX, SDLPS, SDL specification, Visual Basic for applications25
  26. 26. RegControl: Planner of irrigation and validationmodule• RegControl® is a service that manages on-farm irrigation on behalf of farmers• Using advanced agricultural knowledge, state-specific parameterization and daily meteorological and field data, RegControl® optimizes the irrigation schedule, implements it, verifies the field results and notifies any anomalies• Metaheuristic local search algorithm, non linear optimization, C#26
  27. 27. ACA Project• Find out whether there was an increase or a decrease in consumption based on data provided by the ACA (the catalan water agency) – Provides information on whether consumption from the supply network for domestic use had decreased or increased in 26 municipalities in Catalonia – Analyzes the reasons for the decrease or increase in water consumption for domestic use – Recommends ways of facilitating the processing of data resulting from water rate invoices
  28. 28. Simulation of demographic evolution of a population• Highly scalable simulator to study the demographic evolution of a population and to reproduce the internal interactions among individuals.• It’s a tool to help in analysis and decision making processes for policy (for example in migration policies).• It uses agent-based modeling and supercomputing and can be applied and extended to other research areas such as economics, archeology, psychology or sociology.28
  29. 29. Development of a coils sequencing tool for flat steelfactories• Design of automatic sequences for a steel manufacturing plant• Problem classified as NP-hard combinatorial type• Improve the quality of the sequences, reduce errors and increase the flexibility of the workforce• Heuristic optimization29
  30. 30. Simulation and improvement of the intermediate storage of a printing company• Develop a simulation model to analyze the operation of intermediate storage of a large printing company, as it was identified as the bottleneck of the production plant.• Improve the efficiency of it by detecting, defining and implementing improvements in its management and / or operation.• Visual Basic for Applications, Real time Arena simulator 30
  31. 31. Simulation project of the new airport terminal inBarcelona• Study capacities and flows of the new airport terminal area• Allow setting adjustments in design or construction of the initial configuration of the processors of the new South terminal
  32. 32. Simulation of the implementation of a fleet of AGV inthe production plant• Integration of a fleet of automated guided vehicles (AGV)• Optimize movements in order to serve the planned daily production planning and to detect dead-locks points• Real time simulation embedded in the production system. The simulator has been used as a replacement of the real plant in order to test and improve the AGV mission and AGV control system32
  33. 33. Simulation of reception, expedition and pickingareas of a pharmaceutical products plant• Development of a detailed simulation model of some main processes in a pharmaceutical products plant, that was involved in deep structural changes due to the merge of different company activities.• Used a specific methodology, LeanSim, designed to create models for manufacturing and logistic system• C++, Delphi, DirectX, SDL specification33
  34. 34. Optimal design of sequences in multi-model carfactories• Solves the problem of the optimal input stream of cars on the painting plant• The optimal solutions maintains the stock of each car model at a desired level at the PBS and WBS buffer• Non linear optimization34
  35. 35. Simulation project to the SEAT factory in Martorell(Barcelona)• Simulation study to enable the assessment of new algorithms to optimize the process of vehicle lot sizing for painting booths P12 and P13 in the SEAT factory in Martorell• Design of an embedded simulation system to assess sequencing heuristics for lots of vehicles in the painting workshop• SDL specification, Generic LeanSim simulator, Office and Microsoft VBA35
  36. 36. Contact us +34 93 401 69 41 c/ Jordi Girona 1-3 Campus Nord. Edifici B6 08034 Barcelona Spain Twitter: @inLabFIB36