Intelligent Systems LabUniversidad Carlos III de Madrid


Prof. Dr. José María Armingol Moreno

jose maria armingol

Position: Professor

Email: armingol [at]

Telephone: +34 916 24 5926

Address: Calle Butarque 15, 28911 Leganés, Madrid

Office: 1.3.B10

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Brief Bio

Professor of Robotics and Automation at Intelligent Systems Laboratory (Carlos III University). José María Armingol received his Ph.D. in Automation from the Universidad Carlos III of Madrid in 1997. His research interest focus on Computer Vision, Image Processing and Real-Time Systems applied to Intelligent Transportation Systems. He is member of the Editorial Board of the ISNR Robotics, Journal of Physical Agents and Securitas Vialis.


Recent Public Projects

  • SEGVAUTO-TRIES - Vehicle Safety: Efficient and Suistanable Transport. Funded by Comunidad de Madrid. 2014 - 2018
  • Advanced Driver Behaviour Analysis . Funded by DGT. 2015 - 2016
  • Sensorial Fusion for Maneuver Analysis in Urban Environments for ADAs. Funded by Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad. 2014 - 2016
  • SEGVAUTO - Vehicle Safety. Funded by Comunidad de Madrid. 2010 - 2014
  • FERRODRON. Funded by Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad. 2015 - 2017
  • AVATTRACK. Funded by Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad. 2014 - 2016

Recent Private Projects

  • Diseño del sistema de navegación y control de un UAV. Funded by COPISA. 2016
  • Proyecto de viabilidad de la comunicación entre el Bus CAN de un vehículo específico con un dispositivo de adquisición de datos móviles. Funded by SERCORE TECH. 2015


  • VIII Barreiros Foundation award to the best research in the automotive field in the year 2014
  • Advisor of: 3rd  award to the best PhD dissertation, by the Spanish chapter ITSS. Period 2013-15.
  • Co-author of Best student paper in congress Vehits 2015
  • Co-author of Best student paper in congress Soli 2015
  • Co-author of finalist ot the best paper in computer vision in "Jornadas de Automática 2015".

Selected Publications

Laterst Journal Publications

  • "Data Fusion for Driver Behaviour Analysis". J. Carmona, F. García, D. Martín, A. de la Escalera, J. M. Armingol. Sensors. Vol.15 pp. 25968-25991. 2015.
  • "Intelligent Surveillance of Indoor Environments Based on Computer Vision and 3D Point Cloud Fusion".  M. J. Gómez , F. García,  D. Martín , A. de la Escalera , J. M. Armingol. Expert Systems with Applications, Vol 42 (21), pp 218–229, 2015.

  • "Fusión de Escáner Laser y Visión por Computador para la Detección de Peatones en Entornos Viarios". ". F. García, J. García, A. Ponz, J. M. Armingol and A. de la Escalera.Revista Iberoamericana de Automática e Informática Industrial (RIAI). 2015.
  • "Driver Monitoring Based on Low-Cost 3-D Sensors,". G. Pelaez , F. Garcia, , A. de la Escalera, J.M. Armingol. Intelligent Transportation Systems, IEEE Transactions on , vol.15, no.4, pp.1855,1860, 2014.
  • "IVVI 2.0: An intelligent vehicle based on computational perception". D. Martín, , F. García, B. Musleh, D. Olmeda, G. Peláez, P. Marín, A. Ponz, C. Rodríguez, A. Al-Kaff, A. de la Escalera, J.M. Armingol Expert Systems with Applications. Volume 41, Issue 17, 1  pp: 7927–7944, 2014.
  • "Context aided pedestrian detection for danger estimation based on laser scanner and computer vision". F. García, J. García, A. Ponz, A. de la Escalera, J. M. Armingol. 2014, Expert Systems with Applications. Volume 41, Issue 15, 1, pp: 6646–6661, 2014.
  • "Distributed Pedestrian Detection Alerts Based on Data Fusion with Accurate Localization". F. García, F. Jiménez, J.J. Anaya, J.M. Armingol , J.E. Naranjo, A. de la Escalera. Volumen 13.Sensors. pp: 11687-11708. Oct. 2013.

 Laterst Conference Publications

  • "Stereo Vision-based Local Occupancy Grid Map for Autonomous Navigation in ROS". P Marín-Plaza, J Beltrán, AHussein, B Musleh, D Martín, A de la Escalera, JM Armingol. (2016). In International Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications (VISAPP 2016).
  • " Computer Vision Applied To Road Lines Recognition Using Machine Learning". Rodríguez-Garavito, C. H., Ponz, A., García, F., de la Escalera, A., & Armingol, J. M.. in ICIT 2015 The 7th International Conference on Information Technology. Amman, Jordania . May 12-15, 2015.
  • "Enhancing Engineering Learning through SPOC Courses". F. Garcia, D Martin Gomez, A de la Escalera and J.M. Armingol, Twenty-Second International Conference On Learning, CEU San Pablo University, Madrid, July 9-11, 2015
  • "Automatic Obstacle Classification Using Laser and Camera Fusion". Aurelio Ponz, C. H. Rodríguez-Garavito, Fernando García, Philip Lenz, Christoph Stiller, J. M. Armingol. Vehits 2015. Lisbon, Portugal. 20 - 22 May, 2015.
  • "Road Detection with Thermal Cameras through 3D Information". G. A. Peláez, D. Bacara, F. García, A. Escalera & C. Olaverri-Monreal. Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV) 2015 3. Seoul, Korea. June 2015.
  • " Automatic Laser And Camera Extrinsic Calibration for Data Fusion Using Road Plane".C. H. Rodriguez-Garavito, A. Ponz, F. Garcia, D. Martín, A. de la Escalera and J. M. Armingol. Fusion 2014, Jul. 2014.
  • " Visual Feature Tracking Based on PHD Filter for Vehicle Detection". F. Garcia, A. Prioletti, P. Cerri, A. Broggi, A. de la Escalera and J.M. Armingol, A. Fusion 2014, Jul. 2014.
  • "Computer Vision and Laser Scanner Road Environment Perception".F. Garcia, A.Ponz , D.Martin, J.M. Armingol, A. de la Escalera. IWSSIP 2014, 12-15 May. 2014.


Electronics and Automatics Engineering

  • Automatics Applications in Vehicles
  • Control Engineering
  • Real Time Systems

Master in Robotics and Automation

  • Computer Vision
  • Intelligent Transport Systems