Universidad del Valle - PSI - Cali, Colombia

Prof. Bladimir Bacca Cortes
Cali, Valle, Colombia
Cra. 100, Street 13, Melendez,Building 354, Office 1001.

Contact info:
Phone: +57(2)3212100 ext. 7656

I am a professor for Electronic Engineering at the Universidad del Valle. I am part of the research group on Perception and Intelligent Systems (P.S.I.). My current research interests are focused on Mobile Robotics, Localization and Mapping, Computer Vision and Education in Engineering.

Latest News
  1. Paper acceptance: K. Hernandez, B. Bacca and B. Posso, Multi-goal Path Planning Autonomous System for Picking up and Delivery Tasks in Mobile Robotics, in IEEE Latin America Transactions, vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 232-238, Feb. 2017.
  2. Paper acceptance: Rafael E. Ospina, Sergio D. Cardona, Bladimir Bacca-Cortes, Software tool for thermographic inspection using multimodal fusing of thermal and visible images, Revista IngenierĂ­a y Competitividad, Vol. 19, No. 1, pp. 50 - 65, 2017.
  3. Software Registry: UVBotsV2.0-APP, Web Responsive Platform for Three Programming Environments focused on Interactive Learning of Programming Courses using Mobile Robots
  4. Software Registry: UVBotsV2.0-Firmware, Framework to Program a Set of Mobile Robots using Three Levels of Knowledge
  5. Software Registry: E2CAV, Software Tool to Estimate the Local Pavement Thickness using Computer Vision
  6. Software Registry: FisioApp, Tele-Rehabilitation System using Smartphones
  7. Software Registry: RoboWeb-UV, Remote Interface for Mobile Robotics Experimentation
Academic Trajectory: I got my Electronic Engineering degree in 1999 at the Universidad del Valle. Afterwards, I received my M.Sc. degree in 2004 at the Universidad del Valle. Furthermore, I got my Ph.D. at the Universitat de Girona, Spain. The document thesis are mentioned as follows:
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Teaching: Nowadays, my teaching activities include Microprocessors and Assembler (710171M), Mobile Robotics (710222M) and Interfaces (710044M).