Teresa Vidal-Calleja

Dr Teresa A. Vidal-Calleja

Centre for Autonomous Systems (CAS)
FEIT, University of Technology Sydney
PO BOX 123, Broadway NSW 2007, Australia
Teresa.VidalCalleja at uts dot edu dot au
P   +61 2 9514 2676
F   +61 2 9514 2655

The emphasis of my research is to make robots "more autonomous". 

I am currently Senior Lecturer at UTS within the Centre for Autonomous Systems after holding the UTS Chancellor's research fellowship from 2014 to 2018. From 2009 to 2011 I was a research fellow at ACFR of University of Sydney. Previously I hold a postodoc at LAAS-CNRS working with Simon Lacroix. I finished my PhD in July 2007 at the Institut de Robòtica i Informàtica Industrial (IRI) CSIC-UPC. My PhD Programme is called Control, Vision and Robotics imparted by ESAII- UPC. Some time ago, I received my first degree in Mechanical Engineering from UNAM and my Master in Science degree in Electrical Engineering (Mechatronics) from Cinvestav. I have visited the Active Vision Lab of the Robotics Research Group of the University of Oxford and ACFR during my PhD studies.

Research Interests

My main research interest includes:
  • Robotic Perception
  • Alternative Sensing
  • Automatic Recognition
  • Cooperative Aerial and Ground Robots
  • Visual SLAM
  • Active Sensing
  • Autonomous Navigation

Current and Former PhD Students


  • Bastien Macera
  • Damien Pouyanne
  • Romain Baisse



At Usyd I taught:
Software Engineering Component