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Drones: Applications and New Business Models

Postgraduate course. Face-to-face.

Management & Faculty

UPC School

Academic management

  • Valero García, Miguel
    Professor, Department of Computer Architecture of the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC). He has been head of Studies of the Barcelona School of Informatics, deputy director of the Institute of Education Sciences and director of the School of Telecommunications and Aerospace Engineering of Castelldefels (EETAC). Collaborates regularly with national agencies for accreditation processes of university quality. He has authored numerous articles on teaching innovation and gives frequent workshops on the use of active and cooperative learning and project-based learning.

Academic coordination

  • Royo Chic, Pablo
    Telecommunications Engineer from the School of Telecommunications and Aerospace Engineering of Castelldefels (EETAC), which belogs to the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC). He received his Ph.D in Computer Architecture from the same university. Has been working with UPC since 2006 and currently, he is a lecturer at the EETAC. His research interests include the integration of UAS in non-segregated airspace and the automation of processes in civil aviation. Moreover, he is leading the system architectute branch in several UAS related projects.

Teaching staff

  • Casas Pedrafita, Jaime Óscar
    PhD in Telecommunications Engineering from the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC)., is currently Professor in the Department of Electronic Engineering, teaches courses in analog electronics, instrumentation and sensor systems in the School of Telecommunications and Aerospace Engineering of Castelldefels (EETAC) and in the Barcelona School of Telecommunications Engineering ( ETSETB) since 1994.
  • Pérez Batlle, Marc
    Is a researcher and part-time professor of the departament of Physics. He joined the ICARUS research group at UPC in 2008 as an Aerospace and Telecommunication Engineer. His research interests are focused on the smooth Integration of Remotely-Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) in non-segregated civil airspace especially from the separation provision and Flight efficiency perspective. In 2014 he earned the SESAR's Young Scientist Award that recognized his innovative contribution to ATM research.
  • Prats i Menéndez, Xavier
    Aeronautical Engineer from the National School of Civil Aviation (École Nationale de l'Aviation Civile, ENAC) located in Toulouse. He also holds a degree in Telecommunications Engineering from the Barcelona School of Telecommunications Engineering of the UPC. Ph.D in Aerospace Science and Technology (UPC). Cofounder of the ICARUS research group and he is currently leading the Air Transportation research activities within it. Member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), member of the Airline Group of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies (AGIFORS) and a member of the Catalan Telecommunication Engineers professional society (COETC).
  • Rojas Gregorio, Josep Ignasi
    Aeronautical Engineer from the Technical University of Madrid (UPM). After a short period as a trainee at the DDSNA of AENA in 2004, he became assistant professor at the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC). His doctoral thesis was on viscoelastic properties of aluminium alloys. He has also participated in research and development projects in aerodynamics at EETAC (for instance, he has actively collaborated in the design of a panoramic vertical wind tunnel for leisure and skydiving training purposes, and in a project related to competition cars) and in applications of space- and ground-based technologies for the improvement of earthquake disaster management, during a stage at Beihang University, in Beijing, China, in 2007. In 2009, he worked at the Air Transport Section of the United Nations, in New York, USA, in a project related to heliport certification for Peace Keeping Missions in Africa.
  • Ruiz Boqué, Silvia
    PhD in Telecommunications Engineering, professor of the Signal Theory and Communications Department of the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC). Deputy Director of External Relations at the School of Telecommunications and Aerospace Engineering of Castelldefels (EETAC). Head of the research group WiComTec. Spanish Delegate in COST IC1004 (2011-15) and COST CA15104 IRACON (2016-20). Head of WG3 Radio networks at both COST Actions.
  • Salamí San Juan, Esther
    Telecommunications Engineer by the Barcelona School of Telecommunications Engineering (ETSETB) of Technical University of Catalonia (UPC) and PhD in Computer Architecture from the same university. He is currently Associate Professor of the School of Telecommunications and Aerospace Engineering of Castelldefels (EETAC) and belongs to the research group Intelligent Communications and Avionics for Robust Unmanned Aerial Systems (ICARUS).
  • Vidal Ferré, Rafael
    Telecommunications Engineer by the Barcelona School of Telecommunications Engineering (ETSETB) of Technical University of Catalonia (UPC) and PhD in Telematics Engineering. Professor of the Department of Telematics Engineering at UPC. Belongs to the research group in Wireless Networks. Teaches in degrees (Telecommunications and Informatics) and masters (Automatic Systems and Industrial Electronics and enabling technologies for the food industry and Bioprocesses).
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Credits:
15 ECTS
(135 teaching hours)

Start date:
Start date:01/02/2017 End date:30/07/2017
Timetable:
Tuesday  18:00 to 21:30Thursday  18:00 to 21:30
Taught at:
EETAC - Escola d'Enginyeria de Telecomunicació i Aeroespacial de Castelldefels
Campus del Baix Llobregat - Edifici C4. C
Esteve Terradas, 7
Castelldefels

Registration fee:
2.500 €

Language of instruction:
Spanish

Registration open until the beginning of the course or until end of vacancies.

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