zuria bauer hartwig

PhD in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence

Education

PhD Student in Computer Science

Vision-based assistive system for visual impaired in outdoor environments. Current topic: Monocular Depth estimation using Deep Learning algorithms.

M. Sc. Automation and Robotics

The degree provides an introduction to Automation and Robotics Research, as well as other related fields, such as: Artificial vision, Robot control and programming, etc.

Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering

Intensive undergraduate program in Chemical Engineering and Science with an European Accreditation of Engineering. Programs (EUR-ACE) certificate from the ENAEE-ANECA.

Publications

            @article{bauer2021NVSmonodepth,
              title={NVS-MonoDepth: Improving Monocular Depth Prediction with Novel View Synthesis},
              author={Bauer, Zuria and Li, Zuoyue and Orts-Escolano, Sergio and Cazorla, Miguel and Pollefeys, Marc and Oswald, Martin R.},
              journal={International Conference of 3D Vision (3DV)},
              year={2021},
            }
	    Coming Soon  
            
            @article{bauer2019uasol,
              title={UASOL, a large-scale high-resolution outdoor stereo dataset},
              author={Bauer, Zuria and Gomez-Donoso, Francisco and Cruz, Edmanuel and Orts-Escolano, Sergio and Cazorla, Miguel},
              journal={Scientific Data},
              volume={6},
              number={1},
              pages={1--14},
              year={2019},
              publisher={Nature Publishing Group}
            }
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	    @article{bauer2019Refining,
	      title={Refining the Fusion of Pepper Robot and Estimated Depth Maps Method for Improved 3D Perception},
	      author={Bauer, Zuria and Escalona, Felix and Cruz, Edmanuel and Gomez-Donoso, Francisco and Cazorla, Miguel},
	      journal={IEEE Access},
	      volume={7},
	      pages={185076-185085},
	      year={2019},
	      doi={10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2960798}
	      publisher={IEEE}
	    }
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            @article{Bauer2019E,
              title = {Enhancing perception for the visually impaired with deep learning techniques and low-cost wearable sensors},
              author = {Bauer, Zuria and Dominguez, Alejandro and Cruz, Edmanuel and Gomez-Donoso, Francisco and Orts-Escolano, Sergio 
              and Cazorla, Miguel},
              journal = {Pattern Recognition Letters},
              year = {2019},
              publisher = {Elsevier}
            }
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            @article{garcia2019combaho,
              title={COMBAHO: A deep learning system for integrating brain injury patients in society},
              author={Garcia-Rodriguez, Jose and Gomez-Donoso, Francisco and Oprea, Sergiu and Garcia-Garcia, Alberto and Cazorla, Miguel and Orts-Escolano, Sergio and Bauer, Zuria and Castro-Vargas, John and Escalona, Felix and Ivorra-Piqueres, David and others},
              journal={Pattern Recognition Letters},
              year={2019},
              publisher={Elsevier}
            }
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            @article{Cruz2018Geoffrey,
              title = {Geoffrey: an automated schedule system on a social robot for the intellectually challenged},
              author = {Cruz, Edmanuel and Escalona, F{\'e}lix and Bauer, Zuria and Cazorla, Miguel and Garc{\'\i}a-Rodr{\'\i}guez, 
              Jos{\'e} and Martinez-Martin, Ester and Rangel, Jos{\'e} Carlos and Gomez-Donoso, Francisco},
              journal = {Computational intelligence and neuroscience},
              volume = {2018},
              year = {2018},
              publisher = {Hindawi}
            }
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            @inproceedings{Cruz2018Semantic,
              title = {Semantic Localization of a Robot in a Real Home},
              author = {Cruz, Edmanuel and Bauer, Zuria and Rangel, Jos{\'e} Carlos and Cazorla, Miguel and Gomez-Donoso, Francisco},
              booktitle = {Workshop of Physical Agents},
              pages = {3--15},
              year = {2018},
              organization = {Springer}
            }
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            @inproceedings{Bauer20183DPerception,
              title = {Improving the 3D perception of the pepper robot using depth prediction from monocular frames},
              author = {Bauer, Zuria and Escalona, Felix and Cruz, Edmanuel and Cazorla, Miguel and Gomez-Donoso, Francisco},
              booktitle = {Workshop of Physical Agents},
              pages = {132--146},
              year = {2018},
              organization = {Springer}
            }
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            @inproceedings{Cruz2018Finding,
              title = {Finding the place: how to train and use convolutional neural networks for a dynamically learning robot},
              author = {Cruz, Edmanuel and Rangel, Jos{\'e} Carlos and Gomez-Donoso, Francisco and Bauer, Zuria and Cazorla, Miguel and Garc{\'\i}a-Rodr{\'\i}guez, Jos{\'e}},
              booktitle = {2018 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN)},
              pages = {1--8},
              year = {2018},
              organization = {IEEE}
            }
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Experience

September - December 2020 // January - October 2021 (Virtual Collaboration)
Research Stay at the Computer Vision and Geometry Group, ETH Zurich, Switzerland.
NVS-MonoDepth: Improving Monocular Depth Prediction with Novel View Synthesis
Supervisors: Dr. Martin R. Oswald and Prof. Dr. Marc Pollefeys
May 2018 - 2019
Technical and Administrative Personal at University Institute for Computer Research, University of Alicante, Spain.
Working on the field of monocular depth prediction using deep learning algorithms.
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Miguel Cazorla
July – September 2015
Internship at BASF Coating GmbH, Münster, Germany.
Working at the Automotive OEM Coatings Solutions Europe group, in the field of "Process Technology Application"
Supervisor: Dr. Daniel Briesenick
February – June 2014
Research intern, University of Alicante.
Usage of a Photoreaction for Degradation of Phenol in Wastewater.
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Andrés Fullana
February 2015
Teaching Assistant at CAChemE, University of Alicante.
Python for Scientists and Engineers workshop.

Projects

  • PhD Thesis (Coming Soon) , Monocular Depth Prediction: Datasets, Methods and Applications.
  • Master End-Project , Road and Obstacle detection for terrestrial autonomous vehicles using Go-Pro cameras.
  • Bachelor End-Project , Design of a Photoreactor for degradation of Phenol in wastewater.
  • CAChemE Learn , Chemical and Process Engineering Interactive Simulations.
  • Mathematical Optimization , Programming examples solved with Pyomo (Python).
  • Lightning Talks , ”Using Octave and Telegram on the mobile phone” and ”Object oriented programming with Python”.

Events

  • General Co-Chair of the PyConES Conference 2019, Alicante, PyConES is the national conference of the Spanish Python community. For the seventh edition, PyConES was held from October 04 to 06, 2019 in Alicante, following the global event format of the PyCon.
  • Co-Organizer of the Django Girls Workhop 2019, Alicante, Django Girls is an initiative that is aimed at introducing women who have never coded before to the world of technology and increasing the diversity within the industry.
  • Speaker at PyConES 2018, Malaga, "From RGB images to depth maps through deep convolutional networks"
  • Speaker at Workshop of Physical Agents (WAF) 2018, Madrid, "Improving 3D estimation for the Pepper robot using monocular depth prediction"
  • Poster Session at PUMPS+AI Summer School, Barcelona, "UASOL: A Large-scale High-resolution Stereo Dataset to Benchmark Depth Estimation from Monocular Videos"
  • Speaker at PyConES 2016, Almería, "How to improve your diet and save money with Python"
  • Workshop Assistant at PyConES 2016, Almería, "How to improve your diet and save money with Python"
  • Speaker at EuroPython 2016 , Bilbao, "How to improve your diet and save money with Python".
  • Speaker at PyconES 2014, Zaragoza, "Scientific Python".

Courses

  • PyTorch Scholarship Challenge Nanodegree Program, Udacity, Nanodegree Program. 2019
  • Self-Driving Car Engineer Nanodegree, Udacity, Nanodegree Program. 2019
  • PUMPS+AI Summer SchoolOrganized by: Barcelona Supercomputing Center, University of Illinois, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, HiPEAC and is part of 2018 PRACE Advanced Training Centre program. 2018
  • Machine Learning,Coursera, Stanford University - Andrew Ng. 2017
  • AERFAI Deep Learning Summer School, University of Alicante. 2017
  • CAChemE Workshop, Optimization workshop (mathematical programming) with iPython y Pyomo, University of Alicante. 2016
  • Honor Code Certificate, Introduction to Linux organized by ”The Linux Foundation”, Edx. 2016
  • Honor Code Certificate, Introduction to Computer Science and Programming using Python by the MITx, Edx. 2016
  • CAChemE Workshop, Introduction to VBA-Excel and Python, University of Alicante. 2015
  • Aurova Workshop, Build Your Own Robot Workshop, University of Alicante. 2014

get in touch

Email Me

zuria.bauer@ua.es

looking forward to hearing from you!