Geotech Group

Research Lines


  • INDUSTRY, ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT.
  • TERRESTRIAL AND MARITIME INFRASTRUCTURES.
  • ARCHITECTURE AND BUILDING.
  • CULTURAL AND HISTORICAL HERITAGE.

Grants supporting research


Reference group: financial support for the consolidation and structuring of competitive research units
2012 - 2015 | Counselling of Education. Government of Galicia | Ref.



Industry, Energy and Environment


Coordinación de la Red de Investigación en Energía: Renovables, almacenamiento y eficiencia (redeNERGY) de la Universidad de Vigo.
2015 - 201X | Government of Galicia.

Sistema integrado para la optimizacion energetica y reduccion de la huella De CO2 en edificios: Tecnologías BIM, Indoor Mapping, UAV y herramientas de simulación energética.
2014 - 2016 | MINECO | Ref. ENE2013-48015-C3-1-R

Wind energy technology reconsideration to enhance the concept of smart cities (WINERCOST).
2012 - 2015 | Cost Action. European Cooperation in Science and Technology.

Development of 3D thermography from data acquired using UAV platform for the generation of Smart Cities.
2013 - 2015 | Government of Galicia.

Intelligent integral system for control and security in confined spaces. Safe space.
2013 - 2014 | FEDER Program, INNTERCONECTA,CDTI.

Sustainability Indicators of terrestrial infrastructures based on geomatic techniques: Environmental Information Systems.
2010 - 2013 | Government of Galicia.

Non-destructive detection of underground services and leakages in industrial areas.
2011 - 2012 | Government of Galicia.

Development of a tool based on geospatial data for the optimization of resources and the exploitation of forestry biomass as renewable energy sources.
2010 - 2012 | Government of Galicia.

Application of geotechnologies to Forensic Anthropology.
2009 - 2012 | Government of Galicia.

Data standardization for complete vineyard assessment in the development of a specific Geographic Information System.
2009 - 2012 | Government of Galicia.

Photogrammetric system for the control of damages in ship hulls and decks.
2009 - 2012 | Government of Galicia.

Design of a fire prevention and control system for urban areas.
2008 - 2011 | Government of Galicia.


Terrestrial and Maritime Infrastructures


Reduction of run over cases through analysis of bionomial driver - pedestrian visibility using mobile LiDAR data (PEDESTRIAN-SAFETY).
2015 - 201X | DGT.

Healthy and Efficient Routes In Massive Open-Data Based Smart Cities: Smart 3D Modelling: HERMES-S3D.
2014 - 2016 | MINECO | Ref. TIN2013-46801-C4-4-R

Mapping and the citizen sensor.
2013 - 2017 | Cost Action. European Cooperation in Science and Technology.

Civil Engineering Applications of Ground Penetrating Radar.
2013 - 2017 | Cost Action. European Cooperation in Science and Technology.

Combined application of advanced geotechnologies and SPH hydrodynamic modelling in the monitoring of mound breakwaters.
2013 - 2015 | Government of Galicia.

Expert system for the management of port docks.
2013 - 2015 | Government of Galicia.

SITEGI project: application of geotechnologies to infrastructure management and inspection.
2011 - 2013 | Technology Centre for Industrial Development, CDTI.

Monitor of Masonry Arch Bridges. Management system. MMAB-GIS.
2009 - 2012 | Ministry of Science and Innovation (Government of Spain).

Design and implementation of an infrastructure management system.
2008 - 2012 | Government of Galicia.


Architecture and Building


3D thermographic façade inspection in urban areas.
2013 - 2015 | Government of Galicia.

Technologies for building renovation and systems for energy efficiency in buildings. TERESE3.
2013 - 2014 | FEDER Program, INNTERCONECTA, CDTI.

Geotechnologies for navigation and 3D visualization of building interiors, INDOOR NAV-VIEW.
2012 - 2014 | Government of Galicia.

Energy modelling for smart cities. EnSmart.
2012 - 2014 | MINECO.

Development of a photogrammetric system for the optimal location and placement of solar panels in residential buildings.
2010 - 2013 | Government of Galicia.

3D thermometry for energy analysis and inspection of new coatings for building renovation.
2010 - 2013 | Government of Galicia.

System for the measurement and optimal location of covering elements in façades and roofs.
2012 - 2012 | Government of Asturias.

Development of expert management systems for the promotion and internationalisation of the granite sector.
2010 - 2012 | Government of Galicia.


Cultural and Historical Heritage


3D methodologies for the acquisition and processing of radar data in archaeology.
2009 - 2012 | Government of Galicia.

Expert system based on geotechnologies for the management of heritage infrastructures.
2009 - 2012 | Government of Galicia.

Application of geomatic techniques for the dimensional, structural and condition analysis of historical bridges.
2006 - 2009 | Ministry of Education and Science (Government of Spain).

Training of researchers (PhD Thesis)


FINISHED

Geomatic techniques for the generation of building information models towards their introduction in integrated management systems
2015 | Lucía Díaz Vilariño | Supervisors: Pedro Arias and Julia Armesto
European PhD Mention
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Application of geomatic techniques for infrastructure inspection and management
2014 | Iván Puente Luna | Supervisors: Pedro Arias and Higinio González
European PhD Mention
.

Geomatic and Thermographic Techniques for the Inspection and Diagnosis of Historic Structures towards their Introduction in Integrated Management Systems
2014 | Susana Lagüela López | Supervisors: Pedro Arias and Julia Armesto
European PhD Mention
.

Validation of non-destructive geomatic techniques for the dimensional and structural evaluation of historical masonry structures
2011 | Belén Riveiro Rodríguez | Supervisors: Pedro Arias and Julia Armesto
European PhD Mention
.

Modelo unificado para la caracterización de texturas en imágenes digitales mediante histogramas de patrones equivalentes
2011 | Marcos Xosé Álvarez Cid | Supervisors: Antonio Fernández and Julia Armesto

Automation in building elements measurement by means of Close Range Photogrammetry
2011 | Joaquín Martínez Sánchez | Supervisors: Pedro Arias and Celestino Ordóñez
European PhD Mention
.

Evaluación estructural de arcos en puentes de fábrica y de otras estructuras antiguas a partir de técnicas geomáticas
2011 | Jose Carlos Caamaño Martínez | Supervisors: Manuel Durán and Pedro Arias

Ground Penetrating Radar Survey of Historic Masonry Arch Bridges of Galicia (Spain)
2010 | Mercedes Solla Carracelas | Supervisor: Henrique Lorenzo and Fernando Israel Rial Villar
European PhD Mention
.

Control de la deformación en sólidos mediante técnicas de fotogrametría de objeto cercano: aplicación a un problema de diseño estructural
2009 | Enoc Sanz Ablanedo | Supervisors: Pedro Arias and José R. Rodríguez

Aplicación de Sistemas de Información Geográfica (SIG) en la ordenación del territorio del medio rural: SIXACOP
2009 | Ramón Martínez Gómez | Supervisors: Pedro Arias Sánchez and Julia Armesto González

Characterization and analysis of GPR bowtie antennas. Application in road surveys
2007 | Fernando Rial Villar | Supervisors: Henrique Lorenzo and Pedro Arias


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