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
2017 - 2019 | Counselling of Education. Government of Galicia | Ref. ED431C 2016-038

Reference group: financial support for the consolidation and structuring of competitive research units
2012 - 2015 | Counselling of Education. Government of Galicia | Ref. CN 2012/269



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 energética 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

Structural assessment of masonry arch bridges by combination of non-destructive testing techniques and advanced numerical modelling
2016 | Borja Conde Carnero | Supervisors: Belén Riveiro and Pedro Arias

New advances in 3D modeling of structural frames from LiDAR data: inspection and structural control
2015 | Manuel Cabaleiro Nuñez | Supervisors: Pedro Arias, J. Carlos Caamaño and Belén Riveiro
European PhD Mention
.

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
.

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


FORTHCOMING