Jesus Pestana is Doctor (PhD) in Automation and Robotics by the Technical University of Madrid (UPM), Madrid, Spain. He has accumulated 10+ years of experience in Robotics research and worked for several research institutions (CSIC, UPM, ASU and TU Graz), and in particular, he has extensive experience in Aerial Robotics using vision-based solutions. During this time he has often worked in producing prototypes for:
His current research interests include obstacle avoidance, visual-inertial odometry and autonomous navigation.
He currently pursues the objective of transferring technology from research into the market by participating in startup idea pitching events and by working on industrial application and technology transfer projects at the TU Graz.