The UMH Automation, Robotics and Computer Vision Lab has been working collectively and nonstop on research tasks since the university's founding in 1997. Because of this, the group has maintained a continuous research trajectory, carrying out numerous projects financed by competitive public calls and by transferring technology to this region's businesses. This research trajectory is attested by the completion of doctoral theses by the group's members, the publication of numerous scientific papers in high-impact journals, as well as by participating in important national and regional scientific congresses. The main objective of the ARVC group consists in fostering the production and creation of scientific and technological knowledge in the field of robotics, automation, and computer vision. From this main objective, a set of specific objectives has also been proposed, and includes, among others:
- Conduct research projects in its lines of interest.
- Strengthen research in automation, robotics, and computer vision.
- Promote the completion of doctoral theses and doctoral-level education.
- Transfer research results to the business sector.
- Promote research seminars related to topics of interest.
- Contribute to regional development.
Moreover, and in general, any other that permits consolidating knowledge and development related to the proposed topics.
Among lines of interest wherein the ARVC group carries out its activities, the following stand out:
- Processes automation in industry.
- Industrial and service robotics.
- Mobile robotics.
- Process management and supervision via the internet.
- Human-machine interface.
- Design and development of prototypes.
- Data acquisition and management.
- Computer vision.
- Quality control of products and processes. Dimensional control.