Luz Abril Torres-Méndez

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I am a Professor in the Robotics and Advanced Manufacturing Group at the CINVESTAV (Centre for Research and Advanced Studies) in Saltillo, Mexico.
Starting in August 1, 2014, I am the Program Academic Coordinator.

I am the research director of the Vision and Robotics lab.


Contact Information

Luz Abril Torres-Méndez
Program Academic Coordinator
Av. Industria Metalúgica 1062
Parque Industrial Saltillo-Ramos Arizpe
Ramos Arizpe, Coahuila, Mexico
Phone: +52 (844) 4389600, Ext. 8507

My primary research interests are in computer vision and mobile robotics. In particular, in the 3D environment modeling, active perception, human-robot interaction, transferring cognitive skills to robots, underwater robotics, underwater image enhancement; super-resolution and color synthesis on faces.

My full list of publications is here.

About me

I was born in Minatitlán, Veracruz, Mexico. I obtained my Ph.D. in Computer Science from McGill University where I specialized in computer vision and mobile robots at  the Centre for Intelligent Machines under the supervision of  Gregory Dudek.