Monday, March 14, 2022 @UPC Campus

8:30-9:30Visit: Barcelona Supercomputing Center – Mare Nostrum
Workshop on professional perspectives of PhD graduates
organized by Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), the Spanish Chapter of the IEEE-Circuits and Systems Society and H2020 MSCA ACHIEVE-ITN

Sala d’Actes, edifici Vèrtex, floor -1
Plaça Eusebi Güell, 6
10:00-11:00Seminar: From lab to market: research valorization & spinoff creation
Xavier Estarán
— Servei de Gestió de la Innovació, UPC
Gerard Margalef — Servei de Gestió de la Innovació, UPC
11:00-11:30Coffee break
11:30-13:30Panel: PhD graduates in industry

Adrià Bofill — IMASENIC Advanced Imaging
Enric Rodríguez — Monolithic Power Systems
Marc Galceran — Marvell Semiconductor
Julio Urresty — GE Renewable Energy

15:00-17:00Visit: IMASENIC Advanced Imaging SL site and laboratories

Tuesday, March 15, 2022 @ Residència d’Investigadors

9:00-10:00Keynote talk: Trends & challenges for delivering DSLR like picture quality within the resource constraints of a mobile phone
Stephen Busch — Huawei Research Center Nice
10:00-10:30Coffee break
10:30-13:30WASC Technical session: Hardware acceleration of high-level inference

Embedded FPGA-GPU CNN Layer Partitioning using Generalized Geometric Programming
Walther Carballo — Université Clermont Auvergne

SAURIA: Systolic Array tensor Unit for aRtificial Intelligence Acceleration (slides)
Jordi Fornt – Barcelona Supercomputing Center-UPC

Optimization of CNNs on Jetson TX2 using Apache TVM
Delia Velasco – Instituto de Microelectrónica de Sevilla

A 16 × 16 In-Memory Computing Array for Convolutional Neural Networks
Óscar Pereira-Rial – Universidade de Santiago de Compostela

High-Level Inference On-Chip Enabled by Compressive Sensing
Amir Khan – Instituto de Microelectrónica de Sevilla

A Novel Mixed-Signal CMOS Architecture for Hyperdimensional Image Computing
Daniel García-Lesta – Universidade de Santiago de Compostela
15:00-16:30Seminar: Efficient CNN inference on Embedded Hardware-I
Kamel Abdelouahab — Sma-RTy
16:30-17:00Coffee break
17:00-18:30Seminar: Efficient CNN inference on Embedded Hardware-II
Kamel Abdelouahab — Sma-RTy

Wednesday, March 16, 2022 @ Residència d’Investigadors

9:00-10:00Keynote talk: The global semiconductor supply crisis: a European point of view
Renato Turchetta — IMASENIC and the Spanish Association of the Semiconductor Industry (AESEMI)
10:00-10:30Coffee break
10:30-11:30Keynote talk: Hardware Cybersecurity of Smart Cameras
Maxime Pelcat — Institut National des Sciences Appliquées (INSA) Rennes
11:30-13:30WASC Technical session: Motion and object detection and tracking

AMMA: Accumulated Micro-Motion Features for Lightweight Spatiotemporal Action Localization in Real-time
Yu Liu – Université de Bourgogne Franche-Comté

Intermediate Domain for Unsupervised Transfer Learning in Visible-Thermal Pedestrian Detection
Chengjin Lyu – Universiteit Gent

Cooperative vehicle tracking by context awareness
Patrick Heyer – Universiteit Gent

Sensor fusion and multimodal VRU detection and tracking in the NextPercetion project
Ljubomir Jovanov — Imec-IPI-Ghent University
15:00-16:30WASC Technical session: 3D imaging and vision

Depth Scanning Image Sensor: a smart solution for 3D sensing using standard image CMOS process
Andrea Ferrario — IMASENIC Advanced Imaging

MSF3DDETR: Multi-Sensor Fusion 3D Object Detection Transformer for Autonomous Driving
Gopi Erabati – Universidade de Coimbra

Deep learning for real-time measurement of displacement on the surface of deformed structures
Anas Bahou — Université Clermont Auvergne
16:30-17:00Coffee break
17:00-18:30ACHIEVE-ITN Meeting of the Boards
19:00-20:00Guided tour
20:30-22:30Workshop Dinner

Thursday, March 17, 2022 @ Residència d’Investigadors

9:00-10:00Keynote talk: Image sensors for AR/VR applications
Adi Xhakoni
— ams-Osram  
10:00-10:30Coffee break
10:30-13:30Industry panel: LiDAR a case study for embedded vision systems

Ana Rodríguez Aramendía — Beamagine
Jordi Romero Mora — Nablavision
Adi Xhakoni — ams-Osram
Ricardo Carmona — CSIC / Photonvis

Moderator: Renato Turchetta — Imasenic

(*) Activities in collaboration with the UPC and the Spanish Chapter of the IEEE-CAS Society