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Prof. Dr. Abhinav Valada

Research Interest

  • Robot Learning
  • Robotics
  • Computer Vision
  • Artificial Intelligence


  1. Mohan, R., & Valada, A. (2021). Efficientps: Efficient panoptic segmentation. International Journal of Computer Vision, 129(5), 1551-1579.
  2. Cattaneo, D., Vaghi, M., & Valada, A. (2022). Lcdnet: Deep loop closure detection and point cloud registration for lidar slam. IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 38(4), 2074-2093.
  3. Honerkamp, D., Welschehold, T., & Valada, A. (2021). Learning kinematic feasibility for mobile manipulation through deep reinforcement learning. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 6(4), 6289-6296.

What I am looking for in a prospective Rising Star

I look to recruit potential PhDs and PostDocs to work in my lab. The rising stars and I will also work on shared publications and ideally develop future collaborations.