Dr. Jesus Capitán


NameJesus Capitan
PositionSenior Researcher (Collaborator)
AddressSchützenbahn 70
Building SA
45127 Essen

Research Interests

  • Cooperative active perception, decentralized data fusion.
  • Partially Observable Markov Decision Processes, multi-agent systems, decentralized decision-making.
  • Coordination of teams with multiple robots and wireless sensor networks.


  • 2011 – PhD in Telecommunication Engineering from University of Seville (Topic: Decentralized cooperation for active perception with multiple robots).
  • 2007 – Master in Automation, Robotics and Telematics from University of Seville.
  • 2006 – Degree in Telecommunication Engineering from University of Seville (Specialization: Telecontrol and robotics).

Past Projects

  • PLANET : Platform for the Deployment and Operation of Heterogeneous Networked Cooperating Objects.
  • SMART-ACTION: International Road Mapping of the Research Agenda and Policies of the Internet of Things.


  • Assistant professor at the University of Seville, Spain (since november 2013).
  • Post-doctoral fellow at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany (since november 2012). Networked and Embedded Systems Group.
  • Post-doctoral fellow at the Instituto Superior Tecnico of Lisbon, Portugal (september 2011 – september 2012). Intelligent Systems and Robotics Group.
  • Ph.D. Student at the University of Seville (march 2007 – april 2011). Robotics, Control and Vision Group.
  • Research assistant at the University of Seville (july 2005 – march 2007). Robotics, Control and Vision Group.