Rodrigo is an Assistant Professor at the Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University, where he is working on distributed and coordinated energy management for prosumer communities.
He received his Doctoral in 2010 (Universidad de Chile, Chile), and his a MSc. in Applied Mathematics in 2006 (Ecole Normale Superieure (ENS) de Cachan, France).
He has been a postdoctoral researcher at the Advanced Mining Technology Center (AMTC), Universidad de Chile, a researcher at the Network Design Research Center, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan, an associated researcher at the Fraunhofer IPK-Institute, Berlin, Germany, and a research collaborator of the Center for Web Research at Universidad de Chile, Chile.
His current research interest include: computer and robot vision, scene understanding, machine learning, and pattern recognition, well as multi-agent systems and coordination in distributed energy management systems.
2010 Doctor in Electrical Engineering, Universidad de Chile
2006 Master in Applied Mathematics, Ecole Normale Superieure (ENS) de Cachan, France
2003 Electrical engineer, Universidad de Chile.
2001 Bachelor in Computer engineering, Universidad de Chile.
2000 Bachelor in Electrical engineering, Universidad de Chile.
2015 - present Program-specific Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University, Japan
2013 - 2015 Postdoctoral Researcher at the Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University, Japan
2011 - 2013 Postdoctoral Fondecyt Fellow at the AMTC, Universidad de Chile
2010 - 2011 Postdoctoral Researcher at the AMTC, Universidad de Chile.
2009 - 2010 Research fellow at the Network Research Center, Kyutech, Japan.
2004 - 2005 Associated researcher at the Fraunhofer IPK-Institute, Berlin, Germany.
2004 Research collaborator of the Center for Web Research at Universidad de Chile.
Rodrigo has participated in international projects, developed algorithms for large scale industrial systems, and at age 37 (2016), he is an active researcher with over 50 publications in international conferences and journals in the areas of Computer Vision, Machine Learning and Autonomous Systems.
Current research interests include: pattern recognition, computer vision, machine learning, object detection and recognition, scene interpretation, distributed coordination, multi-agent systems, and face analysis.
Rodrigo enjoys photography, travelling and experiencing different cultures. He has worked and lived in 6 cities (Santiago, Berlin, Paris, Barcelona, Fukuoka and Kyoto) and been to over 25 countries.