WiMUST Summer School 2017

27-28 June 2017, IST Lisbon (Portugal)


The Widely Scalable Mobile Underwater Technology (WiMUST) project's team is glad to announce the WiMUST Summer School 2017 that will be held the 27th and 28th June 2017 at IST in Lisbon (Portugal). The 2017 WiMUST Summer School is organised in conjunction with the 1st Marine UAS Summer School taking place from 19 to 29 June 2017 at IST (Lisbon). The WiMUST school is focused on marine robotics cooperative control and navigation with a view on exploration and geotechnical applications.


Areas of Interest 

  • Cooperative Motion Planning And Control
  • Navigation Systems: Classical Solutions And New Trends
  • Autonomous underwater vehicles technologies for geotechnical surveying   




For a general overview of the program, also refer to the 1st Marine UAS Summer School announcement. 



Invited Speakers and Organisers


- Invited Speakers: 

- Scientific Organizers:

  • Antonio Pascoal (IST-ID, Lisbon, Portugal)
  • Giovanni Indiveri (Università del Salento, Italy)


Important Information


  • Location: Congress Center IST - Instituto Superior Técnico - Avenida Rovisco Pais, 1 — 1049-001 Lisboa (http://tecnico.ulisboa.pt/en/about-IST/)
  • Date: Marine UAS from 19 to 29 June 2017. WiMUST Summer School on 27th and 28th June 2017.
  • Attendees: The School is open to all master and doctoral students, researchers and practitioners who are interested in the School's topics.
  • Practical Arrangements: Registration fee for attendees outside MARINE UAS: 150 Euro for the whole Marine UAS event including the WiMUST School; 50 Euro for the WiMUST School only on June 27th and 28th, 2017 (please check with us in case of doubt). The participants are expected to cover their own travel and accommodation. Coffee Breaks will be provided by the organizers. Applications have to be sent to n.catenacci-volpiATherts.ac.uk, providing name, institution and a brief statement of interest.
  • ECTS credits for PhD students: The School will be a single day advanced course in the area of Marine Robotics: there are 8 hours (planned) of lecturing activities with the possibility of a final exam upon request of the participants. A participation certificate will be issued to all attendees specifying the duration of the course. Participants requesting a final exam will be also given an exam outcome letter. Students that have passed the final exam will be able to request ECTS credits at their own institution. The WiMUST 2017 Summer School Organizers estimate that the students successfully passing the final exam of the WiMUST School (only) should be awarded at least 1 ECTS.




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The School is supported by the European Commission through the EU project WiMUST, under the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme (H2020 - ICT - 645141).

The School is hosted by the 1st Marine UAS Summer School. Contact: Filipa Almeida (email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), IST, Lisbon, Portugal and n.catenacci-volpiATherts.ac.uk (UH, UK).