In January 2018, Gonzalo joined the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology as an Assistant Professor. He is heading the Mobile Robotics lab., focusing his research on planning, perception and how to combine both into new solutions in robotics.
Gonzalo Ferrer completed his PhD thesis in 2015 on robot navigation algorithms in urban environments at the Institut de Robotica i Informatica Industrial IRI, a group inside the Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC), in Barcelona, Spain.
Before joining Skoltech, Gonzalo worked during two years as a Research Fellow (postdoc) at the APRIL lab. and Intermittent Lecturer in the department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Michigan.