ISR – Instituto Superior Técnico
Torre Norte - 7º Piso
Av.Rovisco Pais, 1
1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal
ISR-Lisbon is located at the North tower of the Lisbon campus of IST (Lisbon Technology Institute) and is organized in 6 research groups/labs: Dynamical Systems and Ocean Robotics; Mobile Robotics; Computer and Robot Vision; Signal and Image Processing; Intelligent Systems, and Evolutionary Systems and Biomedical Engineering.
ISR-Lisbon gives special attention to international scientific research cooperation and to training and education initiatives through master, doctoral and post-doctoral programs. Grants are available for foreign students and researchers who wish to enroll in these programs.
Ever since its foundation, and in close cooperation with IST, ISR-Lisbon has been committed to meeting the following main strategic objectives:
ISR-Lisbon has a research team of 124 researchers, 32 of them hold a Ph.D. degree and are University Professors, Invited Scientists (MIT) or Post-Doc researchers. They are responsible for the supervision of 65 post-graduate and 27 undergraduate students.
International Collaborative Research
ISR-Lisbon is engaged in several international collaborative projects. Two types of cooperation are specially noteworthy: firstly, participation in R&D projects in conjunction with universities and research centres of excellence, as well as European businesses with recognized competence, under the auspices of programs funded by the Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation, European Community and other agencies; and secondly, training and education initiatives, primarily through master, doctoral and post-doctoral programs for Portuguese and foreign researchers.