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Matias Mattamala

Matias Mattamala BSc MSc

DPhil Student

COLLEGE: Hertford College


Matias completed his B.Sc, Ingeniería Civil Electrica (P.Eng), and M.Sc in Electrical Engineering at the Universidad de Chile. He is now a DPhil student at the Dynamic Robot Systems group of the Oxford Robotics Institute under the supervision of Dr. Maurice Fallon.

When not in the lab, Matias enjoys photography, travelling, reading, and searching for weird and cheap stuff in second-hand stores.

Personal website

Research Interests

  • Visual navigation
  • Computer vision
  • Legged robots
  • State estimation
  • Probabilistic methods

Research Projects

Matias' projects is focused on the development of novel long-term navigation systems for legged robots, using cameras as the main sensing unit.

Research groups

Recent Publications

  • Milad Ramezani, Yiduo Wang, Marco Camurri, David Wisth, Matias Mattamala and Maurice Fallon, "The Newer College Dataset: Handheld LiDAR, Inertial and Vision with Ground Truth", IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Robotics and Intelligent Systems, 2020.
  • Mohamed Baioumy, Matias Mattamala, Paul Duckworth, Bruno Lacerda, Nick Hawes, "Adaptive manipulator control using active inference with precision learning", UKRAS20 Conference:“Robots into the real world” Proceedings, Lincoln, United Kingdom, 2020.
  • Cristopher Gomez, Matias Mattamala, Tim Resink, Javier Ruiz-del-Solar, "Visual SLAM-Based Localization and Navigation for Service Robots: The Pepper Case", RoboCup 2018: Robot World Cup XXII, Springer, 2018.