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Install ROS and Gazebo on Ubuntu Linux 14.04

To achieve ROS integration with stand-alone Gazebo, the following steps may be followed.

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Doctoral Awards Ceremony at NTNU

After defending my PhD thesis on the 20th of August, 2015, I received my diploma today. It was a beautiful ceremony at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, in Trondheim. Some photos and a video of the recorded ceremony are reported in the following.

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Filippo Sanfilippo awarded with the IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society (OES) Grant

It is a great pleasure and a true honour for me to communicate that I have been awarded a research scholarship from the IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society (OES) Scholarship program with regards to my PhD studies.

OES awards only eight scholarships a year to deserving researchers across the world.

The committee has officially announced the award with the following words:

"Dear Filippo, Thank you for your interest and application to the IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society (OES) Scholarship program. We are delighted to inform you that your application package was approved and we would like to offer you a grant. Again, congratulations on your award."

I dedicate this award to all my students and to my family.

I am very thankful to Professor Kristin Ytterstad Pettersen, Department of Engineering Cybernetics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim. Without her inspirational guidance, her enthusiasm, her encouragements, her unselfish help, I could never achieve these results.

IEEE has reported the news about the award on the following link and newsletter:

Filippo Sanfilippo