Eduardo Cardoce got the highest grade on his undergraduate project entitled "Estimation of the mouth corners form a single view".

The German Embassy, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), ACERFA and the Humboldt Schule in Costa Rica honored Dr. Geovanni Martinez for having been awarded with the the 2002 "Clodomiro Picado Twight" National Technology Award. DAAD was the German Organization which financed Dr. Martinez's PhD studies in Germany.

Dr. Geovanni Martinez gave a talk about Maximum-Likelihood Motion Estimation of Articulated Objects at the National Center of High Technology (Centro Nacional de Alta Tecnología), Rohmoser, Pavas, Costa Rica.

Dr. Geovanni Martinez presented a poster about Maximum-Likelihood Motion Estimation of a Human Face at the IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo 2003 (ICME-2003).

Dr. Geovanni Martinez was promoted to Full Professor.

Dr. Geovanni Martinez returned from a two months stay in Germany, where he conducted research on human face motion estimation from a single video camera at the Institut fuer Theoretische Nachrichtentechnik und Informationsverarbeitung of the University of Hannover.

Dr. Geovanni Martinez won the 2002 "Clodomiro Picado Twight" National Technology Award for his research efforts on human motion estimation for video compression and teleoperation space applications.