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.