Amanda Duarte

Position e-mail
PhD Candidate
Office Phone
C6 E201 +34 934054282.


Amanda Duarte is a PhD candidate at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) under the supervision of Prof. Jordi Torres and Prof. Xavier Giró.

In 2015, she graduated in Systems Analysis at Instituto Federal Sul-rio-grandense Câmpus Pelotas (IFSul) in Brazil spending one year at Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC) in the United States as part of an exchange program. She obtained her Master's degree in Computer Engineering from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande (Furg) under the supervision of Prof. Silvia Silva da Costa Botelho and Prof. Paulo Lilles Jorge Drews Junior working with the Automation and Intelligent Robotics (NAUTEC) group. During the summer of 2017, she was a visiting student at Barcelona Supercomputing Center.

Her current research interests lie in the area of Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Neural Machine Translation, Speech Recognition, Video Generation, Video Understanding, Multi-modal Learning.


For more information, visit her personal webpage.



Conference Papers top

A. Duarte, Roldán, F., Tubau, M., Escur, J., Pascual-deLaPuente, S., Salvador, A., Mohedano, E., McGuinness, K., Torres, J., and Giró-i-Nieto, X., Wav2Pix: Speech-conditioned Face Generation using Generative Adversarial Networks, in ICASSP, Brighton, UK, 2019. (4.42 MB)
A. Duarte, Cross-modal Neural Sign Language Translation, in Proceedings of the 27th ACM International Conference on Multimedia - Doctoral Symposium, Nice, France, 2019. (392.69 KB)
D. Surís, Duarte, A., Salvador, A., Torres, J., and Giró-i-Nieto, X., Cross-modal Embeddings for Video and Audio Retrieval, in ECCV 2018 Women in Computer Vision Workshop, Munich, Germany, 2018. (1.07 MB)
A. Duarte, Camli, G., Torres, J., and Giró-i-Nieto, X., Towards Speech to Sign Language Translation, in ECCV 2018 Workshop on Shortcomings in Vision and Language, 2018. (142.48 KB)
A. Duarte, Surís, D., Salvador, A., Torres, J., and Giró-i-Nieto, X., Temporal-aware Cross-modal Embeddings for Video and Audio Retrieval, in NIPS 2017 Women in Machine Learning Workshop (WiML), Long Beach, CA, USA, 2017. (155.1 KB)

Teaching top

Acronym Title Level College
DLCV Deep Learning for Computer Vision Master in Telecommunications Engineering (MET) ETSETB Telecom BCN