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Research group


Research Group on Applied Telecommunications GITA

Academic Unit: Faculty of Engineering

Colombian Ministry of Science








Engineering and technology


Electrical engineering, electronic engineering, information engineering

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Strategic Focus

GITA group seeks to be an outstanding regional group in applied optics-related developments, communication systems modeling, and pattern analysis. We expect to have an impact on industries and the private sector by offering effective solutions for the specific problems that businesspeople and governments may have. 

Research Areas and Topics

  • Optical communications.
  • Communication systems modeling.
  • Digital Signal Processing.

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

No poverty Good health and well-being Quality Education Affordable and clean energy

Group Coordinator

Juan Rafael Orozco Arroyave, Ph.D.

Ph.D. in Computer Science.

University of Erlangen–Nuremberg.

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Scientific Cooperation

Collaborative Relationships

  • Konecta Group.
  • Pratech Group.
  • IMEC (Antwerp, Belgium).
  • LME Lab (Erlangen, Germany).
  • IDIAP (EPFL, Switzerland).
  • SAMI (Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic).
  • BDA Lab (Antwerp, Belgium).
  • MAD Lab (Erlangen, Germany).
  • MackGraphe (São Paulo, Brazil).
  • Universidad Nacional (Medellin and Manizales).
  • GES Group [Health Economy Group] (UdeA).
  • GOF Group [Optics and Photonics Group] (UdeA).


Notable Projects

  • Speech and Movement Analysis using your SMArt phone for neurological diseases (SMA^2).
  • Tormenta: Intelligent management of cloud-based electronic services (Tormenta: Gestión Inteligente de servicios eléctricos en la nube).
  • Asynchronous multi-modal analysis of bio-signals for the automatic evaluation of the neurological state of Parkinson's disease patients.
  • Analysis of the fields of application of optic pulses generated through the filtering of various portions of the ultra-short optical pulse spectrum.

Main Research Results

  • Multimodal assessment of Parkinson’s disease: A deep learning approach. DOI: https://bit.ly/3g8VawQ
  • Efficient graphene saturable absorbers on D-shaped optical fiber for ultrashort pulse generation. DOI: https://bit.ly/3g9g1jp
  • Defining a Reliable Network Topology in Software-Defined Power Substations. DOI: https://bit.ly/36gEaAd
  • Analysis and evaluation of handwriting in patients with Parkinson’s disease using kinematic, geometrical, and non-linear features. DOI: https://bit.ly/3g5n6BA

Research Portafolio


  • Apkinson,
  • Neurospeech,
  • DisVoice,
  • Veri-Ingeni@Speech,
  • Veri-Ingeni@Face.

Apart from the software, the group already has a spin-off.

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