Universidade Federal do ABC - UFABC
Centro de Engenharia, Modelagem e Ciências Sociais Aplicadas - CECS


who am I?

Welcome to my home page. I have been working as a professor of the Robotics course at the Santo André campus of Federal University of ABC.

research interests

  • Transfer Learning
  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Robotics
  • Multi-Agent Systems

what am I working on? 

  • I'm coordinator of the Robotic Intelligent System research group (RIS)
  • Founder and Coordinator of the UFABC Robotic team
  • I'm coordinator and founder member of the RobocarRACE in Brazil. The main objective is to build autonomous vehicles in scale, helping to improve the research of AV in Brazil. www.roborace.com.br
  • Project Aster: Flight to a near-Earth asteroid (Aster Mission Infrared Spectrometer)

some of my past works:

  • Vice-General Chair of Latin American Robotics Competition 2014
  • Member of executive committee of RoboCup 2013 - 2015
  • Vice-General Chair of Brazilian Robotic Competition 2013 - 2012
  • IEEE Coordinator of Latin American Robotics Competition 2010
  • Founder of the NOBOX Robotics 


Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship (2013), Dept. of Electrical Engineering - FEI University Centre, Brazil
Supervisor: Dr. Reinaldo Bianchi

Ph.D. (2012), Dept. of Electrical Engineering - Technological Institute of Aeronautics (ITA)
Advisor: Dr. Jackson Paul Matsuura
Co-Advisor: Dr. Reinaldo Bianchi

M.Sc. (2007), Dept. of Electrical Engineering- FEI University Centre, Brazil
Advisor: Dr. Reinaldo Bianchi

Electrical Engineering degree (2004), FEI University Centre, Brazil
5-year undergraduate course, with specialisation in computing (final year)

Technical Course in Electronics (1998), ETE Julio de Mesquita, Brazil

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My Curriculum Vitae  in pictures: