received both B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in electrical engineering
with the Electrical
Engineering Departement from Universidade Federal da Paraiba,
Campina Grande, Brazil, in 1996 and 1998, respectively. In
2002, I concluded my doctoral studies with the Robotics Department
of the Laboratoire
d'Informatique, de Robotique et de Microélectronique
de Montpellier, France. In 2003, I received the 2001-2002
Club EEA prize for the best french thesis in automatic control.
I am professor at the Electrical
Engineering Department, Universidade
de Brasília, in Brasília, Brazil. I am the
head of Automation
and Robotics Laboratory (LARA).
research are in the fields of terrestrial and aerial mobile
robotics, medical robotics, computer vision, stochastic signal
processing, and control systems. For further information,
please access my Curriculum
Vitae (in brazilian portuguese).