Welcome to MACRO's homepage
MACRO is a research group from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) focused on mechatronics, control, and robotics. The group is composed of researchers, graduate and undergraduate students from the Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering.
Congratulations to our most recent MS, Juan José Quiroz Omaña, who defended his thesis entitled "Whole-Body Kinematic Control of Nonholonomic Mobile Manipulators Using Linear Programming" under supervision of prof. Bruno Vilhena Adorno.
Mr. Juan will continue his studies and pursue a PhD under supervision of Prof. Bruno Adorno.
From left to right: Prof. Guilherme Pereira, Prof. Bruno Adorno, Juan José (Juancho) Quiroz Omaña, and Prof. Vinicius Gonçalves.
Congratulations to our most recent MS, Mariana de Paula Assis Fonseca, who defended her thesis entitled "Modelagem e Controle Hierárquico de Corpo Completo de Um Robô Humanóide Utilizando A Álgebra de Quatérnios Duais" (Whole-body modeling and hierarchical control of a humanoid robot using dual quaternion algebra) under supervision of prof. Bruno Vilhena Adorno.
Ms. Mariana Fonseca will continue her studies on humanoid robotics and will pursue a PhD under supervision of Prof. Bruno Adorno and Prof. Philippe Fraisse.
From left to right: Prof. Douglas Macharet (CS Department), Mariana Fonseca, Prof. Bruno Adorno, and Prof. Luciano Pimenta.