Welcome to our new faculty member

The MACRO team welcomes our most recent faculty member, Prof. Vinicius Mariano Gonçalves, who is an expert on Discrete Event Systems and robot control. Prof. Gonçalves received  the B.S degree in Control and Automation Engineering (2011) and  PhD  degree  in  Electrical  Engineering  (2014), both  from  Universidade  Federal  de  Minas  Gerais (UFMG), Brazil. From September 2013 to April 2014, he  was  in  an  internship  in  Université  d’Angers, France, and from April to July 2015 in a Post Doctoral  internship  in  Laboratoire  d’Informatique,  de Robotique et de Microélectronique de Montpellier (LIRMM), France. From 2012 to 2014, he also worked as an automation  engineer  and  technical advisor in industry. His main research interests are control theory, discrete event systems, max-plus algebra (tropical algebra), optimization and robotics.