G U I L H E R M E  A.  S.  P E R E I R A


Short Biography



Guilherme A. S. Pereira received the B. Eng. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil, in 1998 and 2000 respectively, and the Doctor degree in computer science from the same university in 2003. He has received the Gold Medal Award from the Engineering School for the first place among the electrical engineer students in 1998. From 11/2000 to 05/2003, he was a visiting scientist at the GRASP Laboratory of the University of Pennsylvania, USA. From 08/2003 to 06/2004 he was a lecturer at the departments of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science of the Catholic University of Minas Gerais (PUC-MG), Brazil. He was also a visiting scholar at The Robotics Institute of the Carnegie Mellon University from 08/2015 to 07/2016. He is now a full time professor at the Electrical Engineering Department of the Federal University of Minas Gerais (DEE/UFMG). 

His research interests include robot navigation, cooperative robotics and computer vision. His recent interest is in the area of Autonomous Aerial Vehicles navigation and landing.