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Current students

Ph.D.:
Iury Valente de Bessa (Scholarship: FAPEAM) (Winner of the Best Paper Award in the 14º Simpósio Brasileiro de Automação Inteligente - SBAI 2019, Brazil) (Scholarship: CNPq for his International PhD internship at Institut de Robòtica i Informàtica Industrial, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - Barcelona, Spain) (Iury Bessa is also a Professor at Federal University of Amazonas - UFAM - Manaus - Amazonas, Brazil);

Luiz Alberto Queiroz Cordovil Júnior
(Scholarship: CNPq);

Márcia Luciana da Costa Peixoto (Scholarship: CAPES);

Mariella Maia Quadros (Currently Mariella Quadros is also a Professor at IFMG / Sabará - Minas Gerais, Brazil);

Paulo Sérgio Pereira Pessim ;

Pedro Henrique Silva Coutinho (Scholarship: CAPES) (Winner of the IFAC Young Author Award in the 4th IFAC Conference on Embedded Systems, Computational intelligence and Telematics in Control - CESCIT'21 - Valenciennes, France, 5-7 July 2021);

Gabriela Lígia Reis (co-advisor) (Currently Gabriela Reis is also a Professor at Instituto Federal do Sudeste de Minas Gerais - IF SUDESTE MG - Juiz de Fora - Minas Gerais, Brazil);

Master:
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Postdoctoral Fellows:
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Undergraduate supervision:  
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Alumni (Gone but not forgotten)

Ph.D.:
Murilo Cesar Osorio Camargos Filho (Thesis) (Scholarship: Petrobras) (Currently Murilo Camargos holds a position as Engineer at UNIGAL USIMINAS / Ipatinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil);

Rodrigo Farias Araújo
(Thesis) (Scholarship: CNPq) (Currently Rodrigo F. Araújo holds a position as Professor at the State University of Amazonas - UEA / Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil);

Rosileide de Oliveira Lopes (Thesis) (Currently Rosileide O. Lopes holds a position as Professor at Universidade Federal de Itajubá - UNIFEI - Itabira, Minas Gerais, Brazil);

Tiago Gaiba de Oliveira
(Thesis) (Scholarship: CNPq) (Currently Tiago G. de Oliveira holds a position as Professor at Universidade Federal de Itajubá - UNIFEI - Itabira, Minas Gerais, Brazil);

Thomas Laurain
(PhD Thesis' cover page or Full Thesis) (co-advisor)  (LAMIH - UMR CNRS 8201 - Université Polytechnique Hauts-de-France (former University of Valenciennes) - France - Scholarship: CNRS) (Currently Thomas Laurain is an Assistant Professor at Université de Haute-Alsace - UHA - France);

Sajad Azizi
(Thesis) (Scholarship: CNPq) (co-advisor) (Currently Sajad Azizi holds a Postdoc position at Université Libre de Bruxelles - ULB - Belgium);

Emilio Zorzo Barcelo (Thesis) (Scholarship: FAPEMIG. And
CAPES for his International PhD internship at Florida Institute of Technology - Melbourne, USA(Emilio Z. Barcelos had held a Fellow Researcher position at Florida Institute of Technology - FIT - USA) (Currently Emilio Z. Barcelos holds a position as  Product Manager for Alstom's Wayside Intelligence Platform, USA);

Victor Costa da Silva Campos
(Thesis) (Winner of the Federal University of Minas Gerais Award for Outstanding Electrical Engineering Ph.D.’s Thesis - 2016) (co-advisor)  (Scholarship: CNPq). (He also got a CAPES's scholarship for two International PhD internships. The first one at Université Polytechnique Hauts-de-France (former Université de Valenciennes et du Hainaut-Cambresis) - France, and the second one at University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) - USA (Victor C. S. Campos holds currently a position as Professor at Federal University of Minas Gerais - UFMG - and he had served as Associate Editor to the IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems in 2015);

Guilherme Costa Silva (co-advisor) (Scholarship: CNPq). (He also got a CAPES's scholarship for his International PhD internship at University of Memphis - Intelligent Security Systems Research Laboratory - USA) (Currently Guilherem C. Silva is a Data Scientist with Loggi, Sao Paulo, Brazil);

Leonardo Amaral Mozelli (Thesis) (Winner of the Federal University of Minas Gerais Award for Outstanding Electrical Engineering Ph.D.’s Thesis - 2012(Scholarship: CNPq (Currently Leonardo A. Mozelli holds a position of Professor at Federal University of Minas Gerais and he is a Brazilian CNPq fellowship level 2);

Claudio Dias Campos  (Currently Claudio D. Campos holds a position of Professor at PUC/Minas and also at Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil);

Marcos Flavio Silveira Vasconcelos D'Angelo (Thesis) (Scholarship: FAPEMIG(Currently Marcos Flavio S. V. D'Angelo is a Full Professor at UNIMONTES, Montes Claros, Minas Gerais, Brazil, and he is a Brazilian CNPq fellowship level 2);

Luiz Claudio Andrade Souza (Thesis) (Scholarship: FAPEMIG(Currently Luiz Claudio A. Souza is a Senior Researcher at Centro de Desenvolvimento da Tecnologia Nuclear, Servico do Reator e Tecnicas Analiticas - CDTN, Belo Horizonte, Brazil);

Carlos Alexandre Laurentys de Almeida (Thesis) (co-advisor) (Currently Carlos Alexandre L. de Almeida is a Senior Magager at EY, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil);

Fernando de Oliveira Souza (Thesis(Winner of the Federal University of Minas Gerais Award for Outstanding Engineering Ph.D.’s Thesis - 2009) - (Winner of the CAPES Award for Outstanding Ph.D.'s Thesis in Electrical Engineering in Brazil - 2009) (Scholarship: CAPES. He also got CNPq's scholarship  for his International PhD internship at University of California San Diego (UCSD), Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering - USA) - (Currently Fernando O. Souza holds a Professor position at Federal University of Minas Gerais - UFMG - and he is a Brazilian CNPq fellowship level 2);

Julio Cesar Braz de Queiroz (Thesis) (co-advisor)  (Currently Julio C. B. de Queiroz holds a position of professor at PUC/Minas, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil).

Eduardo Nunes Goncalves (Thesis) (Winner of the Federal University of Minas Gerais Award for Outstanding Engineering Ph.D.’s Thesis - 2007) - (Currently Eduardo N. Goncalves holds a position of Professor at CEFET/MG and he is a Brazilian CNPq fellowship level 2);


NOTE: The International PhD internship in Brazil is named "Sandwich PhD".

Postdoctoral Fellows:
Márcio Feliciano Braga; (Márcio Braga holds a position of Professor at Federal University of Ouro Preto);

Daniel Furtado Leite
(Scholarship:CNPq) (Currently Daniel F. Leite holds a position of Professor at Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez - UAI, Chile);

Fernando de Oliveira Souza (Scholarship:CNPq(Currently Fernando O. Souza holds a position of Professor at Federal University of Minas Gerais and he is a Brazilian CNPq fellowship level 2);

Alexandre Rodrigues Mesquita (Scholarship: CAPES-REUNI)  (Currently Alexandre R. Mesquita holds a position of Professor at Federal University of Minas Gerais);
Master:
Lucas Tadeu Franco de Souza (Currently Lucas de Souza works as Engineer at FIAT / Betim);

Elvis Mayk Chaves Barbosa (Currently Elvis Barbosa works as Engineer at GREEN / PUC-Minas);

Pedro Henrique Silva Coutinho
(Scholarship: CAPES) (Currently Pedro H. S. Coutinho is pursuing his PhD under my supervision at UFMG);

Fernando Marcos Souza Silva (co-advisor) (Mestrado Profissional em Modelagem Computacional e Sistemas  - UNIMONTES)
(Currently Fernando M. S. Silva holds a professor position at Instituto Federal de Educação Ciência e Tecnologia do Norte de Minas Gerais, IFNMG - Campus Araçuaí);

Iury Valente de Bessa (co-advisor) (Master in Electrical Engineering - UFAM) (Currently Iury V. de Bessa hold a Professor position at the Federal Univeristy of Amazonas and He is also pursuing his PhD under my supervision at UFMG);

Mateus Paresqui Berruezo (co-advisor) (Currently Mateus P. Berruezo works as Engineer with Gerdau Acominas);

Laércio Ives Santos (co-advisor) (Mestrado Profissional em modelagem Computacional e Sistemas  - UNIMONTES) (Currently Laércio I. Dantos holds a Professor position at Instituto Federal de Educação Ciência e Tecnologia do Norte de Minas Gerais, IFNMG - Monstes Claros);

Estevao Modolo de Souza (Scholarship: CNPq) (Currently Estevao M. de Souza holds a position of Professor at Instituto Federal do Espirito Santo - Campus Sao Mateus);

Jullierme Emiliano Alves Dias (thesis) (co-advisor) (Scholarship: CNPq) (Currently Jullierme E. A. Dias is a Research Engineer with Neocontrol Solucoes em Automacao, NEOCONTROL);

Renan Nominato Oliveira Souza (thesis) (Scholarship: CNPq) (Currently Renan N. O. Souza is with LibenEnergia);

Goncalo Daniel Thums (thesis) (co-advisor) (Scholarship: CAPES); (Currently Gonçalo D. Thums works as Engineer at EMBRAER);

Fabiano de Souza Moreira (thesis) (Currently Fabiano de Souza Moreira is an Engineer at IDOM Consulting);

Victor Costa da Silva Campos (thesis) (co-advisor), (Scholarship: CNPq) (Currently Victor C. S. Campos holds a Professor position at the Federal University of Minas Gerais);

Leonardo Amaral Mozelli (thesis) (Scholarship: CNPq) (Currently Leonardo A. Mozelli holds a position of Professor at  the Federal University of Minas Gerais and he is a Brazilian CNPq fellowship level 2);

Fernando de Oliveira Souza (thesis) (Scholarship: CAPES) (Currently Fernando O. Souza holds a Professor position at Federal University of Minas Gerais and he is a Brazilian CNPq fellowship level 2);

Claudio Dias Campos, (Scholarship: CAPES (Currently Claudio D. Campos holds a Professor position at PUC/Minas and also Federal University of Minas Gerais);

Leila do Perpetuo Socorro, (Scholarship: CAPES)  (Currently Leila P. Socorro is an Engineer ath Tecnometal Engenharia e Construcoes Mecanicas Ltda);

Lauro de Miranda Duraes (Scholarship: CAPES) (Currently Lauro M. Duraes is with Ibmec Minas Gerais).

Undergraduate supervision (Since 2003 - Scholarship holders only):
Pedro Soares Queiroz (Scholarship: CNPq);
Rafael Ferreira dos Santos (Scholarship: CNPq);
Jeferson Batista da Silva (Scholarship: CNPq);
Juliana Brito Campos (Scholarship: CNPq);
Gustavo Silva Castilho de Avellar (Scholarship: CNPq); (Winner of the Best Engineering Undergraduate's work at Federal University of Minas Gerais - 2008)
Rogerio Rodrigues Lima (Scholarship: CNPq);
Alan Cherem Zorkot (Scholarship: CNPq);
Leonardo Amaral Mozelli  (Scholarship: CNPq);
Adrian Nelson Vaisman Chasin (Scholarship: CNPq);
Andre Matias Nunes Teixeira (Scholarship: CNPq);
Saulo Benchimol Bastos (Scholarship: CNPq);
Michel Carlo Rodrigues Leles (Scholarship: CNPq);          
     


By Reinaldo Martinez Palhares         


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