Leonardo A. B. Tôrres

CNPq Curriculum (in English or in Portuguese)

Undergraduate Classes

Graduate Classes

Research Topics

My interests are mainly related to Nonlinear Control, Mathematics and its applications:

Short Vita

Leonardo Antônio Borges Tôrres completed its technical degree (highschool) in Electronics at the Federal Centre of Technological Education of Minas Gerais in 1992. From 1993 to 1997 he attended classes in Electrical Engineering at the Federal University of Minas Gerais, where he joined the post-graduation program in 1998, as a master student in Industrial Process Control. In 1999 he applied to the doctoral program and he was accepted. He received the doctoral diploma after the publication of his thesis in october 2001 on the subject of chaotic oscillators controlled to achieve secure transmission of information. From 2001 to the begining of 2002 he worked as Integrated Product Development Engineer at EMBRAER , on the project of the first brazilian fly-by-wire aircraft EMBRAER 170.

In 2002 he joined the Department of Electronic Engineering - UFMG as Associate Professor, and is currently member of the Post-Graduation Program in Electrical Engineering - CPDEE. He is also a member of the Modelling, Analysis and Control of Nonlinear Systems Group – MACSIN and of the Research and Development of Autonomous Vehicles (PDVA).

From october 2010 to april 2011 he was Visiting Scholar at the University of California Santa Barbara working with Prof. Joao Hespanha (ECEUCSB) and Prof. Jeffrey Moehlis (ME/UCSB).

Contact Information


Institutional Address:
Av. Antônio Carlos, 6627 - Pampulha. Belo Horizonte
Minas Gerais - Brazil.
CEP: 31270-010
Tel.: +55 (31) 3409-3450
Fax: +55 (31) 3409-5480


Last update: 08/2015.