CV


Find my full Curriculum Vitae here in pdf (generated by LinkedIn).

Academic education:
2009 - Current
PhD at the Systems Engineering Program, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department
University of California at Berkeley (UCB)
Research area: Collaborative control of Unmanned Vehicles, Formal methods for Cyber-Physical Systems;
Adviser: Prof. Raja Sengupta
see coursework at bottom.

2006 - 2009
Master degree in Automation, Instrumentation and Control (2 years graduate degree, before Bologna Agreement)
School of Engineering of Porto University (FEUP)
Dissertation: Cooperative Control of Teams of Unmanned Air Vehicles [pdf]
Adviser: Prof. João Borges de Sousa, FEUP
Co-adviser: Prof. Raja Sengupta, University of California at Berkeley

1999-2005
Licenciatura degree in Electrical Engineering (6 year degree equivalent to MSc
, before Bologna Agreement)
Portuguese Air Force Academy (AFA) + Technical University of Lisbon (IST)
Major emphasis - Telecommunications, Minor emphasis - Power Systems
Final Work Dissertation: Ultra Dense WDM Systems with DPSK modulation [abstract]
Advisor: Prof. Adolfo Cartaxo, Institute for Telecommunications - Lisbon branch

Internships
  • 2008 (2 months) - Internship at the Center for Collaborative Control of Unmanned Vehicles (C3UV), University of California at Berkeley;
  • 2007 (2 months) - Internship at the Center for Collaborative Control of Unmanned Vehicles (C3UV), University of California at Berkeley;
    • Project: Development of a WebService to publish tasks to a network of UAVs through web.
  • 2005-2006 (6 months) - Internship at the Department of Electrical Engineering of the Portuguese Air Force
    • Project: Centralized Management System for the Portuguese Air Force communications network [report (portuguese)]
Military career (Portuguese Air Force):
  • 2009-current - Captain;
  • 2005-2009 - 1st Lieutenant;
  • 2004-2005 - 2nd Lieutenant;
  • 2003-2004 - Aspirant;
  • 1999-2003 - Cadet.
Other activities:
  • 2009 - Consultant at the Military Academy "Marechal Samora Machel", Nampula, Mozambique, under the Portugal-Mozambique Military Cooperation Project;
  • 2007-2009 - National Coordinator for the CapTech Guidance and Control, European Defence Agency;
Awards:
  • European Student Scholarship Award, Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA), 2008;
  • Medalha de Cobre de bom comportamento, Portuguese Air Force, 2008;
  • Best Electrical Engineer Student, AFCEA, 2006;
  • Best Portuguese Air Force Academy Student, Association of Portuguese Air Force (AFAP), 2006;
  • Best Electrical Engineer Student, OGMA, Portuguese Aeronautic Industry SA, 2002.
Misc: 
Coursework regarding Doctoral degree:

Major emphasis in Systems Engineering, Communication and Control
Minor emphasis in Programming Languages and Combinatorial Algorithms
Minor emphasis in Formal Methods for Cyber-Physical Systems