Electrical engineering formation with an emphasis on electronic systems and a master's in electrical engineering from the Federal University of Juiz de Fora, his training allowed him to have competence in the area of digital and analog electronics. However, the central area of expertise is robotics in which he is since 2012 as a researcher and promoted his master's degree. He is currently R&D and develops research in the robotics area at the Institute of Systems and Computer Engineering, Technology and Science - INESC TEC. He has experience in several R&D projects that he developed in Brazil and Portugal. Expertise areas, experience, and skills include the creation of firmware, middleware and software, embedded systems, control techniques, and artificial and computational intelligence. Development of robots, autonomous unmanned aerial vehicles, autonomous systems, robotic manipulators, industrial robotics, and sensing (computer vision and 3D perception).