Leonardo A. B. Torres received his B.Eng. in 1997, and his doctoral degree in 2001, both in Electrical Engineering, from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil. Between 2001 and 2002 he worked as Integrated Development Engineer in the aeronautical company Embraer, where he contributed to the design of control laws and fault detection algorithms in the context of the first Brazilian fly-by-wire aircraft, the Embraer 170. In 2002 he joined the Department of Electronic Engineering at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (DELT/UFMG) and became Titular Professor (Full Professor) in 2018. In the meantime, from October 2010 to April 2011 he was a Visiting Research Scholar at the University of California Santa Barbara. Since March 2021, he has been an Associate Professor in the Aerospace Engineering Department at the California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) in San Luis Obispo. His interests are mainly associated with Control and Synchronization of Nonlinear Dynamical Systems, Sensor Fusion, Aircraft Control and Robotics.
- Control and Synchronization of Nonlinear Dynamical Systems
- Sensor Fusion
- Aircraft Control and Robotics