Augusto Loureiro Da Costa
Augusto Loureiro da Costa is a full Professor, School of Engineering at the Federal University of Bahia, Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering with a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (2001) and a Master in Electrical Engineering from Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (1997). He was a visiting PhD Student at Karlsruhe University, Germany (08/1998, 01/2000) and a Visiting Professor at University of Pennsylvania, GRASP Lab (General Robotic Automation and System of Perception Laboratory), from 08/2012 until 07/2013. He is a researcher in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence, with an emphasis on Multi-robots, acting on the following topics: multi-robot systems, cooperative robotics, autonomous robots, autonomous agents multiagent systems. He is also a coordinator of the Special Committee on Artificial Intelligence of the Brazilian Computer Society (2008-2010 biennium).