Prof. Rita Cunha
Professor at Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa – Portugal
Title: Advances in Motion Control of Aerial Vehicles
Brief Biography: Prof. Rita Cunha received the Licenciatura degree in Information Systems and Computer Engineering and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal, in 1998 and 2007, respectively. She is currently an Associate Professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of IST and a researcher with the Institute for Systems and Robotics, LARSyS, Lisbon. Her research interests include nonlinear dynamical systems and control, multi-agent systems, cooperative control, optimal control and model predictive control applied to multi-vehicle trajectory generation, and vision-based control with application to autonomous aerial vehicles.