Flavio Tonidandel, PhD

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Centro Universitário FEI

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Artificial intelligence
Applied to Automation & Robotics


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Flavio Tonidandel










Who am I ?

I am an Associate Professor at the Department of Computer Science, Centro Universitario FEI (FEI-SP), Sao Paulo, Brazil.  In 1996, I received my B.Sc. degree in Electronic Engineering from Universidade Federal de Uberlândia, Brazil.  I obtained my M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from POLI-USP in 1997 and finally my Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering at the same university (USP) in January 2003 in the Artificial Intelligence area. Nowadays I work and research in the Intelligent Robotics field and Coordinate the group of Robotics at FEI: ROBOFEI.


Current Positions

Vice-President of RoboCup Federation (2022-2025)  (www.robocup.org)

Vice-President da RoboCup Brasil (2022-2025) (www.robocup.org.br)
Member of RoboCup Brasil Trustees Council since 2010  (www.robocup.org.br)
Member of IEEE Latin American Robotics Council  (http://ewh.ieee.org/reg/9/robotica/)

Past Positions

Vice-Rector for Extensions and Community Activities (VREAC) – FEI (2020-2024)

Head of Computer Science Department of FEI (2006-2019)
Coordinator of Computer Science Course of FEI (2006-2019)
Coordinator of Robotics Engineering Course of FEI (2019-2023)

Coordinator of Brazilian Special Committee on Robotics (CER) of SBC - Brazilian Computer Society (2010 – 2014)
General Coordinator of Brazilian Robotics Olympiads (OBR) (2013-2014)
General Chair of RoboCup 2014 in Brazil (João Pessoa – PB)
General Chair of Joint Conference 2010 (São Bernardo do Campo – SP)
Technical Chair of Brazilian Robotics Competition (2009-2010)
Coordinator of Mostra Nacional de Robótica (2013)
Program Chair of the following events:  RoboControl (2012) ; SBR – Brazilian Robotics Symposium (2016) and RoboCup Symposium (2017)
Associate member of the Brazilian Computer Society (SBR), Brazilian Automation Society (SBA) and IEEE RAS

Member of Brazilian Robotics Olympiads (OBR) Superior Council from 2007 to 2019

Member of Evaluation Committee of SESI Torneio de Robótica FIRST LEGO LEAGUE (FLL) – (2016-2019)

President of RoboCup Brasil (2016-2019)
RoboCup Federation Board of Trustees (2018-2021) 


Brazilian Robotics Olympiad

Brazilian Robotics Fair

RoboCup Brazil


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My Personal Contact


Av. Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco, 3972

Sao Bernardo do Campo - Sao Paulo - Brazil

CEP 09850-901


 My Research Interests

·       Intelligent Robotics

·       Human-Robot Interaction

·       Humanoid Robots

·       Educational Robotics

·       Artificial Intelligence Planning

·       Case-based Reasoning

·       Case-Based Planning

·       Intelligent Building Automation Systems


Editor and Guest Editor of Journals and Proceedings

·       Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, 91(2), 217-218
Special Issue Robotica 2016  

·       Advances in Artificial Intelligence – 20th Brazilian Symposium on Artificial Intelligence – SBIA 2010

·       Proceedings of Joint Conference 2010 - Workshops


Chair or Co-Chair of Scientific Events

·      RoboCup Symposium 2017

·      Latin American Robotics Symposium 2017 / Simpósio Brasileiro de Robótica 2017

·      Latin American Robotics Symposium 2016 / Simpósio Brasileiro de Robótica 2016

·       RoboControl 2012



·       ROBOFEI Projects (INTELLIGENT ROBOTS)  (Project web page)

·       IT-SIMPLE Project web page  (Open Source Project)


·       FAR-OFF PLANNING Project web page       



The list of my entire publications since 1996 can be found in the Brazilian LATTES CURRICULUM




Research Faculties

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Prof. Flavio Tonidandel, PhD
Department of Computer Science

Prof. Reinaldo Augusto da Costa Bianchi, PhD
Department of Electrical Engineering

Prof. Paulo Sérgio Silva Rodrigues, PhD
Department of Computer Science

Plinio Thomaz Aquino Junior
Prof. Plinio Thomaz Aquino Junior, PhD
Department of Computer Science

Danilo PERICO | Professor (Assistant) | PhD | University Center of FEI, São  Bernardo do Campo | Department of Computer Science
Prof. Danilo H. Perico, PhD
Department of Computer Science

Recuperação de imagens por conteúdo utilizando Lógica Fuzzy - um estudo de  caso sobre imagens faciais
Profa. Leila Bargamasco, PhD
Department of Computer Science

Carlos Eduardo Thomaz - Personal Web Page
Prof. Carlos E. Thomaz, PhD
Department of Electrical Engineering






Useful and Important links for Computer and Robotics Communities

RoboCup Brazil

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