Flavio Tonidandel, PhD

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Centro Universitário FEI

IAAAR Group Member
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 Engineer at the same university (USP) in January 2003 in the Artificial Intelligence area. Nowadays I work and research in Intelligent Robotics field and Coordinate the group of Robotics at FEI: ROBOFEI.


Current Positions

Member of RoboCup Federation Board of Trustees (2018-2021)  (www.robocup.org)
President of RoboCup Brasil (2016-2019)  (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/)
Member of Brazilian Robotics Olympiads (OBR) Superior Council since 2007 (www.obr.org.br)


Past Positions

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 Brazilian Computer Society (SBR), Brazilian Automation Society (SBA) and IEEE RAS


Brazilian Robotics Olympiad

Brazilian Robotics Fair

RoboCup Brazil


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My Personal Contact

Departamento de Ciência da Computação – Computer Science Department

Centro Universitario FEI

Av. Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco, 3972

Sao Bernardo do Campo - Sao Paulo - Brazil

CEP 09850-901

Tel:  +55 (0)11 4353 2900 (ext. 2190)


 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




IAAAR Research Faculties

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Prof. Flavio Tonidandel, PhD
Department of Computer Science

Prof. Paulo Eduardo Santos, PhD
Department of Electrical Engineering

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

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


Artificial Intelligence Applied to Automation & Robotics Research Group




Useful and Important links for Computer and Robotics Communities

RoboCup Brazil

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