Paulo Padrao Lopes

PhD Student, Computer Sciences


Advisor: Dr. Leonardo Bobadilla

Paulo Padrao is currently a research assistant in the Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences at Florida International University. His interests are primarily related to mobile robotics, autonomous vehicles, artificial intelligence, and engineering education. He received his Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering (Control, Automation & Robotics) from the University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Before joining MoRA Lab at FIU, Paulo worked as a STEM instructor for 5+ years at Instituto Federal Fluminense, Brazil. He was also a visiting student at Santa Clara University (2012/2013), Stanford University (2013), University of Duisburg-Essen (2015), and the German Aerospace Center (2018).