Built Environment (RISE)

Department of Civil & Structural Engineering

Dr Yuri Kaszubowski Lopes

Research Associate

Contact

y.kaszubowski@sheffield.ac.uk

The University of Sheffield
Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Portobello Centre (Room C34d)
Pitt Street
Sheffield, S1 4ET

Profile

Yuri Kaszubowski Lopes is a Research Associate in the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at The University of Sheffield and is currently reading for his PhD in the Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering at The University of Sheffield. He received a MEng in Electrical Engineering and a Bachelor in Computer Science at Santa Catarina State University. His research interests include:

Computational Intelligence (Evolutionary Computation and Machine Learning)
Model Predictive Control
Energy Management in Buildings
Formal Methods and Theory of Computation
Robotics, specially swarm robotics systems

Recent activities and achievements

Yuri's current project is: Unlocking the Potential of Model-Predictive Control in Non-domestic Building Energy Management: Automated Configuration and Optimisation of Control

Publications

TRENKWALDER, S., LOPES, Y.K., KOLLING A., CHRISTENSEN, A.L., PRODAN, R., GROSS, R. OpenSwarm: An Event-Driven Embedded Operating System for Miniature Robots. In: International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems - IROS 2016 (to appear).

LOPES, Y. K., TRENKWALDER, S., LEAL, A. B., DODD, T. J., GROSS, R. Supervisory control theory applied to swarm robotics. Swarm Intelligence, 10(1):65--97, 2016.

PINHEIRO, L.P., LOPES, Y.K., LEAL, A.B., ROSSO Jr, R.S.U. Nadzoru: A software tool for supervisory control of discrete event systems. In: Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Dependable Control of Discrete Systems (DCDS), volume 5, 2015, pages 182-187.

LOPES, Y. K., LEAL, A. B., DODD, T. J., GROSS, R.  Application of Supervisory Control Theory to Swarms of e-puck and Kilobot Robots. In: International Conference on Swarm Intelligence - ANTS, 2014, Brussels, Belgium, pages 62-73. Finalist of Best Paper Award.

LOPES, Y. K., ROSSO Jr., R. S. U., LEAL, A. B., HARBS, E., HOUNSELL, M. S. . Finite Automata as an Information Model for MES and Supervisory Control Integration. In: 14th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing - INCOM, 2012, Bucharest, Romania. v. 14. pages F-488-F-493.

LOPES, Y. K., LEAL, A. B., ROSSO Jr., R. S. U., HARBS, E. . Local Modular Supervisory Implementation in Microcontroller. In: 9th International Conference of Modeling, Optimization and Simulation - MOSIM, 2012, Bordeaux, France. v. 1.
        
TRENTINI, R., BONILLA, A. A. C., OLIVEIRA, J. L., LEAL, A. B., LOPES, Y. K., OTTO, T. B. . Controle linear e não-linear de velocidade aplicados em um micromotor pneumático utilizado em aplicações dentais. In: XIX Congresso Brasileiro de Automática - CBA, 2012, Campina Grande - PB, Brazil, v. XIX. pages 1834-1841 (In Portuguese).
        
OTTO, T. B., LEAL, A. B., LOPES, Y. K., TRENTINI, R. . Modelagem e Controle de um Sistema Industrial de Transporte de Matérias-primas em Pó usando a Teoria de Controle Supervisório. In: XIX Congresso Brasileiro de Automática - CBA, 2012, Campina Grande - PB, Brazil. v. XIX. pages 5302-5309 (In Portuguese).
    
LOPES, Y. K., HARBS, E., LEAL, A. B., ROSSO Jr., R. S. U. Proposta de Implementação de Controle Supervisório em Microcontroladores. In: X Simpósio Brasileiro de Automação Inteligente - SBAI 2011, São João del-Rei - MG, Brazil. pages 1244-1249 (In Portuguese).

LOPES, Y. K., HOUNSELL, M. S., ROSSO Jr, R. S. U. Virtual manufacturing: a review of educational and engineering applications. Revista do CCEI., v.15, pages 262-280, 2011. (In Portuguese)

Qualifications

PhD in Automatic Control and Systems Engineering (2012-) Meng in Electrical Engineerin (2010-2012) Bachelor in Computer Science (2006-2009) Technical high school in Mechanics (2002-2005)