Holds a diploma from Ecole Polytechnique, France (X1983) and a diploma in Electrical Engineering from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Techniques avancées (ENSTA), France (1988). He holds a master's degree (Diplôme d? Etudes Approfondies, 1988) and a doctorate (1990) in "Mathématiques et Automatique" at the Université Paris 9-Dauphine, as well as Habilitation à diriger des recherches de Universite Paris 11-Orsay (2005). He is currently an Associate Professor at the Getulio Vargas Foundation, School of Applied Mathematics (FGV / EMAp), since 2014. He was the Scientific Responsible for Relationships at the National Institute of Recherche en Informatique et Automatique (INRIA), France. With Latin America at INRIA (2009-2013), and Scientific Adviser at the Ministry of Higher Education and Research (MESR) of France (2012-2014). He has experience in Control and Automation, with emphasis on Industrial Electronics, Systems and Electronic Controls, and especially on the following topics: modeling and control systems with hysteresis, especially dry friction; Qualitative behavior of non-linear controlled systems, especially autonomous or forced oscillations; Stability and performance of systems with delays; Robustness relative to parametric uncertainties; Stability and qualitative behavior of multi-agent systems (consensus); Iterative computation methods (parallelism and asynchronism); Control of dynamic systems networks; Modeling, supervision / diagnosis of fuel cells; Modeling, supervision / diagnosis of thermal engine depollution systems; Control of transient phases of dynamic systems (application to anti-seismic engineering). He is Associate Editor of the journal Systems and Control Letters since 2008.