Pedro Encarnação is an Assistant Professor (Affiliate) at the Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics of the Catholic University of Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal.
He is a Visiting Professor of the Universidad del Rosario, Bogota, Colombia and a Research Affiliate of the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Edmonton, Canada.
He has received the 'Licenciatura' degree in 1994, the M.Sc. degree in 1998, and the Ph.D. degree in 2002, all in Electrical and Computers Engineering from the Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal.
From 2000 to 2013 he was with the Faculty of Engineering of the Catholic University of Portugal, UCP Sintra's Campus, Portugal. He served as Associate Dean of the Faculty of Engineering between 2002 and 2008 and as the coordinator of the subject area of Mathematics between 2001 and 2013.
In 2008/09 he was a Visiting Professor (Research) at the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, and at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Edmonton, Canada.
He worked with the Dynamical Systems and Ocean Robotics Lab at the Institute for Systems and Robotics, Lisbon, on the problems of nonlinear control with applications to autonomous ocean vehicles.
His current research interests include Rehabilitation Engineering, namely the use of robotic systems in the rehabilitation of persons with disabilities, and nonlinear control of autonomous vehicles.
Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics,
Universidade Católica Portuguesa,
Palma de Cima,
1649-023 Lisboa, PORTUGAL
phone : +351 21 426 97 81
fax : +351 21 727 02 52