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Rafael Traldi Moura


Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Escola Politécnica (EP)  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Graduated in Mechatronics Engineering from the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo (2006), completed his doctorate in the Group of Mechanics of Solids and Impact on Structures (GMSIE) at the same university in 2012, having spent 9 months of his doctorate in the Structural Impact Laboratory group ( SIMLab) from the Norwegian university NTNU. Hired as Professor of the department of mechatronics engineering and mechanical systems at the University of São Paulo in 2013, at the age of 29, works in two areas of research: i) in the areas of solid mechanics and finite elements, especially numerical structural analysis, impact on structures and mechanical behavior of polymers and ii) in the area of biomechatronics, especially in the construction of exoskeletons, man-machine interface and the study of motor control. He has been Coordinator of the Mechatronics Engineering and Mechanical Systems Course since 2021, in addition to being the department's representative on the Graduation Commission of the Polytechnic School of USP. He is also, since 2022, the Coordinator of the ThundeRatz Extension Group (, which is the robot battle team of the Polytechnic School of USP. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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