JOSÉ C. GEROMEL was born in Itatiba, SP, Brazil in 1952. He received the Bs. and Ms. degrees in Electrical Engineering from University of Campinas - UNICAMP, Brazil, in 1975 and 1976, respectively, and the Docteur d' État degree from University Paul Sabatier - LAAS / CNRS, Toulouse, France, in 1979. He joined the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UNICAMP in 1975, where he is professor of Control Systems Analysis and Design. In 1987 he held a visiting professor position at Milan Polytechnic Institute, Milan, Italy. He has been a member of the Editorial Board of International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control and Associate Editor of European Journal of Control and Nonlinear Analysis: Hybrid Systems. He was awarded in 1994 and 2014 the Zeferino Vaz Award for his teaching and research activities at UNICAMP and, in 2007 the Scopus Award jointly awarded by Elsevier and CAPES / Brazil. Since 1991 he has been a Fellow 1-A and in 1997 he has been elected member of the Electrical Engineering Committee of the CNPq - Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development. From 1998 to 2002 he has served as the Dean for Graduate Studies at UNICAMP. Since 1998 he has been a member of the Brazilian Academy of Science. In 1999 he has been named Chevalier dans l' Ordre des Palmes Académiques by the French Minister of National Education. In 2003 he has been elected member of the IFAC Council for the term 2003-2005. In 2010 he received the Docteur Honoris Causa degree from University Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France and has been named a member of the Brazilian Order of Scientific Merit by the President of the Federative Republic of Brazil. In 2011 he has been named Distinguished Lecturer by the IEEE Control Systems Society. In 2018 he has been promoted to Grã-Cruz of the Brazilian Order of Scientific Merit.
He is co-author of the books Control Theory and Design - with P. Colaneri and A. Locatelli, Academic Press, 1997, Análise Linear de Sistemas Dinâmicos, in portuguese, - with A. G. B. Palhares, Edgard Blücher, 2004, Controle Linear de Sistemas Dinâmicos, in portuguese, - with R. H. Korogui, Edgard Blücher, 2011, and Análise Linear de Sinais, in portuguese, - with G. S. Deaecto, Edgard Blücher, 2019.
(Fonte: Currículo Lattes)