Hector Bessa Silveira
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    Professor at Department of Automation and Systems (DAS), Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Brazil

    Email: hector dot silveira at ufsc dot br

    Address:

    Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC)
    Centro Tecnológico (CTC)
    Departamento de Automação e Sistemas (DAS)
    Sala 208
    Trindade – Florianópolis – SC – Brazil
    CEP 88040-900
    Caixa Postal 476

    Academics:

    • Visiting Professor at Centre Automatique et Systèmes (CAS), Mines ParisTech (ENSMP), Paris, France,     Aug 2014 – Jan 2015
    • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering at University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil, 2010
    • Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering at Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Brazil, 2004
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering at Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Brazil, 2001
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management at State University of Santa Catarina (UDESC), Brazil, 2005

    Research Subjects:

    • Analysis and control of nonlinear systems
    • Geometric control theory
    • Differential flatness
    • Lyapunov stability
    • Stochastic control
    • Sliding mode control
    • Quantum systems
    • Ecological systems

    Curriculum Vitae (Lattes – in Portuguese)

    Teaching (in Portuguese):

    Master’s Dissertation (in Portuguese)

    • Title (Título): A Control Strategy for Predator-Prey Systems (Uma Estratégia de Controle para Sistemas Presa-Predador) (PDF)
    • Keywords: control of predator-prey systems, sustainable exploitation, piecewise-constant control signals, ecological recovery, sliding mode control, environmental management policy
    • (Palavras-chave: controle de sistemas presa-predador, exploração sustentável, sinal de controle constante por partes, recuperação ambiental, controle por modos deslizantes, política de gerenciamento ambiental)
    • Supervisor: Prof. Daniel Juan Pagano (DAS – UFSC – Brazil)

    Ph.D. Thesis (in Portuguese)

    • Title (Título): Triangular Forms for Nonlinear Systems with Two Inputs and Control of Driftless Systems on SU(n) with Applications to Quantum Mechanics (Formas Triangulares para Sistemas Não-Lineares com Duas Entradas e Controle de Sistemas sem Arrasto em SU(n) com Aplicações em Mecânica Quântica) (PDF)
    • Keywords: nonlinear systems, triangular forms, differential flatness, geometric control theory, exterior differential systems, nonlinear control, special unitary group, Lyapunov stability, control of quantum systems, C-NOT quantum logic gate
    • (Palavras-chave: sistemas não-lineares, formas triangulares, platitude diferencial, teoria de controle geométrica, sistemas diferenciais exteriores, controle não-linear, grupo especial unitário, estabilidade de Lyapunov, controle de sistemas quânticos, porta lógica quântica C-NOT)
    • Supervisors: Prof. Paulo Sérgio Pereira da Silva  (PTC – USP – Brazil) and Prof. Pierre Rouchon (CAS – Mines ParisTech (ENSMP) – France)

    Publications in Journals:

    1. Silveira, Hector B., Pereira da Silva, Paulo S., Rouchon, Pierre. A Flat Triangular Form for Nonlinear Systems with Two Inputs: Necessary and Sufficient Conditions. European Journal of Control, v. 22, p. 17-22, 2015. A preliminary version is available at arXiv:1312.3527.
    2. Silveira, H. B., Pereira da Silva, P. S., Rouchon, P. Quantum Gate Generation by T-Sampling Stabilization. International Journal of Control, 87(6): 1227-1242, 2014. A preliminary version is available at arXiv:1308.1504.
    3. Silveira, H. B., Pereira da Silva, P. S., Rouchon, P. Quantum Gate Generation for Systems with Drift in U(n) using Lyapunov-LaSalle Techniques. International Journal of Control, 89(12): 2466-2481, 2016.

    Publications in Conferences:

    1. Morita, L. Y., Roqueiro, N., Silveira, H. B. Rastreamento de Ângulo de Esterço e Velocidade Longitudinal para um Veículo Inclinável de Três Rodas. Congresso Brasileiro de Automática (CBA), 2016 (in Portuguese).
    2. Milhomem, R. L., Castelan, E. B., Garcia, M. P., Silveira, H. B. Condições LMIs para Análise e Síntese de Sistemas Lineares em Tempo Discreto Sujeitos a uma Classe de Perturbações Limitadas. Congresso Brasileiro de Automática (CBA), 2016 (in Portuguese).
    3. Morita, L. Y., Roqueiro, N., Silveira, H. B. Steering and Velocity Tracking of a Tilting Three-Wheeled Vehicle Using Sliding Mode Control. International Workshop on Variable Structure Systems (VSS), 2016.
    4. Silveira, H. B., Pereira da Silva, P. S., Rouchon, P. Stabilization of Photon-Number States via Single-Photon Corrections: A First Convergence Analysis Under an Ideal Set-Up. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), 2015. An extended version is available at arXiv:1503.06933.
    5. Roqueiro, N., Carmo, L. M. M., Silveira, H. B., Colet, E. F. An Extension of the Unity Vector Control Method. International Workshop on Variable Structure Systems (VSS), 2014.
    6. Silveira, H. B., Pereira da Silva, P. S., Rouchon, P. A Stochastic Lyapunov Feedback Technique for Propagator Generation of Quantum Systems on U(n). European Control Conference (ECC), 2013.
    7. Silveira, H. B., Silveira, H. M., Pereira da Silva, P. S., Pagano, D. J. A Computer Control Method for a General Class of Nonlinear Systems with Low Sampling Rates. Congresso Brasileiro de Automática (CBA), 2012.
    8. Garcia, M. P., Silveira, H. B., Castelan, E. B. Condições LMIs para Análise e Síntese de Sistemas Lineares Sujeitos a uma Classe de Perturbações Limitadas. Congresso Brasileiro de Automática (CBA), 2012 (in Portuguese).
    9. Silveira, H. B., Pereira da Silva, P. S., Rouchon, P. Explicit Control Laws for the Periodic Motion Planning of Controllable Driftless Systems on SU(n). IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), 2012.
    10. Silveira, H. B., Pereira da Silva, P. S., Rouchon, P. A Time-Periodic Lyapunov Approach for Motion Planning of Controllable Driftless Systems on SU(n). IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), 2009.
    11. Silveira, H. B., Pereira da Silva, P. S. A Triangular Form for Flat Nonlinear Systems with Two Controls and Five or Less States. IFAC Symposium on System, Structure and Control (SSSC), 2007.
    12. Silveira, H. B., Pagano, D. J., Pereira da Silva, P. S. Low-Rate Sampling Computer Control of Nonlinear Systems. Congresso Brasileiro de Automática (CBA), 2006.
    13. Silveira, H. B., Pagano, D. J. Piecewise-Constant Control Signal for Predator-Prey Systems: Application to Ecological Recovery. IFAC World Congress, 2005.
    14. Silveira, H. B., Pagano, D. J. Control of Predator-Prey Systems Using Piecewise-Constant Signals. Congresso Brasileiro de Automática (CBA), 2004.