R&D Competencies

  • Electromechanical prototype development; 

  • Time-to-market optimization through the use of advanced simulation and analysis, with SolidWorks, FEMM, ANSYS, MATLAB, Simulink, GAMS, EagleCAD, among others;

  • Use of technical computer language MATLAB®, for algorithms development, data analysis, graphic visualization and numerical computing;

  • Numerical simulation using model-based design techniques in MATLAB®\Simulink® environment for modelling, analysis and simulation of dynamic and integrated systems in several fields;

  • High-level programming tools as the “System Generator for DSP™” from Xilins, Inc. that enables the use of MathWorks model-based Simulink® design environment, for FPGA-based development board programming in real-time integrated hardware systems;

  • Simulation, analysis and design of electrical machines and other electromagnetic devices based on finite element method using CAD and CAE tools (e.g. FEMM, ANSYS); 

  • Numerical simulation of electric power grids by the PSS/E software; 

  • Resolution of optimization problems by GAMS software; 

  • Design of printed circuit boards (PCB) using EagleCAD up to 4 layers; 

  • Production of PCB using SMD/SMT components down to 0402 size;

  • C++ programming of ATMEL microcontrollers (Arduino and ATMEL Studio); 

  • Development of forecast models for energy generation and consumption with associated uncertainty;

  • Soft computing techniques as artificial neural networks, fuzzy logic and swarm intelligence.

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