Prof. Felipe Cabral received the Engineer, M.Sc., and D.Sc. degrees in electrical engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 2013, 2014, and 2017, respectively, where his dissertation and thesis were developed in the field of automation science. He was a substitute professor at the Electrical Engineering Department of UFRJ for two years (2015-2016). Since 2018, he has been an Associate Professor in the Department of Automation and Systems at the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), and a Permanent Professor in the Automation and Systems Engineering Program at UFSC, Florianópolis, Brazil. In December 2019, he worked as Visitant Researcher in the Laboratoire d'analyse et d'architecture des systèmes (LAAS) at Toulouse, France. In 2020, he was part of the National Organizing Committee of IFAC Workshop on Discrete Event Systems (WODES 2020). His current research interests are in Engineering Education, theory and applications of discrete event systems in several domains, including fault diagnosis, synthesis of discrete event controllers, cyber-physical systems security, and renewable energy sources.

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