Paulo Santos received his PhD degree in artificial intelligence from Imperial College, London, UK in 2003, working on the development of spatial reasoning systems for mobile robots. He was a research assistant at the School of Computing, University of Leeds, UK (2003-2005), working on a European Union funded project for the development of Cognitive Vision Systems. Dr. Santos led a research group in AI and Robotics in Sao Paulo, Brazil (2005-2019), conducting a number of research projects on AI and Robotics of industrial interest.
During this period, Dr. Santos was also a visiting researcher at the following world-class institutions: University of Leeds, UK (2007, 2010); Ryerson University, Canada (2010), Bremen University, Germany (2012); Corunna University, Spain (2014). Currently Dr. Santos is an Associate Professor of AI and Robotics at Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia, continuing his research on Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics.