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R. Cobos Mendez MSc (Reynaldo)

PhD Candidate

About Me

My name is Reynaldo. I am a researcher on software architecture for robotics. I have a background in mechatronics and electrical engineering. My interest is on the energetic behaviour of robotic systems – both of their hardware and software – and on using this energy information to achieve better robot control. I am thrilled to collaborate with researchers working onn software for robotics, control, physical-systems modelling, and more.    

Expertise

Mathematics
Communication
Control Software
Engineering & Materials Science
Communication
Cyber Physical System
Modeling Languages
Physics
Power And Energy
Robotics

Research

My research is on designing software structures for robotics that account for the energy information in the system. This energy-aware software architecture can facilitate addressing concerns in robotics where energy plays a role – e.g., stability, autonomy, physical interaction, higher-level decision making.

Publications

Recent
Mendez, R. C. , Broenink, J. , & Dresscher, D. (2022). Energy-guarded Loop-control Architecture. In 2022 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM) https://doi.org/10.1109/aim52237.2022.9863257
Mendez, R. C., Hobert, E. , Dresscher, D. , & Broenink, J. (2022). On Structuring Energy-aware Sequence-control Software. In 2022 IEEE/ACM 4th International Workshop on Robotics Software Engineering (RoSE) (pp. 1-8). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1145/3526071.3527517
Mendez, R. C. , Dresscher, D. , & Broenink, J. (2021). Power and Energy Communication Services for Control-software Models. In Proceedings - 2021 IEEE/ACM 3rd International Workshop on Robotics Software Engineering, RoSE 2021 (pp. 55-62). [9474544] IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/RoSE52553.2021.00016
Cobos Mendez, R., de Oliveira Filho, J. , Dresscher, D. , & Broenink, J. (Ed.) (2020). A Bond-Graph Metamodel: Physics-Based Interconnection of Software Components. In F. Arbab, & S-S. Jongmans (Eds.), Formal Aspects of Component Software: 16th International Conference, FACS 2019, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, October 23–25, 2019, Proceedings (pp. 87-105). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; Vol. 12018). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-40914-2_5
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Visiting Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science
Carré (building no. 15)
Hallenweg 23
7522NH  Enschede
The Netherlands

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University of Twente
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science
Carré
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands