Eduardo Camponogara

eduardo Eduardo Camponogara received a Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in 2000. He is a professor in the Automation and Systems Engineering Department, where he is performing research in mathematical optimization, distributed control and their applications in energy, oil production, and transportation systems.


  • Marco Aurélio Schmitz de Aguiar, “Distributed optimal control of DAE systems,” since 2016.
  • Eduardo Hulse, “Modeling and control of bus rapid transit systems with bottleneck constraints”, since 2018.
  • Alireza Olama, “Distributed cardinality constrained mathematical optimization for learning and control,” since 2019.
  • Luis Nazari, “Modeling and optimal control of water rivers and reservoirs for flood mitigation,” since 2019.
  • Jean Jordanou, “Data-driven modeling and control of large scale dynamic systems,” since 2019.


  • Leandro Rocha, “Linear relaxations for mixed-integer bilinear programs: algorithms, models and applications to the operational management of crude oil supply,” since 2019.
  • Carlos Luguesi, “Proxy models and derivative-free optimization of gas networks,” since 2019.
  • Amanda Machado, “Model-based derivative-free optimization of uncertain simulated functions”, since 2020.
  • Robson dos Santos Júnior. “Modeling and control of differential-algebraic equations using physics-informed neural networks,” since 2020.


  • Eduardo Rehbein, “Physics-informed neural networks for dynamic control,” since 2019


  • Leonardo Salsano de Assis. “Operational management of crude oil supply: models and solution strategies,” 2020. Now at Aurubis, Germany.
  • Caio Merlini Giuliani. “Contributions to derivative-free optimization: an exact penalty method and decompositions for distributed control.” 2019.
  • Thiago Lima Silva. “Contributions to modeling and optimization of oil production systems,” 2017. Now at NTNU, Norway.
  • Vinicius Ramos Rosa, “Design and optimization of oilfied subsa infrastructures with manifold placement and pipeline layout,” 2016. Now at Petrobras
  • Ríad Mattos Nassiffe, “Frameworks for real-time systems reconfiguration with QoS, under energy and temperature constraints,” 2015. Now at IFC.
  • Helton Fernarndo Scherer, “Distributed MPC of dynamic networks: interior-point algorithm and applications,” 2014. Now at Itaipu Technology Center.
  • Marcelo Lopes de Lima, “Distributed satisficing MPC,” 2013. Now at Petrobras Research Center.


  • “Echo State Networks in Identification and Control of Dynamic Systems,” Department of Engineering Cybernetics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, October 2019.
  • “Integrated Short-Term Production Optimization of Multi-Reservoir Oilfields,” Department of Petroleum Engineering, Texas A&M University, March, 2018.
  • “Distributed Optimization and Control of Dynamic Networks, Center for Advanced Decision-Process,” Department of Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, January, 2018.
  • “Derivative-Free Trust-Region Optimization Exploiting Structure in Network Systems, Department of Energy Resources Engineering, Stanford University, December 2017.
  • “An Integrated Methodology for Production Optimization from Multiple Offshore Reservoirs in the Santos Basin,” Department of Energy Resources Engineering, Stanford University, November 2017.
  • “Distributed Optimal Control: Frameworks and Recent Developments,” IBM Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, January 2017.


  • M. de Aguiar, E. Camponogara, B. Foss, “An augmented Lagrangian for optimal control of DAE Systems: algorithm and properties,” to appear in IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 2021.
  • L. Assis, E. Camponogara, I. Grossmann, “A MILP-based clustering strategy for integrating the operational management of crude oil supply,” to appear in Computers & Chemical Engineering, 2021.
  • E. Camponogara, H. Scherer, L. Biegler, I. Grossmann, “Hierarchical decompositions for MPC of resource constrained control systems: applications to building energy management,” to appear in Optimization and Engineering, 2021.
  • L. Seman, L. Koehler, E. Camponogara, W. Kraus Jr, “Integrated headway and bus priority control in transit corridors with bidirectional lane segments,” Transportation Research Part C – Emerging Technologies, v. 111, p. 114-134, 2020.
  • E. Hulse, T. Silva, E. Camponogara, V.  Rosa, B. Vieira, A. Teixeira. “Introducing approximate well dynamics into production optimization for operations scheduling,” Computers & Chemical Engineering, v. 136, p. 1-15, 2020.
  • L. Seman, L. Koehler, W. Kraus Jr, E. Camponogara, “Real-time integrated holding and priority control strategy for transit systems,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, v. 20, p. 3459-3469, 2019.
  • M. Lima, E. Camponogara, M. Campos, L. Miyatake, “Automatic control of flow gathering networks: A mixed-integer receding horizon control applied to an onshore oilfield,” Control Engineering Practice, v. 86, p. 48-55, 2019.