Gabriel Gomes

Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering at UC Berkeley
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Gabriel Gomes is a researcher and lecturer with the Mechanical Engineering Department and the Institute of Transportation Studies at UC Berkeley. He received a doctorate degree in automatic control theory in 2004 from UC Berkeley. Since then, he has focused his research on various problems in the modeling, simulation, and control of traffic networks. As a lecturer at UC Berkeley, he has taught courses in partial differential equations, control theory, and mathematical modeling. He also supervises capstone projects with the Master of Engineering program of the Fung Institute. These projects cover a wide range of topics, including robotics, solar energy, machine learning, natural language processing, traffic simulation, reinforcement learning, autonomous vehicles, and smart exercise machines. He is the author of over 50 papers in various areas of engineering.