Fernando Lobo Pereira, founder of the ARISE Associated Lab of which he was Scientific Coordinator, passed away on June 17th, 2022. He was 65 years old.

A person of immense sympathy and generosity, he leaves an enormous scientific legacy. One of the biggest Portuguese names in the areas of control, dynamic optimization, impulsive systems, coordination and control of multiple dynamic systems, autonomous systems, as well as control applications in mobile robotics, power and manufacturing systems.

With condolences to the family, colleagues and friends The Advanced Production and Intelligent Systems Associated Laboratory.