Research Interests

General interest in control systems and power systems engineering. Modeling, simulation, analysis and design of solutions applied to power system stability and control. Optimal and data-driven approaches to the integration of renewable energy resources.

Education Profile

  • M.Sc., Electrical and Computer Engineering, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, 2020
  • ​B.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Unesp, Bauru, Brazil, 2019

Professional Profile

  • 2017-2018: xDSL Interoperability Testing Intern, Intel Corporation, Munich, Germany
  • 2015: Summer Intern, Rohde & Schwarz Reference Laboratory (BME HVT), Budapest, Hungary
  • 2014-2015: Exchange Student, Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME), Budapest, Hungary


  • Optimal Gain-scheduled POD for Power Systems with Hybrid HVDC Links
    Bertozzi et al.
    5th International Conference on Smart Energy Systems and Technologies (SEST), (2022)
  • Investigation of a New Voltage Balancing Circuit for Parallel-connected Offshore PMSG-based Wind Turbines
    Ahmed A. Elserougi, Otavio Bertozzi, Ahmed M. Massoud, Shehab Ahmed
    IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), (2020)
  • Nonlinear Control of a Quadrotor UAV Through Gain Scheduling Technique with Integral Effect 
    O. J. Dezem Bertozzi Jr., P.S. Silva
    I Workshop on Dynamics and Control of Rotating Machines and UAVs, (2017)

Awards and Distinctions

  • Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award for the academic year 2021-2022