Josefredo Gadelha da Silva joined COER in 2023 as a PhD student, his research is focused on “control strategy for simultaneous stabilization and wave energy harvesting for a floating offshore wind/wave platform”.

Josefredo is from Brazil and holds a degree in Electrical Engineering, he graduated from the Federal University of São João Del Rei (UFSJ, 2015 - 2020). He is also finishing his MBA in Business Management at University of São Paulo (USP, 2022 – 2023). Previously worked in industry in the automotive and the energy sectors.